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Too Much Perilite
    #347567 - 06/23/01 06:47 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Putting too much perilite into the terrarium won't cause the shrooms to over humidify will it? I currently have about 3 inches of perilite cause I poured too much water in the first time and had to level it off with more perilite. And no I could not just drain it... I have a really immoble terrarium setup

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: PlowKing]
    #347584 - 06/23/01 07:26 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Casings or cakes? If casings, too much humidity is BAD.

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: PlowKing]
    #347587 - 06/23/01 07:44 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

No that will not cause a problem 2-3 inches is fine

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: dimitri211]
    #347595 - 06/23/01 07:58 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

It actually doesn?t matter at all if you have 1 ot 10 inches of perlite in your terrarium, the thinner will simply run out of water faster than a thick one.

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: PlowKing]
    #347654 - 06/23/01 10:11 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Anno's got it dead on. The surface of the perlite is all that transpires, the rest of it just acts as a wick.

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: jonnyshaggs420]
    #347665 - 06/23/01 10:33 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

When should I start seeing the humidity on the side of the terrarium?

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: PlowKing]
    #347671 - 06/23/01 10:39 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

oh btw.. should i have saran wrap over the casings if i have em in the terrarium? they are only on day 1

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: PlowKing]
    #347672 - 06/23/01 10:40 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Assuming the terr. is sealed (at least mostly air tight) then the humidity should climb high enough to leave droplets in a couple of days. You can speed the whole process up by misting it.

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: jonnyshaggs420]
    #347795 - 06/24/01 07:58 AM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Just how would you go about dropping the humidity when your ready to fruit a casing? I've been having this problem and getting a bit of overlay. Should I maybe just cut an extra hole in the terrarium so some of the humidity escapes?


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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: kayaman9]
    #348089 - 06/24/01 06:41 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

If your getting overlay then you don't have enough air exchange, cutting or drilling some small holes in the terrarium should help with that.

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: PlowKing]
    #348193 - 06/24/01 09:02 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

you should be seeing condensation after ATLEAST 24 hours.

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: PlowKing]
    #348194 - 06/24/01 09:03 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

you should be seeing condensation after ATMOST 24 hours.

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: kayaman9]
    #348198 - 06/24/01 09:07 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

Why not just fan a little more often? That should drop the humidity plenty.

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Re: Too Much Perilite [Re: Shroominator]
    #348200 - 06/24/01 09:10 PM (22 years, 10 months ago)

That's if this person's humidity is to high. Is it to high??? i don't think so.

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