Brinsea Octagon 20 TOTALLY ROCKS

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wyogirl, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't believe it, the temps are already stable, as well as humidity set eggs last night at 2100 hrs . Did purchase a Caliber III digital humidity temp gauge, which apperently you are NOT supposed to calibrate the humidity! So I didn't and reading is 2 lower than my calibrated acurite maybe I will have succes this time around:thumbsup:fl
    Ayda
     
  2. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    [​IMG] hope you have a good hatch
     
  3. Unclebean

    Unclebean Rest in Peace 1977-2013

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    You will be happy with the Brinsea Octagon 20! We sure love ours! Good luck!
     
  4. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How often do you have to add water to keep humidity at 25-40??? It seems to hold it well so far!
    Ayda
     
  5. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, everything Brinsea makes is pretty awesome...
     
  6. Unclebean

    Unclebean Rest in Peace 1977-2013

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    Quote:How often do you have to add water to keep humidity at 25-40??? It seems to hold it well so far!
    Ayda

    You probably have to add water about every other day. That may depend on the humidity in your house.
     
  7. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:How often do you have to add water to keep humidity at 25-40??? It seems to hold it well so far!
    Ayda

    You probably have to add water about every other day. That may depend on the humidity in your house.

    i add water to mine about once a week or so.. and it's really dry here.. just keep an eye on your hygrometer.. if it starts to drop check the water level

    i loved my Brinsea so much that i ended up buying 2 [​IMG]
     
  8. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
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    I absolutely love mine! My humidity was 3% off but I just make a mental adjustment now. The temp has always been right on. As long as I keep my hands out of the incubator during lockdown, I have 100% hatches. The one thing I do not like about it is that it really has a hard time holding the humidity during lockdown and I have to add water every couple days during incubation. As soon as I can save up some money, I'm buying the humidity pump. It will make lockdown nights more restful!
     

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