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Cameltom

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using a cool spray humidifier??
« on: January 04, 2009, 08:10:25 AM »

i was thinking of using this technique.
one simply because i already have one, and second that i noticed that no one had perlite in there FC. if so it wouldn't be as messy.
but i also noticed that usually that there only used with bigger systems.
so i was wondering if using it on one large tote would be sufficient or would it be overkill????
one more thing would i have to use a substrait like perlite??
does any one now were i could look at some pics of this setup??
Thank you all
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pinkstar

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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2009, 12:25:14 PM »

i used a large tote with perlite at the bottom, it worked fine for me. This is my first time so I went with what was easiest, and cheapest.
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2009, 12:36:53 PM »

yes but i already have a humidifier so it would be cheaper for me to use it
thanks tho
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2009, 02:17:45 PM »

Well never seen that type of humidifier used I have seen just the vapor humidifiers used that produce steam. I also just use perlite. I have 3 18 gallon contains that I bought and just added 2 inches of Perlite and drilled a shit ton of holes along the bottom and they work great for me had 7 picks already and all nice size mushies.
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2009, 02:33:27 PM »

thats funny i have read in more than one place that a cool air humidifer is what u want to use
i may be rong but i beleiv thats whats used
i dont want 2 use perlite
i hate perlite and u guys just keep on telling me to use it
i know it works verry well i just want to know if if the humidifer would be overkill or not? im making my setup as me speak well on and off
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2009, 03:24:23 PM »

sufficient or would it be overkill?

-Could be both. But you could rig it to fit two fc's easy. And yes, their usually used for larger fc's like a martha setup or multiple fc's. You can find teks at the shroomery.

one more thing would i have to use a substrait like perlite??

-Perlite is not a substrate, its a volcanic rock that holds water and helps evaporation to maintain RH.

Doe's your humidifier have a timer?

thats funny i have read in more than one place that a cool air humidifer is what u want to use
 
- Cool mists are good, but in any case all humidifier's do the same things.

PW
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2009, 03:50:41 PM »

-Perlite is not a substrate, its a volcanic rock that holds water and helps evaporation to maintain RH.

Doe's your humidifier have a timer?

so i should use it with the humidifer if the RH is too low right ???
 why would it need a timer??? in case it makes the RH to high ??
so i shouldnt have it running all day???
should i put the hose on the bottom of the tote or like 5 inches up??
thanks for the help

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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2009, 04:15:27 PM »

so i should use it with the humidifer if the RH is too low right

-If you using a coolmist perlite is unecessary.

why would it need a timer??? in case it makes the RH to high ??

-Maintaining RH.

so i shouldnt have it running all day???

-No.

should i put the hose on the bottom of the tote or like 5 inches up??

- 1-5 inches from the bottom is fine.

PW
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2009, 04:34:03 PM »

I could use a cheesy pool time right 15Min increments??
Thank you thank you thank you
you know the answere to every thing i ask
thanks allot PW
i don't mean to be a burden


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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2009, 04:40:05 PM »

If I felt any of this as a burden trust me.....you wouldn't hear from me.

>I could use a cheesy pool time right 15Min increments??

-Ive never heard of that, im an intermatic man.  I'd say depending on the size of your tub maybe 10-15 min every hour or so, it also depends on what you plan on using for FAE.

PW
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #10 on: January 04, 2009, 05:21:14 PM »

i feal like a nummer  whats FAE stand for thanks
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2009, 05:55:46 PM »

FAE--- fresh air exchange
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2009, 06:34:04 PM »

would  soem holes coverd with a coffie filter work??
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2009, 07:57:46 PM »

Coffee filter's would do the job tho I would recommend polyfill (polyfiber fill) you can find it in the pet section at a meijer/walmart/pet store haha. Its only a couple bucks for a bag.

PW
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2009, 08:16:49 PM »

ok ok how many holes do u think i should have in it??
when im done i will show u some pics of my fc
thats about all i can give u for helping me so much lol thank u so mauch
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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2009, 08:54:59 AM »

I use a humidifier :)
But I don't use tubs.
If the humidifier produces a nice fog then you are good to use it.
If your tub is not that big 10 - 15 mins may saturate the cakes and cause more problems than it's worth.
I'd say 5 - 10 mins for any size tub and then that may be pushing it.
I use a indoor greenhouse and only run mine for 15 mins every hr or 2,depending on the ambient RH in the house and the season ;)

Baph

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Re: using a cool spray humidifier??
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2009, 06:22:06 PM »

Listin to Baph cuz he's got a real one, Im ghetto mcguiver stylin still but no complaints.

PW
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