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Adding humidifier?

CharleneN

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So I live in Las Vegas where it’s usually dry and hot. I’ve been wanting to set up a humidifier but I’m not sure what the affects would be if I suddenly have humid air with my guinea pigs. Would it be bad for them if I did so? And if I can introduce the humidifier could I put essential oils in it like eucalyptus or peppermint, would that be safe for them? I’ve had them 4 and 5 years so far with no humidifier, I don’t want to suddenly get them sick if I did add it.
 

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Being in humid air is probably not going to be very good for them.
But you definitely can’t add anything scented into the same room as piggies - no sprays, scents, candles, plug ins etc - as it came irritate their airways and cause breathing problems.
 

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:agr: If they’ve been fine so far I wouldn’t rock the boat. I‘ve heard that too much humidity can sometimes cause respiratory problems.
 
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