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01-16-2013 09:28 PM
lochaber It's probably better if you set the fogger/mister up with a separate watersupply, and just use RO/DI/distilled water. otherwise you may clog the nozzles on a mister, and any of these will end up leaving scattered mineral deposits around the tank/glass/etc.

I've heard people claim that using a fogger w/ tank water will spread bacteria, but not sure if this is much of an issue, since the critter will likely be swimming in the water anyways.
01-16-2013 03:39 AM
Fishies_in_Philly i have mine in a hidden contained that is below the water line. it has holes drilled in it so it gets a constant water supply. i also have a lid on it because they can spew a fountain.
01-16-2013 12:35 AM
Veneer Thanks for the input. Fishies_in_Philly, is your fogger simply sitting loose in/beneath the water? I recall seeing someone on this board with theirs in some kind of floating foam housing -- not sure who that was.
01-15-2013 11:52 PM
Fishies_in_Philly mistking is probably the best mister out there. as far as the ultrasonics, if an animal were to walk directly onto it, it could be bad news, but with planning, they won't get near it. i run my fogge for several hours a day in my mantella tank, and no problems. they actually avoid the fog. never had a problem with the ultrasonic and white's tree frogs either. but i only use my fogger for the effect it give, not for adding humidity to the tank, so it's not on 24/7
01-15-2013 02:21 AM
markstr This one just sets a few inches below the water line. Has a little red LED as well on it..
When I do WC's , it automatically shuts off until the water refills ... Not sure about the effect situations...... I've never had problems..
01-14-2013 09:46 PM
Veneer re: in-tank foggers -- is there anything to those horror stories of leaf damage/bodily harm to above-water fauna? (I've read of warnings to this effect for situations where, e.g., frogs could come into direct contact with the ultrasonic element.)

How frequently do you have them on, and how much water do they go through?
01-14-2013 07:11 AM
markstr Ocean Mist ( Mist Maker ) cheap bought online here. I just have it plugged into a timer.
Going now for a few months and no problems..
01-14-2013 05:19 AM
Centromochlus I have a basic MistKing setup on my two 20L emersed grow-out tanks and i love it! It's very quiet when it comes on, and the mist nozzles seem to be high quality. The timer that comes with the set is also fantastic-- it's very accurate and accommodates a wide range of settings. I highly recommend their products!
01-14-2013 05:02 AM
Veneer
Automated mister/fogger

Anyone using one?

MistKing comes up frequently in these discussions on vivarium forums, and it does have the appearance of a solid product.

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