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Offlinefractalkitten
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humidity too low :(
    #803339 - 08/07/02 09:05 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

hi,
i made a terrarium out of a rubbermaid type container. it's not airtight but it does seal. for humidity i have about 1.5-2 inches of wet perlite, without standing water. however the humidity never goes above 80%, even with frequent mistings. this ~80% reading was constant with 2 humidity gauges. i've added more water to the perlite without any luck... and mycelium is growing on my pins. i'm out of ideas - can anyone help?
thanks...


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Re: humidity too low :( *DELETED* [Re: fractalkitten]
    #803343 - 08/07/02 09:06 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

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Re: humidity too low :( [Re: phrozendata]
    #803385 - 08/07/02 09:28 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

I do the excat same thing, and seem to have no problems either. The perlite is working it just dosent show as much as you would like it too. But truly it is working fucker!!!


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Re: humidity too low :( [Re: fractalkitten]
    #803538 - 08/07/02 11:45 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

If you have mycelium growing on your pins then you've probably got plenty of humidity. Humidity guages are notoriously inaccurate, try calibrating it/them.
Calibration of your Hygrometer (Humidity Gauge)


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Re: humidity too low :( [Re: zeta]
    #803837 - 08/08/02 05:41 AM (14 years, 3 months ago)

Spray the sides of the growing chamber to up the humidity, with a H2O2/water mixture. bluhoney


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