Greetings! I have a small one from lowes. Cheap, works ok,but it runs through the resevoir too fast. Anyone have a humidifier that is possibly wall mounted, and has a port for water from a cold water feed? That seems like it would be ideal.
Thanks for any suggestions!
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:59 PM
You know, I used to have the same problem with a reservoir that holds about 1.5 gal at a time.. I had to fill it every 16 hours or so and it was so annoying. But can I ask you why you need it? Because for me I started using it to inc. humidity but it was mainly to lower my temps of the canopy by a few degrees. But now I stopped using it after getting a cooltube and the humidity is around 30-35perc average w/o it just from the water in the soil...
Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:11 AM
I'm at 25-30%. It's cold here now, I'm heating my vegge room to 75-80. I was finding my clones and veggies were not growing like they were in the warmer weather. First year. My humidity was around 45-50% during the spring/summer months, and I'd like to get it at that point now. They just seem to react better in that range.
Posted 06 December 2012 - 05:32 AM
Get your own thread scrub.
Chill out dude, you probably could have learned something.
If there's water on your tile, that's probably too humid. Get a cheap temp/humidity monitor and see what it's at. Too much humidity makes it harder for plants to transpire and essentially cool themselves. Kinda neat haha
I don't think it's a good idea to wall mount a 5 gallon bucket of water and a humidifier. Five gallons of water is 40 pounds, that's a lot of weight.
There may be a better option than trying to retrofit a humidifier. Have you ever considered use an ultrasonic fogger? Here's a link to a cheap one.
Basically, put that in the bottom of a 5 gallon bucket and grab a cheap pc fan. Mount the fan in the lid and cut another hole in the lid for an intake. You could set it on a timer and figure out timing.
I mean, if you're totally broke.... you're just fucked
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