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OfflineBabySpore
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How much Perlite?
    #674755 - 06/12/02 12:53 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

how much perlite is needed in the bottom of my terranium to keep the right humidity?

60 us qts. 24.3x16.3x15.8

thnx in advance!


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Re: How much Perlite? [Re: BabySpore]
    #674765 - 06/12/02 01:04 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

2" perlite and 1" water should be fine.


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Re: How much Perlite? [Re: bassplayer74]
    #674814 - 06/12/02 01:33 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

I find an inch of perlite with no standing water will keep my fruiting chambers well humidified.


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Re: How much Perlite? [Re: BabySpore]
    #674817 - 06/12/02 01:34 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

It really depends on what 'the right humidity' is....

If you're working with cakes, bassplayer74 is right on the money. Spread it all across the bottom. If you're working with casings, you want 85% RH roughly, so you don't want hardly any perlite at all.

You probably could have found this answer by searching this forum for a term like 'perlite', BTW.

good luck,

di11rod


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