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OfflineDiscoveredShelf
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how to heat my terrarium, quick!
    #972051 - 10/18/02 12:51 PM (18 years, 11 months ago)

I birthed a cake last night, not using a heater, i cant keep tthe temperature in the terrarium any higher than 65 where it has been all night. What sort of things do other people use for heat in this "situation" . DO heating blankets work, or overheat, I imagine it would be harder to tell the real temperature of the terrarium if a heating blanket was heating from underneath, only the glass would be warm? Space heaters too dangerous? SHIT


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Re: how to heat my terrarium, quick! [Re: DiscoveredShelf]
    #972062 - 10/18/02 12:56 PM (18 years, 11 months ago)

for the first while when i couldn't keep my incubabtor warm, and before i had the fish tank heater, i would just boil up a jar of water and put the lid back on with a hole in it and set it in the tank.....it works, but you have to change it 2 times a day. good luck
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Re: how to heat my terrarium, quick! [Re: DiscoveredShelf]
    #972071 - 10/18/02 01:00 PM (18 years, 11 months ago)

I used a heating pad, set on low, on a timer. Thats not the best method, but it was a team project so some one always had an eye on things.


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Re: how to heat my terrarium, quick! [Re: DiscoveredShelf]
    #972564 - 10/18/02 04:49 PM (18 years, 11 months ago)

Well for about 10 bucks, you could purchase a non-submersible 50 or 100 watt fishtank heater and put it in a glass jar full of water. The submersible ones are more versatile but they cost alot. Pet stores generally have very poor security ; i

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Re: how to heat my terrarium, quick! [Re: bruisedBlue]
    #972654 - 10/18/02 05:32 PM (18 years, 11 months ago)

yea thats what i use. $8 at wally world. it keeps my chamber at 83 degrees, if i stop messing with the jars and keep the lid shut. good luck........

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Re: how to heat my terrarium, quick! [Re: DiscoveredShelf]
    #972677 - 10/18/02 05:38 PM (18 years, 11 months ago)

Space heater is okay , if it has temp settings you can control , and a knock over safety shut off . Just keep room at desired temp with space heater .
Good Luck :cool: 


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Re: how to heat my terrarium, quick! [Re: DiscoveredShelf]
    #972759 - 10/18/02 06:17 PM (18 years, 11 months ago)

Check out my growlog for a very easy and effective terrarium heating solution
http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=Growlog&Number=868012&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1&vc=1


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Re: how to heat my terrarium, quick! [Re: zeta]
    #972774 - 10/18/02 06:27 PM (18 years, 11 months ago)

im glad to see your grow log.....i did the grains too, and they look very dry, but so did yours. its good to know that they still have a chance. im doing B+ and cams. but the cams are doing great so far. esp. the ones on millet. laterzzzz
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