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OfflineOrbita6974
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humidfyer queston
    #754040 - 07/17/02 05:57 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

how long do you run the humidifyer?? i was thinking of puting it on a timer and haveing it come on for 3 hrs a day, keeping the container sealed untill harvest and useing a hole in the side of the container with a filtration disks for air transfer. i will be useing a 112qt rubbermade. the humidty for ideal conditons should be 90% correct?


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Re: humidfyer queston [Re: Orbita6974]
    #754115 - 07/17/02 06:26 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

It depends what you are doing, 95%- 100% is for cakes and 95%+ for pin initiation of casings and i forget the exact low % for casings but it's something like 88%-92%. You need to test you times out with a hygometer to figure out how to set your timer


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Re: humidfyer queston [Re: Orbita6974]
    #754183 - 07/17/02 06:45 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

Get the timer from Eckerds (if you can) it allows you to set in 15 minute intervals. You are going to probably have to spend a whole day with a hygrometer to adjust it right for your grow space. 30 minutes on every 2 hours gives 12 air exchanges per day and keeps at 90% for a particular 2 terrarium setup that I know of.


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Re: humidfyer queston [Re: darkfly]
    #754195 - 07/17/02 06:50 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

I got ripped on my Hygrometer from "Lowe"ly place. it only reads up to 89% then it read HI after it hits 90. I have playing a guessing game the whole time. I think it's important to have the right RH but not detrimental.


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Re: humidfyer queston [Re: closetfreak]
    #754234 - 07/17/02 07:12 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

i figured i was in the ball park im just going to have to tweek it a bit......are you sure they make a timer that will do 15min intervals?? i have looked around and all i can find is the hourly ones.....as long as i keep a 85-90% humidity i should be strait. thanks for your time....


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