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what hygrometer readings are appropriate for BEST?
    #3224780 - 10/06/04 11:05 PM (12 years, 19 days ago)

hey guys i bought a hygrometer today (combination thermometer / humidity gauge) from acurite - question is - what is the appropriate level of humidity? currently it says HI. is this OK or should it be more like 80-90% ? please advise because dew drops are formin on the cakes and their growth is stunting one appears aborted whats goin on?
bought a thermostat heater for the closet and outside and inside chamber temp is at 80 degrees F steady...

is it too laste or are they most likely dead from overhumidity?
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Re: what hygrometer readings are appropriate for B [Re: irie420]
    #3224796 - 10/06/04 11:09 PM (12 years, 19 days ago)

Sounds like you have a cheap hygrometer. Cheap higrometers have trouble reading humidity above 80% or so. When they get a high humidity they just say Hi. If droplets are forming then the humidity should be fine.

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Re: what hygrometer readings are appropriate for BEST? [Re: irie420]
    #3224809 - 10/06/04 11:12 PM (12 years, 19 days ago)

Drop the temp down to 74-76F. that will lower RH as well. Don't worry they're not dead :laugh: Cakes love high humidity!

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Re: what hygrometer readings are appropriate for B [Re: hyphae]
    #3225082 - 10/06/04 11:55 PM (12 years, 19 days ago)

Yeah man, I got a cheepie electric one too. It changes to EE repeatedly so I have to fan out the air and wait a bit to get a decent reading. Hopefully once I get my air pump and stone in it'll fix it up.

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Re: what hygrometer readings are appropriate for B [Re: BioSore]
    #3225383 - 10/07/04 12:46 AM (12 years, 19 days ago)

Oh yea, and don't use a cigar humidor hygrometer. Maybe that's obvious. Like a real and proper noob, I ordered one because it seemed cheap at $10 (for a piece of equipment that is optional anyways). - Then I get it, and it only measures RH between 40-70%! (Though the dial goes from 0-100%, just to taunt us)

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