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Offlinecandykid420
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terrerium humidification
    #2965083 - 08/04/04 06:01 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)


Okay, so I have a rubbermaind garbage bin, using plastic cover on the top, but I'm stuck now - I've read that I need to put perlite at the bottom, but what about humidification? Will the perlite cover this, or do I need to rig up some humidifcation device? I know, newb question.


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Re: terrerium humidification [Re: candykid420]
    #2965096 - 08/04/04 06:07 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Well what do you plan on putting in the terrerium? cakes or casings?


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Re: terrerium humidification [Re: Fungi_x]
    #2965112 - 08/04/04 06:12 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

cakes


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Re: terrerium humidification [Re: candykid420]
    #2965121 - 08/04/04 06:16 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

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Mushrooms require a high level of humidity to grow. These documents will explain how to achieve the necessary humidity level in your terrarium.





http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/7


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Re: terrerium humidification [Re: candykid420]
    #2965124 - 08/04/04 06:18 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

But I suggest you go all out and setup a Poor Man's Pod

http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/25056


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Re: terrerium humidification [Re: candykid420]
    #2965302 - 08/04/04 07:19 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

using rubbermaid storage bin.I have been using perlite on the bottom while soaking in very little water(cakes on tinfoil of course),misting 3 times a day fanning 4-6 times a day and my humidity is between 97-100%.humidity has not fallen below 97% yet. .hope this helps you,GOOD LUCK JIM


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Re: terrerium humidification [Re: budro]
    #2965326 - 08/04/04 07:31 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

do casings instead, they dont need as much humidity and if done in the right size terrarium the casing itself will usually provide the right amount of humidity on it's own via the evaporation of water in the casing layer. if you wanna do lots of cakes at once they will give off enough humidity on there own. go to a thread in the grow log forum called: my magic box. this was some of my friends work. we never use any device or media to create humidity. however if i was going to use something i would use hydroton. its used in hydroponics. it all boils down to the cubic volume of your fruiting chamber and how much stuff is fruiting within the container.
p.s. i know in the pics on that thread there are humidifiers in the set up however they were actually useless. we discovered that we didn't need 'em once. there have been major changes in the design of those terrariums since those pics were taken. i'll post some new ones soon.


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Re: terrerium humidification [Re: fungusflip]
    #2974383 - 08/07/04 03:07 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Thanks Jim! Your method is what ive chosen to do! I hope this works! I also ordered PF Jars to speed up the process


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Re: terrerium humidification [Re: Fungi_x]
    #2974489 - 08/07/04 03:42 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

fungi x the air stones actually would aid in co2 removal if ya had polyfil stuffed holes just above the hydroton level making The Poor Man's Pod OP totally automated and fuctionally superior IMHO.


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