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Question about humidity

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So I have an incubator that also has a hatcher in the bottom. Will upping the humidity for the eggs on lockdown hurt the eggs still getting turned/incubated? Or do I just need to buy a separate hatcher to avoid the problem?
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Can you post a picture of your set up? If its got a divider, it'll be okay. If it doesn't, its probably going to jack up the humidity everywhere. I like have a second incubator as a hatcher, keeps the mess contained (and I can stagger hatches and constantly incubate) smile.png
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Can you post a picture of your set up? If its got a divider, it'll be okay. If it doesn't, its probably going to jack up the humidity everywhere. I like have a second incubator as a hatcher, keeps the mess contained (and I can stagger hatches and constantly incubate) smile.png

Unfortunately there is no divider between them. When I raise humidity during lockdown it will affect the whole unit. Is there any way I can use this incubator and not have an affected hatch?
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Can you add a divider between the two sections? It may still raise the humidity a bit, but if its not a ton, they should be okay. I would fire it up, let it come to temp, and fill the trays with water. Then you can take readings from the bottom and top to see exactly what you're dealing with...
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