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WANTED: Wanted Heat Mat with Thermostat

Posted by Shorty_CA 10B (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 26, 14 at 2:41

Need Seed germination kit or specifically a heat mat with thermostat. 2 FT lighting would be great option.

Willing to trade for plants of your choosing or gift certificate to your favorite online nursery.

Will pay for postage.

This post was edited by Shorty_CA on Thu, May 8, 14 at 3:12

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RE: WANTED: Wanted Heat Mat with Thermostat

If it helps, I made one with a heating pad set on low. At first I thought it would cook the plants but I placed a thermometer under the humidity dome and it regulated quite well.

I place the mat under a tray of water with a few risers (1/2" x 1/2" x 8" blocks) and the tray of seedlings sitting in/near the water and placed the clear dome over that.

I never has such success with seedlings before.

If you are more industrious, you could use a variac to regulate the heat but most people don't even know what a variac is let alone having one. (-:

You can build your own with a double gang wall switch box, a dimmer, and a switch/outlet receptacle.

None of these ideas have a thermostat but as I said, my heating pad regulated quite well

RE: WANTED: Wanted Heat Mat with Thermostat

Thanks so much for the tip. I will try your suggestion.

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