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Posted by Homer1 on April 24, 2003 at 07:10:37:
In Reply to: want to add fog posted by frogger88 on April 23, 2003 at 21:16:12:
You can't make an ultrasonic fogger. Well, I guess theoretically you could, but I'm sure that the parts would cost you more than buying one. The fog is created by the oscillation of a metal "tympanum" at an ultrasonic frequency to "atomize" droplets of water and send them into the air--thus creating fog. It has nothing to do with heat, and you should not use a steam humidifier or "warm mist" humidifier for a frog tank.
Ultrasonic humidifiers have these ultrasonic foggers as the heart of their system, and they use a fan to push the "fog" up out of the water reservoir. Search the forum, as there was a discussion between using a humidifier fogger system or building your own humidifier from a fogger and aquarium pump. Either way, it's going to cost you around $30-$35. That's really not that bad.
:I dont know how weasy it wouldbe to make one (though i am sure it is possible. The foggers have a hot plate and use ultrasonic vibrations to create the fog.
::hi i am looking for a way to add fog to my frog tanks but do not want to buy one do any of you know how i can make one at home i am verry handy and can build almost anything