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?Humidity concerns?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Enclosures' started by 5150, Nov 15, 2018.

  1. 5150

    5150 Active Member

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    Hi everyone,
    I have two A. avics and one LP. Should I be concerned about low humidity? I can't get it above 30 percent. I have even borrowed a room humidifier and put it relatively close to the spiders, but it doesn't seem to help raise the level. Any thoughts/ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanx.
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    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    No need to worry about humidity at all...lots of ventilation is what they need.
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    Thanx. The ventilation is no problemo. I just thought the humidity was rather low.
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    If you have an enclosure with a water dish, your intra-enclosure humidity is often quite higher than your ambient room humidity.:beer:
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    Tortoise Tom Well-Known Member

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    Where and how are you measuring humidity? I was going to say what Wolfspider said, but he worded it much much than I would have.

    I have a snake enclosure with bone dry Sani-chips in the bottom and between the humid hide and large water bowl it stays between 80 and 90% humid in there all the time, which is perfect for the species. (Unicolor cribo)

    Either way, just make sure they have a clean water source all the time.
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    They each have ample, clean water. The LP enclosure gets a lite misting every so often. I guess I shouldn't be overly concerned about it.
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