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Offlinefoxracinfan567
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Best way to humidify with perlite?!?!?!
    #4727161 - 09/28/05 09:38 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Ok so I have perilite in the contanior and a cool mist runnuing and teh humidity is still 88% I want 100%. i put the perilite and water and H2O2 in about 2 hours ago and it's not rising! Please help maybe i put to much water in?? What would you suggest for getting my humidity with perilite?









Sry the pics are so blurry! i dont have a digi cam yet! LOL! PLEASE HELP ME!!


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Re: My humidity won't rise, please help!! [Re: foxracinfan567]
    #4727172 - 09/28/05 09:41 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

You have wet perlite AND a cool mist?

If the box is remotely sealed......then your hydrometer is wrong. Do you have another you can test?


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Re: My humidity won't rise, please help!! [Re: tokey666]
    #4727190 - 09/28/05 09:46 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

I've gone through three this is the most accurate I checked them all and accu one was 5 or something off and the other one was 10%off so IDK GOSH did i do the perilite wrong just putting it in there or was i supposed to put it in a pot and stuff?


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Re: My humidity won't rise, please help!! [Re: foxracinfan567]
    #4727265 - 09/28/05 10:06 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Man, your humidity should definitely be 100%. Perlite is usually uncontrollable and gets the humidity up to at least 90% no problem.

Do you have about.. a 1.5 - 2 inch layer of perlite in there with about .5 - 1 inches of water? It is unwise to have too much water sitting around in the bottom, but if you have a lot of air exchange i suppose it would be okay.

This is really unbelievable. How well is your chamber sealed? Do you have a lid on it? haha


oh and... let the hygrometer sit in there for a while. They must be off... or simply take a very long time read :tongue2: I just noticed that picture.. and you seem to have a lot of water in there.. the only way your humidity would not be at 100% is.. if you really had no lid on there.. or something only half way over it.


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Re: My humidity won't rise, please help!! [Re: Psilovibe]
    #4727287 - 09/28/05 10:11 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

yes i do look at the pics! LOL 1 in of perlite and way to much wat should i drain it and then put it all back with less water? Also my accu thing says hi which means it's over 90% but i don't trust this one that much! i'll put my other by the casing more to get a better read! i have a nice amount of water condisation on the sides just to let you know.


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Re: My humidity won't rise, please help!! [Re: foxracinfan567]
    #4727314 - 09/28/05 10:18 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

It should be fine :thumbup: But really.. just put the lid on there for a while. Check it after a couple of hours, not like it takes that long... if the hygrometer still says its not up there check for condensation on the walls/lid of the chamber. If there is no condensation don't be worried, i've seen 100% with no condensation. 100% RH is not necessary either, especially for a casing.

90-95% is good for pin formation, but after that 85-90% is great for fruiting. Humidity really doesn't play a huge role when it comes down to it. Temperature and air exchange are more important, IMO. Keep me/us updated on your grow :smile:


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Re: My humidity won't rise, please help!! [Re: Psilovibe]
    #4727330 - 09/28/05 10:20 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

ok i have the grow in thr grow long and pics forum i have to add these pics though!


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Re: My humidity won't rise, please help!! [Re: foxracinfan567]
    #4727332 - 09/28/05 10:21 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

your doing a casing so you don't want the humidity that high, 90-95% until pinning begins and then drop it to 85-90%. you should be fine even if it is at 88%.
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Re: My humidity won't rise, please help!! [Re: Psilovibe]
    #4727334 - 09/28/05 10:21 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

just add more perlite if you have too much water. its easier then draining.


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Re: My humidity won't rise, please help!! [Re: goofy98]
    #4727367 - 09/28/05 10:27 PM (11 years, 7 months ago)

I added more but I only had a little bit more it's a bit better I just need an accurate hygrometer and i'm adding another coolmist hose to maximize outpute!!


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