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Brinsea Maxi II advance questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hasve, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. Hasve

    Hasve In the Brooder

    Mar 7, 2017
    Hello! First of all, I'm from Norway, so if my grammar seems a bit weird, please bear with me!

    I bought a Brinsea maxi advance, and it's now test-running so that I can get a feel of how it works.

    I'm just wondering about the turning. It turns automatically every 45 minutes ( can set it to everything between 30-180 minutes), is that too often, or is it okay? I'm going to use it for hatching quails.

    I have been pouring in tons of water, but can't seem to stabilise the humidity where i want it. With just the water tray, the hygrometer (is it even the right word?) shows around 30 in relative humidity, and the only way i could get it to rise is to add wet paper towels to the incubator, but that also means changing the paper towels and opening the incubator more often than i would normally do.

    Do anyone have some experience to share about this? I would be forever gratefull!

  2. Molpet

    Molpet Crowing

    Sep 7, 2015
    N. Illinois
    My Coop
    I was just reading a thread on these, maybe they can help: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...d-and-expanded-mini-and-ovation-incubators/30

    ETA: also there was an issue with the egg holder for quail
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2017

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