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Guinea pig poop fertilizer?

Discussion in 'Nutrients' started by AlwaysToken12, Aug 4, 2011.


    AlwaysToken12 Member

    I have heard that rabbit and guinea pig shit make a great fertilizer for household plants.. So would it be good for marijuana? i have 2 guinea pigs that shit alot and when it drys it seems useable.. Oh.. One more thing.. I also have a large iguana who shits alot too... All iguanas eat are fruit and vegetables.. Plz leave comments and opinions.. I am kinda excited about this :)

    symbiote420 Well-Known Member

    Give it a shot, those types of animals have a pretty healthy diet, just make sure you compost it for a while so it doesn't burn so hot.

    cannawizard AMC Mod

    *worth trying, ill also look into this since im looking for new bacteria/fungi to add in my organic formulas

    AlwaysToken12 Member

    update me about whatever you find
    Clown Baby

    Clown Baby Well-Known Member

    dig a hole and start composting it

    harryhood Active Member

    If it's REALLY dried and hard out you don't need to compost it, just put some in a container (empty milk jug works fine) and fill the rest up with water...shake it, stir it, let it sit for 24-48 hours mixing it up every once in a while. This is what I do with chicken shit and cow shit, I also add grass clippings for an added boost of nitrogen. I don't know if Guinea pig/iguana poo works the same as chicken and cow dung, but I think it'd be worth a try. The good thing about diluted organic fertilizer is that it's hard to fuck up with.

    doser Well-Known Member

    When you say "they shit a lot" are you saying he shits more than the average guinea pig, or are you saying that the average guinea pig shits a lot? Just want to get this straight in case this all works out for ya I want to know what to look for in a guinea pig. Ditto for the lizard.

    AlwaysToken12 Member

    Guinea pigs and iguanas crap alot in general because they eat alot :)

    wiseguy316 Well-Known Member

    I have made teas with rabbit shit and added it to the soil when i am planting. Never had a problem with it.

    AlwaysToken12 Member

    Cool.. I am definitely gonna do more research and am hoping i have found a steady fertilizer supply.

    tehgenoc1de Active Member

    Guinea Pigs shit sooo fucking much, you're set for life on food...his life anyway.
    Organic Toker

    Organic Toker Active Member

    Hey Harry,

    A piece of advice in the internet lasts for a life-time and helps a million lives, like you did mine.

    Santa gave me two guinea pigs and I knew their poop can be of a big use to me. I was thinking after adding the 1st batch to the soil and seeing the plants response, it can be used in the same way as our forefathers used cowdung.

    Your words just gained me enough confidence to try this out.

    Thank you!

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