Hi there! �� mom of twin babies here, I have been through a few humidifiers! Question, do you have your own office, or are you in a cubicle?
Here are a few things: 1. Cool mist humidifiers make your space clammy, and they push out a stream of “vapor”, which for you might work out bc you could point it towards yourself. They can breed bacteria, and the ones I have used all leaked all over my table, so beware. Whatever one you end up using, put it in a shallow bowl so that if it does leak, it doesn’t short circuit your computer. 2. If you get cold in your office, I suggest a warm mist humidifier. 2. If you have more space on your floor in your own office, I suggest the best reviewed humidifier listed below. It doesn’t mist which is nice, it has a UV filter to kill any bacteria (usually have to change out once a season, WELL worth it compared to the cool mist ones that break and you have to clean all the time). It also helps circulate air, and you can put tap water instead of distilled water. The other ones require distilled. (I still put Brita filtered water in mine). You could put in on the floor, next to your office plant or something. It has three settings as wel. I figure if you’re going to really get a humidifier, do it right. I’m also not worried about this one leaking all over everything. This is the one we have in our house, though I’m looking for a warm one too. Hope this helps! Honeywell Humidifier on Amazon
P.S this is not a cute little small thing, it’s BIG, but you can put it on your floor. I would suggest this or something like this one.
Sounds like the bridge is too low. The C string should be @8.5mm above the end of the fingerboard This time of year (the winter heating season) the cello shrinks so the bridge goes down. It is a good idea to keep the cello in a humidified environment and have a calibrated hygrometer to keep track of the humidity. Probably won’t change this, but it will protect your cello and make it happier. Here is an article on the topic. I have his hygrometer. BTW, most major violin dealers in NYC keep the humidity at 40% so that instrument don;t experience shock when they are taken out of the shop.
I got this humidifier when one of ours died. Terrific
LEVOIT Humidifiers for Large Room Bedroom (6L), Warm and Cool Mist Ultrasonic Air Humidifier for Home Whole House Babies Room, Customized Humidity, Remote, Germ Free and Whisper-Quiet, 2-year Warranty https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MYGNGKK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_pHA3Db85GWYA5
Vornado Evap40 4-Gallon Evaporative Humidifier https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O0WOO74/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_LiF0DbB01D37M
This is the one I’ve been using for the past two years. It’s packed well so I wouldn’t worry about it being broken. It can be loud but it’s super effective.
Big recommendation for this Honeywell. Easy to get your hands in and wipe everything. Very few pieces. Also rec buying some kind of bacteriostatic treatment to help keep it clean.
It runs for about 6-8 hours at a time! I start it every morning as part of my daily routine and let it run until it’s out of water. It sits right next to the plant so the plant does get some of the mist, but the vapor is so fine, I haven’t noticed water beading up or anything like that.
Here’s a link if you want to check out the exact model I bought. It just needs cleaned every few days. Raydrop Cool Mist Humidifier
Some cigar/smoke shops and most Headshops have them. I usually add a few to my order when i get some smoking accessories. For example Amazon
Recommended pack size to weed:
Boveda 4 gram: 7-14 grams of medicine.
Boveda 8 gram: 14-28 grams of medicine.
Edit: When you are looking online you might see they are available in various humidity levels (for different stuff) and 62% is used for weed.
I wish 3.5g could last me a month, but usually gone in 2 days.
On Amazon, buy a bag of boveda brand humidity control. You can use the same one over and over for a couple of months.
if you have time you could cancel your order on the OCS store and just order them off amazon: 4 gram 62%, 8 gram 58%
Pour vrai perds pas ton temps et commandes toi des pads de contrôle/maintien d'humidité. Perso j'utilise les Boveda (y'a d'autres marques qui doivent faire la job aussi) que j'commande sur Amazon. Une 20aine$$ pour un pack de 10 pads de 8gram à 62% humidité.
La recette est simple:
Pot masson + 1 pad boveda + ton weed.
Criss toute dans le pot masson Fermes le pot masson Range le pot masson dans un endroit sombre qui fait pas 35 degrés
Boveda Humidipak 8 Gram (Medium) 10 Pack 2-Way Humidity Control 62% RH https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00JV27MF4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_Hss9Db1K07JQR
Bonne journée les chums!
Hahaha I totally understand!!! Glad to help! And don’t risk poisoning yourself with those packs! Never heard it was food-grade safe, use these! Worth every penny.
If you miss your new patient you will need to schedule another one, and you won't be able to just go any time, like you can after the first appointment. Sorry mate. I suggest going and stocking up. Grab some Boveda packs from Amazon to keep what you get fresh longer.
I’ve been using the Honeywell HCM 350 which has a very easy to clean tank and can run all night. Whoever one you end up choosing, the most important thing to keep in mind with humidifiers is consistent cleaning, at the very least once a week.
Y'all motherfuckers snitched. https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00JV27MF4/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I was buying these for 12$ 6 months ago and now they are 30 on amazon.
By the by, they are the best thing ever. Anyone who doesnt use them gets instantly converted when they see how fresh your weed is. Try and order them online, head shops are rip off for them.
I wouldn't base your LP choice on this at all since they cost $1.20 each on Amazon and last quite a while.
se quer controlar a humidade tenta usar packs de humidade tipo boveda ou se tiver algum humidificador ou desumidificador
I have an ultrasonic humidifier from amazon. It holds 4-6 liters and doesn't produce much heat or noise. You can set a humidity target and it will turn on and off as needed. It is something similar to this https://www.amazon.com/LEVOIT-Humidifiers-Ultrasonic-Humidifier-Whisper-Quiet/dp/B01MYGNGKK/ref=sr_1_8?dchild=1&keywords=vivosun+humidifier&qid=1626876765&sr=8-8
What type of exhaust do you have for the tent? I'm also growing in a 4x2 and I found I needed a 4" exhaust fan with an adjustable dial otherwise the fan was too powerful and I was just sucking all the humidity out.
You should really get some hygrometers to see what they're at. And throw your flowers into a glass jar with one and some type of hydration method if they're not at the right humidity.
Boveda Packs, Boost Packs, Humidity Stone, etc.
Bringing your flower up to the right humidity is probably the most important step for best results.
I like this Pure Enrichment humidifier a lot.
Pros: - pretty quiet - compact compared to some, and appropriate size tank for a bedroom overnight - easy to clean: no crannies that you can’t muscle your way to w some ingenuity and some paper towels/ q tips. Though I usually just soak the basin/well and fiddly bits in distilled vinegar once a week. - easy to fill and dump bc the cord detaches from the base of the humidifier
Cons: - there are only 2 humidity settings, so customization is limited - there is a bit of a blue glow from the button that I find irritating. I usually just flip it away from me, but ymmv depending on your light tolerance
Definitely this one: https://www.amazon.com/LEVOIT-Humidifiers-Ultrasonic-Humidifier-Whisper-Quiet/dp/B01MYGNGKK/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=levoit+lv600hh&qid=1621277771&sr=8-2
It's so easy to clean! There's a reason most plant people end up with this model.
You might be able to use that one, but you'll want some way to control the RH (if it doesn't have one built in). The inkbird humidity controller is good for that. I have this and it worked well for me
LEVOIT Cool Mist Humidifiers for Bedroom, 6L Smart WiFi Top Fill Ultrasonic Air Vaporizer for Large Room, Baby [BPA Free], Essential Oil Diffuser, Wor https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HS45N13/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apip_8lODWhtrQVoBF
For dehumidifier, this is probably overkill for most tents, but I was having trouble during the final flower stages keeping my humidity down so I put this one in my tent. Been working out perfectly so far:
Vacplus 50 Pints Dehumidifier... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0816SXSG8?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
Then you want a big boy. https://www.amazon.com/Vornado-Evap40-4-Gallon-Evaporative-Humidifier/dp/B00O0WOO74/ or similar that handles your size and has large tanks so you aren't filling it every other day. https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/humidifiers/buying-guide/index.htm speaks to cool vs. warm type which you should research.
I also highly recommend getting these boveda packs I mentioned earlier and adding one to every eighth you buy. Weigh it before and after the packs been in for a bit (anywhere from a couple hours to a couple days) and you may be surprised to see how much weight you get back (not to mention flavor and enjoyment): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XB26Q8N?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
I had this exact same problem, brother- I was using high ppm tap water in an ultra sonic humidifier. White mineral dust was coating everything and clogging up my carbon filter. You can switch to distilled water, as was mentioned. Or you can switch to an evaporative humidifier like this. This humidifier doesn't make dust. It uses a replaceable wick/filter which traps the minerals.
I'm really sensitive to dry air during the winter, so we've gone through a number of humidifiers. This is the one we currently have, and it is great. I have also noticed that it helps with my skin care routine as well as not having a sore throat when I wake up.
Mine is the Vicks warm mist humidifier sold on Amazon (I think it's currently the #1 bestseller in humidifiers).
I love it. I've bought two (I needed them for two different places), have had them for three years and love them. Would highly recommend.
The auto shutoff function is great! I also run it while I'm at work, since it just turns itself off once it's out of water. I don't use the Vicks serum/liquid vaporizing feature, but I've heard people say that it's useful during cold season.
Whatever you choose, make sure to buy one with warm/hot steam, not cold mist. The cold mist humidifiers spritze the air above them with cool water. It definitely doesn't truly humidify anything. I've tried several of them with no luck. Also, they tend to over moisten the area right around the humidifier (since most of the "mist"/water spritz falls to the ground) and can subsequently cause mold.
Running a warm most humidifier has he added benefit of cutting down on heat costs -- depending on the setting, it can raise the temperature of your room up to 10F (low setting can prevent this). Also, they don't require filters or any added purchases.
Edit: link and auto shutoff comment
Yeah it saves me when i'm out of fresh weed leaf/bud . Not sure about headshops selling it but i got mine from amazon https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00JV27MF4/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
They're hydration packs you can get on Amazon!
You place them in a jar with your weed and it helps them to stay at the perfect moisture level. Prevents a harsh smoke and makes it burn slower.
I get them off Amazon, but they're about $20 for a ten pack. I usually get the 4-gram 62% packs (which can easily humidify up to a half oz).
You can also rehydrate your weed by putting it in a sealed jar with a small wad of wet paper towel for about 20 minutes, but it leaves a weird taste if you use tap water. Might work better if you use distilled water in that scenario.
Best seller. Curing helps potency a ton, bag appeal, flavors, smells, https://www.amazon.com/Boveda-62-Percent-2-Way-Humidity-Control/dp/B00JV27MF4/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=humidity+packs&qid=1599068199&sprefix=humidity&sr=8-3
I smoke stuff that's years old. It's great.
A boveda 62 is the prefect thing:
Keeps it dry enough to prevent mold, but not too dry.
Just get a humidifier like you would for your house. You don’t need to run it all the time, or at least I don’t. I run it later in the day and throughout the night to simulate their environment as they need it drier during the day and up to 100% at night. Pretty sure you can find em for like $25-30 at Walmart or on amazonthis is the one I use but there’s a bunch of lower priced ones. Just set it next to the gecks tank and you should be just fine. If you don’t wanna buy that, then I’d just mist 2 times a day, once at morning once at night, and again you should be fine if you’re using substrate it should hold humidity pretty well.
I buy a 10 pack on amazon for like $15 and they last a solid month per oz, each one is good for 1 oz
Boveda 8g 2-Way Humidity 62% (10/Pack) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JV27MF4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_zlELEbHG82A5B
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Unsolicited Recommendation: I swear by these. Peace of mind that they are clean and without mold - always, easy to clean, and easy to refill!! We have one of each of our three kids. Honeywell HCM350W Germ Free Cool... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002QAYJPO?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
What do you think about this one: https://www.amazon.com/LEVOIT-Humidifiers-Ultrasonic-Humidifier-Whisper-Quiet/dp/B01MYGNGKK if I wanted something smaller for the bedroom?
Air tight container with one or more of these depending on size of container. https://www.amazon.ca/Boveda-Unwrapped-Resealable-Protector-Altitudes/dp/B07G8GC8TQ/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?crid=2KW9QQJWBMUPZ&keywords=humidity+packs&qid=1669891305&qu=eyJxc2MiOiI0LjMxIiwicXNhIjoiNC4yNCIsInFzcCI6IjQuMTkifQ%3D%3D&sprefix=hu... Good luck and condolences.
Don't get an ultrasonic (which most of them are) because they leave annoying white dust everywhere. I bought this evaporative humidifier and it works great. I like that it holds 4 gallons of water so I don't have to refill it that often.
Just a helpful tip, I use humidor packets to bring dry bud like this back to life. Seems to help a bit for me at least: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07G8GC8TQ?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details
I got this one because it holds two gallons of water. I still have to refill it every other day. https://www.amazon.com/Vornado-Evap40-4-Gallon-Evaporative-Humidifier/dp/B00O0WOO74/ref=asc_df_B00O0WOO74/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=167159788949&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=9914150461001698608&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hv...
Bovedas are good:
Take a couple days, but it won't cause mold. Be careful with bread or fruit peels for that reason.
Yup, but weed will still be dry as a pharaoh's cough, boveda doesn't visibly improve it. Putting perfume on a pig doesn't turn it into a princess, you are looking at measurable improvment in vapor quality with bovedas, not transformation of mids into cup winning flower :).
With that said, I would pop a boveda into the jar 2-3 days before you start vaping from it. Rehydrating only takses that long, if you break the seal on the jar sooner you are just introducing whatever mould spores live in your home and moisture to feed them.
One exception is the grow strains that come in huge nugs, which should benefit from being broken up a little + boveda added to equalise mosture. IMO Big buds can rot from within if they are not very carefully dried and you can't guarantee that they are as an end-user.
I am 9 weeks post-op and still sleeping with my humidifier. I primarily breathe through my nose, but I’m stuffy, and I can’t sleep without running it. I also fill it with distilled water. Aside from the humidifier, my necessities are saline nasal spray and Q-tips. Lots of boogers and snot to gently fish out 😐 make sure you have a pain reliever like Tylenol. I didn’t take prescription pain meds, but I needed Tylenol for the first week.
I have this one and like it. Seems good enough for my bedroom. https://smile.amazon.com/Pure-Enrichment-MistAire-Ultrasonic-Humidifier/dp/B013IJPTFK/ref=sxts_b2b_sx_fused_qd?content-id=amzn1.sym.62a99541-27fa-4056-948f-ab593cb35b6d%3Aamzn1.sym.62a99541-27fa-4056-948f-ab593cb35b6d&crid=1WW8M1RFENK5I&cv...
I also just put on a few pots of boiling water on the stove. That works very well in my kitchen/living room area.
just make sure its in the dark and sealed properly and youll be fine. Like the other poster said, get you some humidity packs to put in the jar as well to keep it fresh. If you are unfamiliar, these are what i use.
If you're using a mason jar, I would highly suggest tossing in a Boveda pack as well. They're small packets that keep flower at the correct humidity.
Levoit, all day every day I have the 6L, totally reliable, doesn't leak, various mist levels, hot or cold, auto shut off, timer, remote control, able to doffuse essential oils also if you wish. I've recommended it to several people now who had other makes that let them down/ broke or who just needed a first time purchase and not a single person I've recommended it to has regretted the purchase. It's slightly more expensive than some makes but imo is one of the best out there, and it's a large size so you don't have to refll it every 5 minutes. They're are smaller and cheaper Levitt models and I think they are a great brand for humidifiers but this model is the one I recommend and use myself. I just went to find you an Amazon link for the model I have & it's actually on sale: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Levoit-Humidifiers-Ultrasonic-Humidifier-Vaporizer/dp/B01MYGNGKK/ref=mp_s_a_1_1_sspa?crid=3LP9JJN853UP5&keywords=levoit+humidifier&qid=1656064033&sprefix=levoit%2Caps%2C83&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW...
This is the one I ended up getting: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HS45N13
It's working pretty well. The humidistat on the humidifier and the AC 69 Controller do show about a 10% RH difference. It easily keeps up with the RH of the tent. Only downside is you do have to fill it with distilled water.
I had to look up what Grove packs are. They look pretty fancy and seem to control humidity for you the same way as humidity packs.
This is what I use. They are two way, so they will absorb/give off humidity to keep it at the right amount. Couple humidity packs in Mason jars is all I do. I keep a humidity monitor in one to make sure the humidity doesn't get too high or too low.
Boveda 62% Packets - 2 Way Humidity Control Packs- Size 4-10 Count Resealable Bag - Bulk Humidity Packs - Relative Humidity Packs https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XB26Q8N/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_i_9QD0EKVPR7546RTEW7R3
I can't say 100% for sure if your bags are the same or if using the humidity packs would make a difference. From my little bit of reading, I don't think the humidity packs would change anything.
The humidity packs are reusable BTW. They are not cheap but since they are two way and obsorb humidity, you can rehydrate them.
From what I understand, it depends on which the card bends.
If when you set the card down with the front side up it makes an arch, it means the water content in the foiled portion is higher than the nonfoiled back. If the card makes a U when you set it down front side up, then it means the water content in the back is higher than the foiled side.
For the arched cards, you need to use something that reintroduces moisture. For U shaped cards, you need to use a desiccant.
Mine all appeared to be arched, so I’m trying using these in an airtight sealed container to see if it helps. From what I’ve read 62% seems to be a good sweet spot for humidity, but I’ll see what happens to some random commander legends commons first.
That all being said, the fact that I or others are having to go to these lengths to make these cards tournament playable is frankly ridiculous.
Boveda 62%, 8-gram size is typically what is recommended. I've used them and they helped a lot. They didn't quite get mine all the way flat so I have some 65% and 69% coming that will hopefully finish the job.
If your foils are cupped (concave while sitting face-up on a table) you need less moisture, and might need to go with a 58% or 49% to get them flat before storing with the 62%.
>Hydration pack? What's that and please point me in the right direction.
They're two-way humidity control so they add or remove moisture to keep your herb at the perfect humidity. The two brands I usually see are Boveda and Boost. You want to look for 62% RH for cannabis (the other RHs work better for things like tobacco, etc.). Here's an example on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XB26Q8N?ref\_=cm\_sw\_r\_cp\_ud\_dp\_ABNHAP557KKFG3BKBF2W
Here you go:
LEVOIT Humidifiers for Bedroom Large Room 6L Warm and Cool Mist for Families Plants with Built-in Humidity Sensor, Essential Oil, Air Vaporizer with Remote Control, Timer Setting, White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MYGNGKK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_A2XVBEMAZDR7905GDBKW?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Vacplus Dehumidifier 50 Pints Dehumidifier with WiFi Remote Dehumidifiers with Drain Hose with Effortless Humidity Control for Home Medium Spaces and Basements (Nickname: VA-D1901) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0816SXSG8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_0JNX596DXK3DTXFNBJ03?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
I have this one https://smile.amazon.com/LEVOIT-Humidifiers-Ultrasonic-Humidifier-Whisper-Quiet/dp/B01MYGNGKK/ref=sr_1_6?crid=31IY2Y4VDWPBS&keywords=levoit%2Bhumidifier%2B6l&qid=1650381378&sprefix=levoit%2Bhumidifier%2B6l%2Caps%2C112&sr=8-6&th=1
it doesn't require any filters, is completely easy to clean (honestly, the most important part), and their customer service is awesome. we just use filtered water from our tap.
It has automatic settings and the whole top opens, it can also sync to your phone.
Buy a decent humidifier. Preferably a smart one. A smart one lets you set it and it turns off and on automatically. So that you don’t have it too humid and not humid enough. Built in monitor and controller
LEVOIT Humidifiers for Bedroom Large Room Home, Smart Wifi Alexa Control, 6L Top Fill Cool Mist for Baby and Plants, Ultrasonic, Essential Oil Diffuser, Customized Humidity, Night Light, Quiet, Gray https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HS45N13/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_PRZSYDDB2D5H2Z53JWC3
yep just talked about it in other comment. it will need to be something like this . something that when it's flipped on, as soon as you plug it into the wall (aka when the inkbird feeds it power) it would start running, and not just power on and go by their sensor/smarts
When you store your bud, toss a humidity pellet bag in with them, it’ll keep it from getting too dry and keep it fresher for longer.
This the one I use and it works perfect for my grows and it’s Bluetooth to your phone so you can also control it and lets you know when to add water and all the best humidifier I purchased
LEVOIT Humidifiers for Bedroom Large Room Home, Smart Wifi Alexa Control, 6L Top Fill Cool Mist for Baby and Plants, Ultrasonic, Essential Oil Diffuser, Customized Humidity, Night Light, Quiet, Gray https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HS45N13/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_C5E4WQ4F4JVTGDF48GKB?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
We use this one. It’s wonderful.
Pure Enrichment® MistAire™ Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier - Premium Unit Lasts Up to 25 Hours with Whisper-Quiet Operation, Automatic Shut-Off, Night Light Function, and BPA-Free https://www.amazon.com/dp/B013IJPTFK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_95G3JZDNXRP3A7ZFS4RF
So this sort of curling (where the back is concave and the front is convex) is because the card was produced in an environment that was more humid than the one you are in. The opposite, where the environment it was produced in is less humid.
Some people have had good success with the kinds of humidity packs that are used for Cigars. I've heard 62% be the magic number used by some: https://www.amazon.com/Boveda-62-Percent-2-Way-Humidity-Control/dp/B00JV27MF4?th=1
I currently own the Vornado Evap40, which has a pretty powerful upward-facing exhaust fan. I’m thinking of attaching some ducting to the humidifier’s fan, and running the ducting into my grow tent (with the humidifier being outside of the grow tent).
I bought a Levoit 1.6 gallon (I think) humidifier a few months ago to replace my tiny one. It was about $75 on Amazon. It is spaced for 1200 square feet but I don't think it is hitting my whole downstairs. It seems great so far. I use sink water and do see mineral buildup from my super hard water (19) but there is no way I am bringing home 2 gallons a day of distilled to fill it. weekly, I soak with discolored mineral areas vinegar with 15 minutes, and will spray certain bits down with 10% bleach water that seem slimy. It is a pain but something that needs to be done. (No-I don't mix vinegar and bleach-separate tasks)
The humidity sensor is easy to read and I keep it going at max humidity which gets my dry house to 50% humidity. I fill it once daily at max level. If I keep it at auto, i only have to fill it every 2 days. There are 2 models, one of which you can put aromatherapy oils in so if you want something like that then make sure you get the one that does that (I don't do that because it is overwhelming for dog noses to have all that scent in the air.).
The plants are doing great. I keep it near my one cluster of humidity loving plants and the brown crispy bits are stopped appearing on my calatheas, ti plants, and ferns. Actually the entirety of my plants downstairs are all looking better.
levoit humidifier this is the one I bought
Understood. So whichever one I have, just use one of those small packets + like a Ziploc or some other airtight container and that's it? Nothing else needed like some napkin around the card or paper. For the N curve, those small cigar packets on Amazon are what was being recommended earlier right? These basically https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JV27MF4
Levoit this is all you need. Just set your desired rH, set it to auto and refill every few days
I use this one from Amazon in my plant room. It’s gravity fed, and stays on as long as there’s water available in the tray or water tank. It also has an auto-shutoff when water is out. It keeps the room (80 sq ft) at roughly 75-80% humidity if run at full, and lasts about 8 hours before a refill is needed. I only have cleaned it from minerals in my water. Never had issues with mold or smells.
Air purifiers are bullshit. However, I have this humidifier and you can turn the display off:
Boveda packs £1 a pop and last forever. Used to keep cigars at set humidity levels. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00JV27MF4/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_i_TYGT4TBDXKRGAXE1Q9NA?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
These are good for anything up to an oz
I've been using a cool humidifier for years. Specifically this one which looks like its been discontinued.
It uses less energy compared to ultrasonic and steam humidifiers.
But you have to buy replacement wicks and do a bit of maintenance on them. If you just leave them to constantly be soaked and using it 24/7, you'll end up growing mold on them in like a week.
What I do is have 2 or 3 wicks in rotation so I can let them dry out. I also wash them occasionally with vinegar(make sure you thoroughly rinse them out or they'll make your room smell like vinegar.
The other thing thing(with my model at least) is you can occasionally hear a gurgling sound when the water tank is feeding water. I don't mind because it only last a couple seconds, but just a heads up.
I use Boveda 62, size 8 (size 8 is good for 28g/1oz). Ideal humidity for bud is 62, you can find Boveda packs in just about any smoke shop and they have them on Amazon as well. (I ordered the ones in the picture here)
“I’m certain there is a proper amount of humidity the flower should be at for best results…” which make THESE a worthwhile investment.
Research what RH fits your needs the best . The info shouldn’t be hard to find.
Boveda 62% Humidor Packets - 2 Way Humidity Control Packs- Size 1 - 20 Count Resealable Bag - Cigar Humidor Accessories - Bulk Humidity Packs - Relative Humidity Packs - Humidor Packet https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07G8GC8TQ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_i_QNH9JDKXGGX0KZB9KAZQ
We have a Vornado 4 Gal Evaporative Humidifier and I'm very happy with it.
Our home gets so dry in the winter that not only do my plants look unhappy, but my whole family gets terrible dry skin, and the static electricity buildup is terrible!
We've had the Vornado since the end of November, and I notice a major difference in my plants, and none of us are struggling with the itchy, flaky skin that normally hits by mid-December.
I bought this - Humidifer - to deal with how dry my apartment was getting.
So far, it's working well for me!
Also yes, I've been putting tap water in there and haven't really noticed a difference. When I lived in Springfield, my parents put tap water in their humidifier as well, and we never had an issue.
I use two humidifiers in my apartment, one of them from my girlfriend which produces the white residue as you mentioned. The other one I have does not produce white residue, and it's this one: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002QAYJPO/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
The annoying thing is you have to constantly buy new filters for it, and rotating the filter helps as well. So it just takes more effort, up to you if that's worth not having the white residue. Also, yeah I have no idea how people use distilled water for it, it uses gallons of water a day, so I just use tap water.
They are just slightly too big for the new Khiron rubs, but you can squeeze them in and in a few hours the bud tastes a lot better.
LEVOIT Humidifiers for Bedroom Large Room Home, Smart Wifi Alexa Control, 6L Top Fill Cool Mist for Baby and Plants, Ultrasonic, Essential Oil Diffuser, Customized Humidity, Night Light, Quiet, Gray https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HS45N13/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_i_QW5TXZ90V8HSAYWH0MD9?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
I ordered this back in September and I’m happy with it so far. I like the top fill option and I love the smart WiFi feature. This is handy as it’s sitting in my plant room and I don’t always know if it’s out of water but I get a notification on my phone. And if I’m away from home, I can still monitor the humidity levels and change the settings if needed.
I use the linked humidifier in my plant room and have never had issues with mold, either in the room or in the humidifier. It runs pretty much 24/7, has an auto-off when empty, and keeps the room at 70% humidity on average.
Yeah basically, it's set it and forget it. The app will notify you if you using hard water and it needs a cleaning as well as when you need to refill it. Depending on your fan settings and your required humidity you'll have to play around with what will get you to your comfort zone. Personally I only have my fan on 5/10 because I'm not flowering right now and I only have to set the device to be 5% over my humidity zone. It will also very greatly depending on where your exhaust is vs where the humidifier is.
I've set mine next to my floor fan so it circulates evenly before it reaches the top of my tent and exhausted.
Link to the device I purchased. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HS45N13/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_i_7DYVGV94PF0BT2BKGBVD?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Has it helped? I use this humidifier in my tent, paired with a temp/RH sensor. It seems to be a good combo for regulating RH in the tent during grow and dry.
Levoit. Numbers are true, night mode.
The one I have is discontinued, but this one is the one I've been eyeing.
It's top fill, one reason I want it lol.
I like this one because of the big tanks. Otherwise you will have to refill way too much. Even with 4 Gals I still have to fill them every other day.
LEVOIT Humidifiers for Bedroom Large Room Home, Smart Wifi Alexa Control, 6L Top Fill Cool Mist for Baby and Plants, Ultrasonic, Essential Oil Diffuser, Customized Humidity, Night Light, Quiet, Gray https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HS45N13/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_W0QGDHCXBERE8ZVVXZXR this is a good one for a grow tent
Get yourself a nice humidifer.
This one works with Alexa, and lasts for a couple of days.
I have This humidifier for my birds , I got it to help my bird who barbers her feathers, cause some more moisture can help them I’ve read. And it works super well for her ! And all my other birds seem to do well with the extra humidity also.
Our whole house humidifier is brand new, but still can’t keep up. We use evaporative humidifiers. This Vornado pumps out the most humidity and has the largest tanks: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O0WOO74/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_api_glt_fabc_XRZ87CD5ZP1VME1123TS. We just use a water conditioner with plain tap water. Using distilled water gets old quick.
Size 1 Boveda fits right in the jar and fixes the dryness in a day or so. I put one in each item from gleaf, goes from powder dry to normal quickly
Boveda 62% Humidor Packets - 2 Way Humidity Control Packs- Size 1 - 20 Count Resealable Bag - Cigar Humidor Accessories - Bulk Humidity Packs - Relative Humidity Packs - Humidor Packet https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07G8GC8TQ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_DH0WJD0YYAJX6FMEVTJ5
I like these and own 3 of them. Last for about 5-7 days before refill (results may vary depending on your locations rH). Ability to fully control through WiFi (VeSync app), on/off and set traps to turn on and off when needed or as the space exceeds or is under the desired thresholds. Also the ability to turn off the lcd screen is nice.
Looking at the price, these go on sale for prime customers bar times. I paid at least 20$ less for my units.
Can get em on Amazon cheap. They come in dif sizes
Boveda 62% Humidor Packets - 2 Way Humidity Control Packs - Size 8 - 10 Count Resealable Bag - Cigar Humidor Accessories - Bulk Humidity Packs - Relative Humidity Packs - Humidor Packet https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JV27MF4/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_74E3JK0ZRKVW21WRVV4F?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
This thing is my rockstar. 4 gallon tank lasts about a day on full blast 24/7. Takes two wicks (replaceable). The main tank area separates completely for easy washing, but since it's evaporative and the fan runs long after the water is gone, it doesn't stay moist, so we haven't needed to clean it yet. The only downside is that the dual tanks are awkward to get under the bathroom sink faucet, but we have a little sprayer that attached to the toilet (for rinsing cloth diapers) and that works perfectly for filling it up.
Vornado Evap40 4-Gallon Evaporative Humidifier with Adjustable Humidistat and 3 Speeds
I will never ever ever go back to a cool mist humidifier. I already have a full time job thank you very much.
Boveda 62% Packets - 2 Way Humidity Control Packs- Size 4-10 Count Resealable Bag - Bulk Humidity Packs - Relative Humidity Packs https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XB26Q8N/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_S1DK8GKPXE8QVVDMVNDX
I have a lil levoit one that's no longer available, but if I upgrade, I've been looking at this one.
Don't care about the Alexa app stuff. But it's top fill, built-in hydrometer, dark setting and the other levoit one I have is reliable.
It has a humidistat that connects to an app on your phone in which you can control the humidity level from afar
Oh I actually have one of theirs! This one :
It doesn’t seem to work very well. Plus the fog just goes straight down to the floor and makes the floor wet unless I put my ceiling fan on high.
Levoit humifier for Bedroom.
LEVOIT Humidifiers for Bedroom Large Room Home, 6L Top Fill Cool Mist Air Ultrasonic for Plants Indoor with Essential Oils Diffuser for Baby Kids, Smart Control with Humidistat, Quiet Easy Clean, Gray https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HS45N13/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_0NF8RJDVC4ZF7J90TVC2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Thought it was expensive at first but worth it since it is automatic, I just messed out the settings today lol
My buddy just got this one and it is phenomenal I will be buying it when I get the chance. Holds almost 2 gal connects to your phone and will tell you when it is empty. You can also control humidity of the room temp from your phone. It is also top fill with no screw cap just take off the lid and there is a massive opening. LEVOIT Humidifiers for Bedroom Large Room Home, 6L Top Fill Cool Mist Air Ultrasonic for Plants Indoor with Essential Oils Diffuser for Baby Kids, Smart Control with Humidistat, Quiet Easy Clean, Gray https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HS45N13/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_JEGKD2XCG0NWSTHY124Y
For a more premium option. I like this one (I like being able to set a humidity level to maintain and the to fill is a lot easier
I recently bought this 'Levoit' and it's total shit. The build quality is just okay and the tank feels like it's held together with glue. I've had it on full-blast for days and it barely hovers about 30% humidity. Beware the bullshit 'amazon's choice' is my advice.