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InvisibleOregonBlues
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Heating source
    #578800 - 03/14/02 03:13 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

This is my first time growing and I have been trying to find a way to keep a Rubbermaid tub at about 85 degrees F. I looked at fish tank heaters at Wal-Mart, but none of them were adjustable. Their temp range was 76-80 degrees F. Can anyone suggest some method of heating (preferrably using water) a 20 gallon tub?


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Re: Heating source [Re: OregonBlues]
    #578806 - 03/14/02 03:24 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

a heating pad-or u can take the knob off the aquarium heater-you will have to tinker with it-take knob off so u can turn it higher-play with it till u get the right temp


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Re: Heating source [Re: OregonBlues]
    #578807 - 03/14/02 03:24 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Waterbed heater.


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Re: Heating source [Re: OregonBlues]
    #579323 - 03/15/02 03:06 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Get a submersible aquarium heater.

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Re: Heating source [Re: OregonBlues]
    #579334 - 03/15/02 03:26 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Space heater with thermostat, find at thrift stores, around $5



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Re: Heating source [Re: Pavlovs Dog]
    #579479 - 03/15/02 10:19 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I actually put mine in a large closet with a space heater that has a thermostat on it. I put both my jars and casings in there.
Works well, but make sure there is nothing close to the space heater at all. And make sure it is a plastic one where you can see the inside coils so if something goes wrong you can see the insides.
Some people say they are a fire hazard, but I think a heating pad under a rubbermaid is a bigger fire hazard than a space heater. knock on wood.
I never had much luck with the fish tank heater thing, but i had the same problem not being able to get it hot enough. It also causes a lot of condensation, which some people think has something to do with their humidity inside the terrarium, when in all reality it doesnt.
I have a 5 foot tall terrarium with no condensation at all that is always in the 95-100 range with no condensation whatsoever. Cool mist is the way to go when you get to that point in the game.


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InvisibleOregonBlues
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Re: Heating source [Re: Under_net]
    #579542 - 03/15/02 11:48 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

thanx for the input, I can use all the help I can get. I am going to the store this weekend to look for a heating source.


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Re: Heating source [Re: OregonBlues]
    #580023 - 03/15/02 09:43 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)



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