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OfflineLizard King
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Re: --How can i raise humidity??--
    #20532 - 06/14/00 02:48 PM (17 years, 5 months ago)

Make sure your lid is sealed tight on your terrarium. It should reach near 100% if its sealed correctly. If that still doesn't do it, check into Rippers hummidification tek. It works quite well!

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Re: --How can i raise humidity??--
    #20534 - 06/14/00 04:18 PM (17 years, 5 months ago)

Purchase some weather stripping at a hardware store and apply it around the rim of your terarium. This makes it pretty much air tight. I'm assuming your terrarium is a plastic rectangular box w/ a plastic lid. 8 quarts seems a little small for a terrarium. What grow tek are you using?

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Re: --How can i raise humidity??--
    #20535 - 06/14/00 09:21 PM (17 years, 5 months ago)

It could be that your humidity gauge is not working properly - many cheaper ones (like mine!) cut out at high humidities. Check to see if you have condensation forming - if so your humidity is prob ok. A fish tank bubbler will increase humidity (also put a bubbler stone in the water for a bit more humidity) as will a simple spraying with water a few times a day.


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Re: --How can i raise humidity??--
    #20536 - 06/14/00 11:52 PM (17 years, 5 months ago)

Make sure you have the right level of water in your perlite. You want all of your perlite to be wet, but for the most humidity, you want only a very thin layer of water at the bottom. This allows for maximum surface area of the perlite exposed to the air.

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