Adding urine to the Subpod

Adding urine to the Subpod

‚ÄčWe strongly advise against urinating directly into the Subpod. The high nitrogen levels present in fresh urine will burn the worms.
 
We also do not recommend adding urine to finished vermiculture compost. Instead, we advise that you dilute it at least 1:10 or more safely 1:30 and use it to water plants. Even when diluted, you must exercise caution when using diluted urine to water your plants. This is because the repeated addition of urine will eventually cause a build-up sodium chloride concentration (salinity) which plants have different degrees of sensitivity to.
 
This might be avoided if you live in an area that has high rainfall. In that case, the sodium will get diluted out. If the opposite is true, and you live in an area that has low rainfall or poor drainage, you are at risk for building up salt levels in the soil. This is hard to reverse without adding lots of water.

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