Best thermometer/hydrometer?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kymw90, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. Kymw90

    Kymw90 Out Of The Brooder

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    Which make or models do you find best to use with your auto incis? I have used one of those dial ones that have both temp and humidity on it like the reptile ones. Are these ok or could I be using much better ones that are still relatively cheap?
     
  2. lazy gardener

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    Re: hygrometers: There is info in a thread on how to calibrate them, or check accuracy. It uses a salt water solution. Re: thermometers: I used a medical thermometer because they are required to be quite accurate. Compared the reading to a large red dye bulb type of thermometer. Once you know how accurate your thermometer is, and how accurate your hygrometer is, you can make adjustments accordingly. ie: add 2.5 degrees to your thermometer reading, and add 10% to your hygrometer reading.
     
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    So do you use 1 thermom and 1 hydro and not those combined ones?
     

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