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Post by musa_monkey » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:32 am

I guess most of us have the standard sankey type props. I also have a couple of reptile heat mats and a sandbox i use in the greenhouse in spring. All used for growing from seed, growing on and even drying out this time of year.

What i dont have is something capable of tropical seed growing temps of circa 35c.
The obvious choice is the bio green heat mat that i know a lot of people here use and i may end up going that route but before i do........

Just curious to know if anyone has used a bio green grand top digital which is basically a smalller version of the jumbo with a digital thermostat.

Link
http://www.unwins.co.uk/bio-green-grand ... d3150.html
also
http://www.jungleseeds.co.uk/HardwareOrders/index1.html
Item JH2453

Any feedback/ comments on this item is welcome.
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Re: Props

Post by Dave Brown » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:31 pm

I have a 4 foot Prop, but I can't remember what manufacturer now. It has a clear flexible acrylic cover and a 60w heater. It is capable of reaching 35C but it is dependent on ambient temperature. As mine was in the conservatory only heated to 6C in coldest weather, I had to insulate the cover with folded up fleece giving 8 layers. I did a big write up on this a couple of years ago, but searches cannot find it, so I presume I wrote it on UKO at the time. :roll:
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Re: Props

Post by musa_monkey » Sun Nov 08, 2009 11:05 am

Dave that sounds like the Bio green "Jumbo". which is the big brother of the one i linked to above. I like the idea of a digital thermostat with soil probe and the high top cover so i think i will go for this one form Jungleseeds next week. Will have another go with some banana seed then.
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Re: Props

Post by Dave Brown » Sun Nov 08, 2009 4:42 pm

musa_monkey wrote:Dave that sounds like the Bio green "Jumbo".
I don't regocnise that as the name and this is about 25 year old now. :roll:
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