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Growth Chamber w/ Constant Low Heat Source
    #2343545 - 02/16/04 11:41 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

I had originally picked up one of these for a damp closet in my basement. After i opened it I realized it didn't "extract moisture" like it said. Instead it simply warmed up to force hot air up and out of the room it was in.

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=41100

It says it covers 200 Cubic feet. Tbats like a 4'X 5' X'10' box just for reference. I decided to test its potential as a possible incubator.

Using a 18 gal rubbermaid roughneck I put the rod approx
8" above the bottom, placing the rod lenghtwise supported by two holes in the walls. I sealed the holes around it with silicone, but anything really could've been used and set it alone with several recently innoculated jars.

The result, a relatively constant 82-86 degrees 24 hours a day for the 5 days it was left on. Since the container was sealed 99% of the time there was no humidity loss. Also, since it a relatvely low heat source I didn't notice any reall hot-spots, but I also found that was hard to measure.

I don't know if this has ever been mentioned, or if anyone would get the same results, but for me it seems to work fine. Although I remember it being around 20 and not 30$.


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Re: Growth Chamber w/ Constant Low Heat Source [Re: thisspock]
    #2343715 - 02/17/04 12:22 AM (13 years, 6 months ago)

that looks pretty good, i might use that instead of the light bulb idea ( http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat...;o=&fpart=1 ) .


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