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That's a lot of perlite
    #3669868 - 01/23/05 11:36 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

Well...I've read that too much water causes your humidity to acually drop and that to little is even worse...Well...let's say that i have 4 inches of perlite (whoops) and about an inch of water (the perlite's floating on it)...There's a bubble rock wand thing on the bottom....Well i thought that i fucked myself so i just got up and left. I cracked the top (haven't made a hole for the tube yet) and i just left it there...I come back 30 mintues later and i've got probably about 95% humidity....I'm guessing that i did something right, any one care to tell me what's going on ? :laugh:

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Re: That's a lot of perlite [Re: IGnosticAbhorI]
    #3669930 - 01/23/05 11:52 PM (12 years, 29 days ago)

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i have 4 inches of perlite (whoops) and about an inch of water (the perlite's floating on it)... and i've got probably about 95% humidity....I'm guessing that i did something right, any one care to tell me what's going on ? :laugh:

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You lost me with 4 inches perlite, 1 inch water and the perlite is floating??? IME there is no way 4 inches of perlite would do that with 1 in water. But if you have 95% humidity, you are doing fine for cakes......GL


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Re: That's a lot of perlite [Re: ricelicker]
    #3669997 - 01/24/05 12:14 AM (12 years, 29 days ago)

Doing poo casings spawned w/ wbs :laugh:

And i meant that there's an inch of water beneath it, i.e, it's all soaked to the point where there's an inch on the bottom..:D


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Re: That's a lot of perlite [Re: IGnosticAbhorI]
    #3670165 - 01/24/05 12:59 AM (12 years, 29 days ago)

i think you got it right mate...hmm you could try and lower it for the benefit of the casings, but maybe you shouldn't tinker? haha i' dont know. my 2 cents


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Re: That's a lot of perlite [Re: illahee]
    #3670230 - 01/24/05 01:17 AM (12 years, 29 days ago)

Why lower it? The humidity's rather perfect for my mushies.....


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Re: That's a lot of perlite [Re: IGnosticAbhorI]
    #3670392 - 01/24/05 02:01 AM (12 years, 29 days ago)

I ran into problems with that much water with the perlite. After a few attempts I add water to the perlite, mix thoroughly, and when I see the water start to accumulate at the bottom when its well soaked I stop. Also I really hate the fact that with that much water whatever you got on top moves with any movement of the FC.


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