Home | Community | Message Board


Sporeworks
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop: Hygrometer, Perlite, Ultrasonic Humidifier

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineAbudiwa
CompleteApparition.
Male

Registered: 08/17/01
Posts: 5,530
Loc: here and there...
Last seen: 5 years, 5 months
Humidity Problems
    #398650 - 09/20/01 12:19 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Allright guys I have a quick question.

In my rubbermaid terrerium: I can't seem to get the rh to go above 80%... I have 1 inch (maybe 1.25-1.5) perlite layer in the bottom. Right now, and when the light is off, the rh tumbles to around 55%. What the hell am I supposed to do about it? I'm alittle too poor for a humidifier, so i'm trying to manage. The perlite is completely saturated, and I am spraying liberally all the damn time. The temperature hovers around 83 or 85... and i just started the humidification to enduce pinning today for my cams.

Would weather stripping along the cracks where the top is fix this problem? I don't know if the weather stripping would fix a huge humidity disparity such as this.

please help me... I can hear my kids yelling for more moisture.

cheers and thanks in advance,

abudiwa


-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
"What? No! We can't stop here!
This is bat country!"
=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Write me and we'll swap ideas:
Shroomr4life@hotmail.com


--------------------
*user out of date*

the only pms pants gets:
<pants> "WTF UR PIKTUR IS SO STIPID WTF FUCK U"


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Anonymous

Re: Humidity Problems [Re: Abudiwa]
    #398750 - 09/20/01 02:28 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Post Deleted a la Obscurity


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinejebus2000
Son of God

Registered: 09/10/01
Posts: 152
Loc: Canada
Last seen: 4 years, 1 month
Re: Humidity Problems [Re: Abudiwa]
    #398876 - 09/20/01 05:42 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

I would have to agree with chemmonkey. If the perlite was damp enough when placed in your grow chamber there is no reason that your r/h should be that low, in fact most find that using perlite it gets too high! Check your gauge. But, when using cakes don't get too hung up on the r/h, they are very forgiving.
I would also ask why your fruiting temp. is so high, normal is about 72 degrees.

Beans, beans the magical fruit...

HelpMeJebus


--------------------
Cheers,

A BIG thanks to the Sporelab for hosting The Jebus Dehydrator Tek http://www.sporelab.com/jebus200.htm
Contact [email]helpmejebus@hotmail.com[/email]


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineIdxactly
journeyman

Registered: 08/31/01
Posts: 53
Last seen: 16 years, 9 months
Re: Humidity Problems [Re: Abudiwa]
    #398890 - 09/20/01 06:38 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Sure, I'll throw my 2-cents in too. It seems more likely that the problem is with the gauge and not the perlite. Is it digital? I needed to go out and buy a digital one after the $10 analogue proved to be worthless.

Hope that helps.



--------------------
nothing I just said was true


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineAbudiwa
CompleteApparition.
Male

Registered: 08/17/01
Posts: 5,530
Loc: here and there...
Last seen: 5 years, 5 months
Re: Humidity Problems [Re: jebus2000]
    #399009 - 09/20/01 12:01 PM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Ok, here's the low down.

I'm using an analog 12 buck cigar humidor hygrometer.

I have the temp so high because I'm growing Cambodia, and from what I've heard Cams thrive in typically abnormally high temps. (Ryche fruits his cams at 93 degrees)

I'm going to Home Depot right now to get weather stripping, and i'll shop for a digital hygrometer while i'm there.

thanks for the help... I will probably have pics on here soon enough so I can get help on my setup (if need be).

cheers,

abudiwa

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
"What? No! We can't stop here!
This is bat country!"
=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Write me and we'll swap ideas:
Shroomr4life@hotmail.com


--------------------
*user out of date*

the only pms pants gets:
<pants> "WTF UR PIKTUR IS SO STIPID WTF FUCK U"


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineAbudiwa
CompleteApparition.
Male

Registered: 08/17/01
Posts: 5,530
Loc: here and there...
Last seen: 5 years, 5 months
Re: Humidity Problems [Re: ]
    #399770 - 09/21/01 09:04 AM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Ok the hygrometer has been folded up in a wet towel since you posted that reply... and it's at 80%.

I am thinking it's a defective hygrometer... Should I just take it back and shell out the scratch for a digital hygrometer? I just wanted to cut costs where I could, but if it is worth the extra money i'll get it.

What does everyone else think?

Is a digital hygrometer worth 25 bucks? as opposed to the analog's 12 dollar price?

Thanks for the input y'all,
cheers,

abudiwa

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
"What? No! We can't stop here!
This is bat country!"
=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Write me and we'll swap ideas:
Shroomr4life@hotmail.com


--------------------
*user out of date*

the only pms pants gets:
<pants> "WTF UR PIKTUR IS SO STIPID WTF FUCK U"


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinedarkfly
LysergicExperimenter

Registered: 09/17/01
Posts: 1,169
Last seen: 2 years, 11 months
Re: Humidity Problems [Re: Abudiwa]
    #399893 - 09/21/01 01:08 PM (16 years, 9 months ago)

Yeah its worth it, but if you dont want to spend it, I saw a thread somewhere within the last few days about calibrating the hygrometer using saltwater or something.

darkfly

-- too much trippin and my soul is worn thin


--------------------
Everything Is Blue In This World. The Deepest Shade Of Mushroom Blue.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop: Hygrometer, Perlite, Ultrasonic Humidifier

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* humidity problems Hamurabi 1,030 11 12/02/02 05:38 PM
by Hamurabi
* A tip on humidity guages (hygrometers)
( 1 2 all )
World Spirit 2,735 24 07/11/03 04:25 AM
by Anno
* Humidity problem (too low) Johnlennon 897 5 10/12/01 08:15 PM
by Johnlennon
* lowering humidity (accurate hygrometer?)
shirley knott
1,461 10 10/22/14 09:22 PM
by cronicr
* Terrarium Setup. Humidity problem Under_net 1,423 3 01/09/02 03:23 PM
by Under_net
* humidity problems??!!!! zepphead 707 3 08/03/02 01:44 PM
by pl151
* ultrasonic humidity problem ehud 828 3 10/24/01 10:43 AM
by them_26
* Re: Humidity problems... LinkA 937 10 05/03/00 08:56 AM
by Link

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
835 topic views. 40 members, 187 guests and 28 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Kraken Kratom
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.032 seconds spending 0.007 seconds on 19 queries.