Home | Community | Message Board


This site includes paid links. Please support our sponsors.


Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Shop: MagicBag.co All-In-One Bags That Don't Suck   Mushroom-Hut Substrate Mix   North Spore North Spore Mushroom Grow Kits & Cultivation Supplies   Original Sensible Seeds Bulk Cannabis Seeds   OlympusMyco.com Olympus Myco Bulk Substrate

Jump to first unread post Pages: 1
Some of these posts are very old and might contain outdated information. You may wish to search for newer posts instead.
Anonymous

Re: perlite outside terrarium
    #10512 - 04/01/00 06:20 PM (24 years, 2 months ago)

hi ALDOUS, what you plan on doing seems to be a waste of time. Sounds like you did your homework though... Let me say that you should look at a new hum. tek. the one you plan on using is not realy necessery. also you didn't mention if you are casing or not?

------------------
If your not living on the edge....Then your taking up to much space.


Extras: Filter Print Post Top
OfflineAldous
enthusiast
Male User Gallery

Registered: 10/19/99
Posts: 980
Loc: inside my skull
Last seen: 1 month, 4 days
Re: perlite outside terrarium
    #10514 - 04/02/00 08:54 AM (24 years, 2 months ago)

I'm not casing, I'm growing on straight PF cakes. So why the loss of time? It seems to me that it might work, and that this method is much less messy and that the timer can easily be adjusted to achieve optimal results. Can you be a bit more specific?
Thanks.

Extras: Filter Print Post Top
OfflineHumidity
Mad Scientist
Registered: 04/01/00
Posts: 358
Loc: Somewhere in Northeast OH
Last seen: 20 years, 4 months
Re: perlite outside terrarium
    #10515 - 04/02/00 12:01 PM (24 years, 2 months ago)

Aldous I have thought about trying something like this in the past. It seems like this would work great giving you constaint gas exchange and high humidity.

This is what I was planning to do. Use two tupperware containers and seal the tops of their lids together with some silicon gel or other sealant then cut out the middle leaving about a 1 inch boarder around the edge. Then take a peice of screen and seal it along the 1 inch boarder. Then put your wet perlite on top of the screen, the key is to having all of the screen covered with perlite so the air is forced to go through it. Now put you lids on run your air pump hose below and the hose to your grow chamber form the top. The perlite will probiblely dry out pretty fast, but it would not be hard to remove the lid and remoisten the perlite. I think this would work however I have not tried it myself.



--------------------
_____________________________________________________________________________________
"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." -Stephen Hawking

Extras: Filter Print Post Top
Jump to top Pages: 1

Shop: MagicBag.co All-In-One Bags That Don't Suck   Mushroom-Hut Substrate Mix   North Spore North Spore Mushroom Grow Kits & Cultivation Supplies   Original Sensible Seeds Bulk Cannabis Seeds   OlympusMyco.com Olympus Myco Bulk Substrate


Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* perlite terrarium philistine4life 1,239 3 10/21/01 09:02 PM
by philistine4life
* Perlite - terrarium - condensation MAIA 2,356 11 09/09/01 02:20 PM
by CACA
* correct hydro perox ratio for perlite terrarium? opieusps 472 1 07/08/03 04:30 PM
by dog
* Casing.. Removing from perlite terrarium REQUIRED?? pillsbury420 950 6 03/19/03 08:52 AM
by pillsbury420
* Container in Perlite Terrarium ? badtz 729 4 01/24/03 01:34 PM
by badtz
* growth process with perlite? roykinn 1,618 17 10/19/01 01:06 AM
by roykinn
* Perlite Humidification Question scrump000 523 2 06/27/05 04:02 PM
by backupwards
* Please help! bugs in the terrarium Bizzle123 3,574 13 10/16/03 10:44 PM
by Mycomancer

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, veggie, mushboy, fahtster, LogicaL Chaos, 13shrooms, Stipe-n Cap, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta, Tormato, Land Trout, A.k.a
607 topic views. 23 members, 105 guests and 151 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Show Images Only | Sort by Score | Print Topic ]
Search this thread:

Copyright 1997-2024 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.023 seconds spending 0.008 seconds on 13 queries.