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Offlinekemikal
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    #1711736 - 07/13/03 05:13 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

I think this is more than likely a dumb question, but I need to know the answer. This morning around 9:30 a.m. I put perlite in my terrarium and wet it down with a full 2-liter bottle of water(just until it was moist with a little extra water collecting) But any ways I pulled all the perlite to one side tilted it up and drained all the excess water to the other side and soaked it up with a towel. Now this was roughly 8 hours ago. Should I wait until I actually see condensation in side until I place my cakes in there, or just do it now? Also, does that sound like the right amount of water to use?


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Re: Perlite [Re: kemikal]
    #1711748 - 07/13/03 05:17 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

the water should be half as deep as the perlite


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Re: Perlite [Re: kemikal]
    #1711755 - 07/13/03 05:19 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

perfect. the perlite is saturated, as it should be.

it's ready and waiting for it's occupants to move in  :laugh:


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Re: Perlite [Re: fee]
    #1711758 - 07/13/03 05:20 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

So I need standing water in the bottom of it?


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Re: Perlite [Re: kemikal]
    #1711761 - 07/13/03 05:21 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

it all depends on where u live, the temperature, the RH, etc on if there will be condensation on the walls... i never got condenstaion but still maintained a 92% RH...

so just put the cakes in there and make sure its the terranium is tightly sealed and u should be fine...


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Re: Perlite [Re: kemikal]
    #1711764 - 07/13/03 05:23 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

no, dont put water standing on the bottom... it will be more prone to disease...

just get a water bottle of h202/h20 and spray lightly... ive done this many times with success... a lot of the people havnt even grown shrooms and still try to give advise...


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