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adding fan to incubator
    #2376086 - 02/25/04 02:34 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

I was think about adding a fan to my incubator. It's pretty crowded and a fan might increase air exchange. My question is, should the fan run 24/7? Or should the fan pop on when the heating element pops on?


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Re: adding fan to incubator [Re: TrippinSpinners]
    #2376094 - 02/25/04 02:37 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

why would you need a fan in the incubator?


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Re: adding fan to incubator [Re: TrippinSpinners]
    #2376511 - 02/25/04 05:11 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

A fan in a crowded incubator is actually a good idea.  Without the fan, the temperature can stratify causing jars near the bottom to be cooler than the ones near the top.  Also, mycelium metabolism generates a surprising amount of heat which further adds to the stratification.  This really isn't a big deal, but a fan does help.

At the bottom fo this post, there is a pic and some details about how to set up a fan in your incubator:

http://shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php...&PHPSESSID=

Good luck!  :mushroom2:

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