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Offlinecrispyburrito
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Perlite -q-
    #518847 - 01/12/02 11:21 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

My fraind can not seem to get the rh past 92 % she has 2 1/2 inches of perlite the container is a good seal , she added a bubler still no raise in rh .. How wet should the perlite be ?? Its got some extra water on the bottom but no much , should there be alot of water ?? She had ultra sonic til it broke , new to the perlite seen ,, any insight would be great ..


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Re: Perlite -q- [Re: crispyburrito]
    #518990 - 01/13/02 02:31 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

thats funny because I am having the exact same problem. I have a rubbermaid container with 2 inches of perlite/ 1" water(approximately anyways). I also added both a splash shield and a bubblier stone in a cup of water.
I have a few humidifiers, but for some reason I am only wanting to believe the one that says im stopping right at just around 90%.
The other 2 humidifiers dont seem to be accurate at high humidities. One of them is pegged off the scales. The other is digital and it just says 99% pretty much all of the time, except maybe when i fan it out.
The only thing i can think of is that I am using a small space heater in the room, and possible it is eating up all of the humidity in the room up, and thats a long shot.
Let me know what works out for you though.



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Re: Perlite -q- [Re: Under_net]
    #518991 - 01/13/02 02:36 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)


here is a pic of my setup
even a pic of the reading on the humidity guage
any input would be appreciated







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Re: Perlite -q- [Re: crispyburrito]
    #519107 - 01/13/02 05:41 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

By the look of your terrarium I?d say it?s towards the 100% RH.
Have you calibrated your hygrometer?


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Re: Perlite -q- *DELETED* [Re: Anno]
    #519127 - 01/13/02 06:07 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

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Reason for deletion: not interested in this kind of stuff any longer



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Re: Perlite -q- [Re: toolshroomer]
    #519145 - 01/13/02 06:33 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

toolshroomer: Just perlite can give enough humdity to a casing yes .


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Re: Perlite -q- [Re: Food]
    #519192 - 01/13/02 09:16 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

Lo
Your rh seems to be high enough as noted anno.
Maybe your hygro is not working in hight rh (as many of
available "gardening" hygrometers, that failed >90% rh)

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