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hi guys im thinking of either buying a fogger or making one i am just after ideas and peoples input. i no they dont do that much to humidity and im not after leaving it on all day as i will still be spraying but the tank will soon be in my living room and would like to give it some real character i have a 45x45x60 and wondering who uses one iv heard they are fairly unreliable but not exactly the cheapest .... has anyone made their own if so how was it done???

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few good vids on youtube, I don't think a basic fogger is that expensive, it's the auto sprayers that are expensive.
 

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I put one together for the living room display viv. as you say, no use for wetting the leaves but is a nice effect and may help some with humidity. basically a £6 sonic fogger off fleabay in a food grade tub at the back of the lid so the fog roles down, on a £3 timer a couple of times a day - total cost less than £12.........not scottish for nothing!
a short video and some pics on link.
madagascar giant day gecko - hipflask's Photos
 

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I put one together for the living room display viv. as you say, no use for wetting the leaves but is a nice effect and may help some with humidity. basically a £6 sonic fogger off fleabay in a food grade tub at the back of the lid so the fog roles down, on a £3 timer a couple of times a day - total cost less than £12.........not scottish for nothing!
a short video and some pics on link.
madagascar giant day gecko - hipflask's Photos
thanks for replies guys either way my mrs has bought me a exo terra one she does spoil me .... now to make a housing for it what do you mean by food grade tub and where is it placed pics look really good :) and yes is purley there for show and i no some people have problems with them but i think people expect to leave it on all day to keep humidity up this is definately not the plan :p

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thanks for replies guys either way my mrs has bought me a exo terra one she does spoil me .... now to make a housing for it what do you mean by food grade tub and where is it placed pics look really good :) and yes is purley there for show and i no some people have problems with them but i think people expect to leave it on all day to keep humidity up this is definately not the plan :p

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result! she treats you too well me thinks!
just a 2 ltr tub that can be used for food storage (size of an ice cream tub), got mines from a well known supermarket rhyming with fresco:whistling2:
mines sits at the back of the viv under the lid.
agree re their use. mines only on 3 times a day for 20 min and could never replace misting but is a nice jungle look in the living room: victory:
 

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result! she treats you too well me thinks!
just a 2 ltr tub that can be used for food storage (size of an ice cream tub), got mines from a well known supermarket rhyming with fresco:whistling2:
mines sits at the back of the viv under the lid.
agree re their use. mines only on 3 times a day for 20 min and could never replace misting but is a nice jungle look in the living room: victory:
do you have any cover over the tub incase of drowning i heard it has to be covered but dont really know what with was thinking of maybe looking for a flat piece of cork bark?
 

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yes cover it, cresties sometimes loose their sticky feet when shedding, if it were to fall in, it might not be able to get back out.
 

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do you have any cover over the tub incase of drowning i heard it has to be covered but dont really know what with was thinking of maybe looking for a flat piece of cork bark?
it is a lidded tub so yes but mines is on top of the viv so mist goes through the mesh down the back of the viv.......will try to put up a pic when I get a chance:whistling2:
 

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thanks for all the replies guys decided on next day off will sort out a ice cream tub and use corkbark to cover the top :2thumb:
 
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