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Maintaining the proper temperature in terrarium
    #884270 - 09/15/02 10:29 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

I am using the P. Fanaticus method right now, and my fruiting chamber is a 20 gallon fish tank / dual chambered terrarium. The room the fruiting chamber is kept in is not warm, its at an average temperature of 60-70f
I could use some reccomendations on how to acheive a temperate in the terrarium of about 80. Heating blankets under the fish tank? A space heater would heat the entire room the fish tank is in, dont want that, any suggestions?

Also! I just remembered a question I had about using a moist layer of perlite at the bottom of the terrarium for humidity conditions, does the perlite need to be changed at all during the time its in there? Dried out?

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Re: Maintaining the proper temperature in terrarium [Re: DiscoveredShelf]
    #884291 - 09/15/02 10:38 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

If you can, raise the A/C.

Perlite es bueno. My buddy doesn't change the perlite. The best way to know if you are running low on water (which you shouldn't, since thats the idea of a terrarium) is buy a digital humidity gauge from radio shack, if the humidity drops, add some water. I've also heard that it's somewhat helpful to put about a capful of H2O2 onto your perlite.

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