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NYEric

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A few people asked about my ultrasonic fogger/timer set up and I finally got some photos. Remarkably I had a difficult time capturing the fog but trust me when the wind blows and the fogger is working there's about a 10'x10'x2' cloud. :rollhappy:




 
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NYEric,

Thanks for posting photos of your setup. I just got my fogger today, a much smaller one, and plan on setting up tomorrow. I don't have as large of an area so I have a single.

Playing around with it today I can see it is really going to make a difference. I will post a picture when I get it all set up.


Thanks again

Jay
 
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I have a tray of water underneath a wire rack for mine. The tray was the humidity tray. The fog does increase the humidity rather quickly. I need to get a timer to try to even it out.


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The fogger and timer were bought off eBay. The fog generating unit is in the tray under the pleuros. it has 10 heads as opposed to the little single units, I hope that will keep it working longer than the single head units which corrode off the ceramic protection after a while. Set for 15 minutes running every 3 hours it goes through about a gallon a day so I pour in tap water [set out earlier to evap off the chlorine] to make up the loss. I set the timer starting at 11:45, 3:00, 6:00... to get the delay periods in. When the wind is blowing the fog rises out of the tray and covers at least the next tray over. I primarily use it to keep the pleuro's cool and the water displaced by the vibrations keeps some lepanthes moist.
 
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I really really need to set up something like this.

About how long is the expected life of a single head unit? I think I have one of those lying about somewhere (together with the MistKing - all those "rainy day" projects....).
 

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You can get 2-3 years out of them by cleaning the corrosion off w/ acid [white vinegar]. The timer is a digial unit which allows 8 settings; so 3,6,9,12,3,6,9,11:45. I'll try to dig up any paperwork.
 

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