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Aquarium humidification
    #2978362 - 08/08/04 03:33 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Greetings - I'm busy experimenting with getting my aquarium properly humidified. I live somewhere in a pretty dry state and I am not sure if this has anything to do with my problems. But I have been experimenting with the Perlite technique, and can't seem to get the humidity to get above 86%. I have properly calibrated my hygrometer with the damp salt in the ziplock bag trick. Any suggestions?

One thing I have been wondering about if if I stick my humidifier in the tank. It is one that molecularizes the water. The water just sits in a tank and a fan on top circulates the evaporated water. Bit it is generally able to make my entire bathroom about 70 to 80% humid. So I am wondering if that would just be over the top inside of a thirty gallon aquarium. Any thoughts on this as well? Thanks.


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Re: Aquarium humidification [Re: Shoney45]
    #2978537 - 08/08/04 04:30 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Should, try it.

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Re: Aquarium humidification [Re: Shoney45]
    #2978669 - 08/08/04 05:28 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

try this: No perlite. Just a air pump leading to an airstone in about an inch or 2 of water. If u put suran wrap or something over the top to seal it u get way more than enough humidity this way. perlite is really messy.


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