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Foggers and Humidifiers

Postby dasfzero » Tue May 27, 2008 7:14 pm

I am constructing a 75g viv for some poison dart frogs and I want to add a fogger. I have found a couple different types and don't know what to look for in a fogger. Any suggestions or good products any of you can recommend ?

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Postby Cindy Dicken » Tue May 27, 2008 8:57 pm


dendromom

about cheapo foggers...

Postby dendromom » Sun Jun 01, 2008 10:24 am

There has been talk that cheaper "in-tank" disc foggers can cook or shock your frogs if they get too close----this is true. I am putting mine in a plastic bottle---like 16 oz coke bottle size, covering the top w/screen so the frogs can't jump in and punching holes in the side for the fog to 'escape'. Seems to be a good setup---I would never leave the fogger where the frogs can touch it if it heats the water you use.

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Re: Foggers and Humidifiers

Postby Philsuma » Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:40 pm

yes...

"Inside the tank" fogger = BAD

Outside the tank fogger = Good

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Re: Foggers and Humidifiers

Postby Judy S » Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:11 pm

Philsuma...any way your advice on converting a storebought kid's unit could be put up on this site? It was a wonderful post.

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Re: Foggers and Humidifiers

Postby Philsuma » Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:16 pm

Is it one of those "circular,disc, bubbler" types ? If so....then no.....they are not suitable / safe for our hobby purposes.

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Re: Foggers and Humidifiers

Postby Judy S » Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:42 pm

Do you have the directions on this board about converting the cool mist humidifiers to the fogger for our vivs???

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Re: Foggers and Humidifiers

Postby Philsuma » Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:59 pm

hmmm...There's a few threads but no actual DIY or Mod thread with pics.

The EASIEST thing I can suggest is to buy a KAZ brand. They require NO mods ! No glue, no cutting, no siliconing, Nothing !

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=kaz ... 86.c0.m359

Just take it into a plumbing store and they will literally fetch the pvc fittings ect for you - only a couple dollars. Then it's off the aquarium store or perhaps homedepot or Lowes for black or dark green tubing. Don't use clear tubing - it promotes algae growth,

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Re: Foggers and Humidifiers

Postby Judy S » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:50 pm

didn't you have a real good explanation, etc. on a previous board???

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Re: Foggers and Humidifiers

Postby Philsuma » Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:42 am

Judy S wrote:didn't you have a real good explanation, etc. on a previous board???


uhhhh....nope :roll: ..ya must be thinking of someone else.

you see the pic in the other thread right ? Heck, you saw one in action at my vendor stand at the Maryland IAD show, right ?

The KAZ brand is super easy....literally take it to a plumbing store and ask for a pvc fitting to accommodate a hose and the KAZ diameter tube allows for a snug fit ! No modification !

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Re: Foggers and Humidifiers

Postby Philsuma » Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:17 pm

Foggers...


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