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Old 04-02-2003, 04:45 PM
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gary wrote:

What do you put in humidifiers to keep the bacteria down?


Try hydrogen peroxide. It is a disinfectant without an odor. A
concentration of 0.1% should be enough to start with. The stuff you get
in the grocery store is about 3%, so dilute it 30:1.

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Old 04-02-2003, 06:28 PM
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What do you put in humidifiers to keep the bacteria down?

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Gary

New to the north country


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Old 04-02-2003, 06:47 PM
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What do you put in humidifiers to keep the bacteria down?

Thanks

Gary

New to the north country


I, as many others, have had bad humidifier exeperiences. I now keep it
off, and I am increasing the number of houseplants by 20% every year.
Next year I should have 40, or 2 per 100sqft. They do the trick,
specially if you fill the tray underneath with pebbles and water.
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Old 04-02-2003, 09:14 PM
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We use grapefruit seed oil in ours. It probably isn't as strong as hydrogen
peroxide but we have noticed a lot fewer problems than last year when we
used basically nothing.

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What do you put in humidifiers to keep the bacteria down?

Thanks

Gary

New to the north country


I, as many others, have had bad humidifier exeperiences. I now keep it
off, and I am increasing the number of houseplants by 20% every year.
Next year I should have 40, or 2 per 100sqft. They do the trick,
specially if you fill the tray underneath with pebbles and water.



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set up a 55 gallon tank in the house with fish bring the temp of the water up to 78oF
and dont cover it. nice humidity. Ingrid

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I, as many others, have had bad humidifier exeperiences. I now keep it
off, and I am increasing the number of houseplants by 20% every year.
Next year I should have 40, or 2 per 100sqft. They do the trick,
specially if you fill the tray underneath with pebbles and water.




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