Air plants are epiphytes (they grow on other plants) and they do not need potting mix.
Place your air plant in a location where it will receive bright light, but not direct sun unless it’s a gentle direct morning sun.
Watering by soaking: fully submerge your air plant every 1 to 2 weeks during the morning hours in lukewarm water for at least 10 minutes and up to an hour. Then carefully shake off as much water as possible and place in a bright location with good circulation so it can dry fully within 3 hours. Do not place it bottom down in a bowl or enclosed space until fully dry to avoid rotting. If your plant is in a very bright or very dry spot or has thin leaves, it will probably appreciate one good misting between soakings.
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