Best hydrometer/thermometer?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Corey NC, May 21, 2008.

  1. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    What have you found to be the best one and how much did it cost?
    Last edited: May 21, 2008
  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    Fluckers, available at Petco and Petsmart. Around 25-29 dollars. It is designed to be used in a very warm damp environment. Some have gotten one that did not work properly but have returned them for a replacement that works fine. It is best to test any Thermometer against a mercury thermometer like the ones used to take a person's temperature. The fluckers is nice and small and does not take up lots of room in the incubator.

    Accurite Digital with a probe is probably you nest best bet available at Walmart for around 15 dollars. It is larger and the probe measures temp only. You have to put the entire unit in the incubator to measure humidity. If you have a large incubator this should not be a problem. Even the Accurite can be off several degrees so test it before using it.

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