You want the incubator in a place with a stable temperature. You don't want it in a spot that is going to be really warm sometimes, and cool other times. You want to reduce the chances of temperature spikes as much as possible. A constant ambient temperature is best.
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you can wrap it with a small blanket or towels but the incubator should be kept in a room that the temperature stays at around 65 to 70 degrees for best results .away from windows and heat from things like TV and such .
dose not matter where can be on a low table end table or something like make sure it is stable and will not get bumped off . it can be any where as long as the temperature stays constant . it can be high or low run the incubator for a couple of days to check for stable temps and humidity before setting your eggs .this is very important .
you will find more answers to questions by thread surfing than staying on your own not saying abandon it but go to others . find the she said he said thread good people there also the hatching journey of a complete newby all are real good at hatching eggs .
running on empty hugehsnet but have you on my profile page any questions just asked. we have a lot of fun on our threads and all are welcome. also might check out French frogs in random ramblings loads of fun .all really helpful folks .