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OfflineFrappy
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Fanning
    #3171269 - 09/23/04 08:14 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Hey I'm new, but I've spent a great deal of time researching mushrooms and reading old posts here and elsewhere. I've noticed a few people mention that it is necessary to "fan" the mushrooms around 3 times a day for proper air exchange. I was wondering how you can do this and still keep the humidity near 95% if you're lifting the cover and fanning the humid air away all the time? Wouldn't this also potentially introduce contams? Is it more important to fan the mushrooms, or keep a high humidity?


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Re: Fanning [Re: Frappy]
    #3171280 - 09/23/04 08:15 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Light mist afterwards. The more fanning the better... Don't accidentally mist pins though.


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Re: Fanning [Re: Ayrios]
    #3171459 - 09/23/04 08:47 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

depends on how your tub is setup - a friend of mine has an ultrasonic hooked up via a pool hose- sealed with aquatic sealant glue. everynow and then he turns it on and it fills the tub up with a gianat white cloud. . . like now ; nit je mever (but he never) looses RH when opening it.

Also there was a post by hyphae yesterday where he said he likes to use a pressure sprayer (hand pump) - like a conventional mister yet with a pump on it that creates a ultra fine mist. . . . this seems like the next step up from the ultrasonic humidifier. .


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Re: Fanning [Re: Frappy]
    #3171532 - 09/23/04 08:59 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Fan every couple hours, mist the walls, and fill it with that white cloud he was talking about. You'll keep it at more like 99% and get great air exchange.


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