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Compost Thermometer

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Maintaining a high temperature is critical for rapid composting. This compost thermometer is a great way to keep an eye on your compost and ensure that bacteria are working at an optimal temperature. Save time and avoid doing unnecessary turning or tumbling.

Bacteria are responsible for breaking down food scraps. These bacteria work best at 120 to 160 degrees Fahrenheit, and they need fresh oxygen without being exposed to too much cold air. With this compost thermometer, you can tell when the compost is cooling down, and only turn the pile when it needs fresh air.

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The thermometer will also help prevent scalding and show you when the compost is finished. For very large compost piles, there's a risk of spontaneous combustion. You certainly don't want to put your hand into 180 degree compost without any warning - this compost thermometer can reach deep into the compost pile and help you spot danger signs.

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  • Ever wonder exactly how hot that compost pile of yours really is? Well, now you can find out for sure and keep your compost nice and hot to break it down faster.

    This compost thermometer is ideally suited for measuring the interior temperature of a compost bin or pile. The thermometer is hermetically sealed, which means you can leave it in your pile overnight without the fear of it fogging up!

    Features include:
  • 1 3/4" easy-to-read dial
  • 20" stem
  • All Stainless Steel Construction
  • Very accurate (+/- 1% full scale)
  • Plastic No fog lens


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    Product Reviews

    Average rating is 5
    5.0
    No doubt you can compost without a compost thermometer, however how
    do you know itís actually hot and actively breaking down? Short of
    holding your hand above the compost and guessing if you feel some
    heat, you can quickly and easily insert this compost thermometer into
    any compost bin, compost tumbler, or your compost pile and check the
    compost temperature. I typically get a reading within minutes. The
    dial is easy to read and not only shows the temperature in degrees but
    the quick read color dial shows, low, med or hot.
    By:  Staff Review - Steve
    Arlington, TX0.3
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    Product Reviews

    Average rating is 5
    5.0
    No doubt you can compost without a compost thermometer, however how
    do you know itís actually hot and actively breaking down? Short of
    holding your hand above the compost and guessing if you feel some
    heat, you can quickly and easily insert this compost thermometer into
    any compost bin, compost tumbler, or your compost pile and check the
    compost temperature. I typically get a reading within minutes. The
    dial is easy to read and not only shows the temperature in degrees but
    the quick read color dial shows, low, med or hot.
    By:  Staff Review - Steve
    Arlington, TX0.3