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Misting or other humidifier for Carebara Diversa


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#1 Offline yfaykya - Posted May 24 2019 - 3:32 AM

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I am looking at getting a CB colony but I want to be as prepped as possible. I am thinking a Ytong nest resting against an aquarium that has maybe 1CM of substrate. I will place a heat mat under half this and try to regulate using an arduino to keep it at ~30C (it very rarely gets over that here). To control humidity I was thinking of hooking up a misting system or similar. Has anyone any experience with this or any other ideas on how to achieve this? Thanks!



#2 Offline Leo - Posted May 24 2019 - 3:47 AM

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Oh I just pour water straight into the plaster



#3 Offline Leo - Posted May 24 2019 - 3:49 AM

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Also these are sensitive as hell. I am keeping them (they are native here) and they are still finicky. On the bright side they eat anything and everything.


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#4 Offline yfaykya - Posted May 24 2019 - 5:02 AM

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What do you house them in? What is your ambient temp and humidity? Thanks!



#5 Offline Leo - Posted May 24 2019 - 5:32 PM

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Tubs and tubes, 80% humidity and room temp. I don't heat them, Its up to nature to decide the temperature.


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#6 Offline yfaykya - Posted May 25 2019 - 2:51 AM

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Any pics? Interested to know substrate etc. I will have to heat as room temp is about 20c here.




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