Brooder

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BirdsInParadise, May 9, 2016.

  1. BirdsInParadise

    BirdsInParadise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can i use an aquarium as a brooder for 2 silkies?
    Its 30 x 13 x 13.
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Empty the water first
     
  3. BirdsInParadise

    BirdsInParadise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was hoping for some chicken of the sea...:lol:
     
  4. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol..
     
  5. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Make sure ya keep a eye on temp... being all glass it will hold heat.. small bulb
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. You've received some good (and humorous) advice from Rod-T - for further feedback, you may wish to post your question on the "Raising baby chicks" forum.

    Best wishes

    CT
     
  7. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps


    Yes, you only need a small bulb, probably something like a 60W over one corner, but ironically glass actually has a far lower R value than corrugated cardboard (about 1/4 or less) and will thus hold less heat than corrugated cardboard box...
     
  8. BirdsInParadise

    BirdsInParadise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, everyone.
    Im getting excited, as are my kids.
    Woo-hoo!!!!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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