Building an incubator. Need components

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  1. g-momto11

    g-momto11 In the Brooder

    Mar 1, 2011
    St. Bernard Parish
    I need a humidistat and a wafer thermostat. I am just getting started so, if you have any other components that you think I might could use, please email me.
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Do you already have the heating element? How big of an incubator are you making? I am planning to make a cabinet-style incubator. Mine will have a reptile thermostat to regulate the heat. The heat will be provided by a ceramic heat emitter. The thermostat and ceramic heat emitter cost $51 on The only other thing I need is a small desk fan to circulate the air.
  3. Gregorylm

    Gregorylm In the Brooder

    Jan 11, 2011
    Rome Ga
    I have used a ceramic heater and straight wire the fan and let it run all the time and
    then put the thremostat in line with the heating element they work great you can use a
    waffer thermostat or go to home depot and get a thermostat that goes in a hot water heater
    they work well also i have used both they only cost around 9 or 10 dollars

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