Humidity Too High in Glass Terrarium

payton.geschke

New Member
Hi all!

So I have a terrarium that has all glass sides (and bottom) with a screen top (Link). I have found that when I mist it for even just a minute, the humidity skyrockets and stays high. Sometimes my hygrometer will almost reach 100%, and won't drop back below 70% for hours (ideal range during the day is 30-50%, right?). I've tried leaving the front doors of the tank open to allow for air flow and evaporation, but then the temperature will drop to below 70F during the day, which I also don't want. I know that she can handle lower temps since I drop them at night, but it seems wrong to allow during the day.

I will be switching to a larger, all screen enclosure in a few weeks, but I still want her to be comfortable in the glass terrarium for now. Any tips for keeping a good humidity level without reducing the temperature?

Thanks everyone!
*ps. my husbandry form/review with pictures is in my other posts if that would be helpful to anyone
 

Mawtyplant

Chameleon Enthusiast
You might consider to ass small computer fan on the top of your enclosure, that way you will have a good air flow and the air will get more dry

But! dont take your hygrometer to seriously.. because if you spray the hygrometer he will be wet and record 100% for several hours then in 3-6 month the value in your hygrometer will turn realllly inacurate (my experience after i ruined all my hygrometer ;)

have any picture of your enclosure?

(nothing wrong with 70 if she have a heating spot ;) (what is she btw?
 
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