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fish tank bubbler for humidity
    #1445012 - 04/09/03 10:51 PM (21 years, 3 months ago)

would the pump of a fish tank bubbler get wrecked if you put it inside a terrarium due to the high humidity? Also, if you left the pump outside the terrarium would it still be able to get the humidity high enough?

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Re: fish tank bubbler for humidity [Re: Mushroom_X]
    #1445015 - 04/09/03 10:52 PM (21 years, 3 months ago)

Put it outside the container. A bubler alone is not very good for keeping humidity up. It is mostly for air exchange.


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Re: fish tank bubbler for humidity [Re: Mushroom_X]
    #1445045 - 04/09/03 11:01 PM (21 years, 3 months ago)

the bubbler inside the chamber would only recycle the CO2. needs to be outside the chamber. Baby Bear wrapped hers in coffee filters....Tyvik would work also.

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Re: fish tank bubbler for humidity [Re: Papa_Bear]
    #1445129 - 04/09/03 11:15 PM (21 years, 3 months ago)

of coarse air exchange would still be needed but if you left it in the terrarium the the humidity would be kept high. My question was would the bubbler short out or something due to the high humidity?

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Re: fish tank bubbler for humidity [Re: Mushroom_X]
    #1445137 - 04/09/03 11:17 PM (21 years, 3 months ago)

I doubt it. I also doubt it will create enough humidity for your cakes. Better to use perlite IMO.


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Re: fish tank bubbler for humidity [Re: z@z.com]
    #1445155 - 04/09/03 11:20 PM (21 years, 3 months ago)

why wouldbn't it? if it circulated the same air though the water constantly wouldn't the humidity get high enough after a bit? Then air can be exchange by fanning once or twice a day.

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Re: fish tank bubbler for humidity [Re: Mushroom_X]
    #1445324 - 04/09/03 11:58 PM (21 years, 3 months ago)

put the pump on the outside and you will get some fresh air exchange too.

here is an easy way to make sure that your air pump isn't sucking in contaminated air into your fruiting chamber.




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Re: fish tank bubbler for humidity [Re: Roadkill]
    #1445355 - 04/10/03 12:05 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

did you use another humidification tek to go along with that?

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Re: fish tank bubbler for humidity [Re: Mushroom_X]
    #1445523 - 04/10/03 01:19 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

Take the pump thing to the next level.

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Re: fish tank bubbler for humidity [Re: Mushroom_X]
    #1445547 - 04/10/03 01:33 AM (21 years, 3 months ago)

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did you use another humidification tek to go along with that?



Depends on what you are using....cakes or casings.

If you are using cakes....damp perlite with a bubbler inside the fruiting chamber...notice the glass with the air stone in the top corner.


If you are doing casings...just a bubbler in the fruiting chamber will work.
The glass is in the back corner (you can't see it) no need for perlite with casings.


To make a bubbler...use a aquarium air pump...aquarium air tubing...a air stone...small glass....water and h2o2 mix.

good luck!



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