can the humidity in my house be 1%

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  1. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    or do i need to calibrate my incubators humidity reader... i live in los angeles and when i opened the bator the humidity said 1% but that cant be right..... can u guys help me....

    thanks,
     
  2. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
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    Quote:in california???? no way!!!
    im in arizona and my humidity in the house is 13%
     
  3. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay so the hydgromter is off....... btw funny siginature
     
  4. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

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    Quote:heheheheh thanks!!!
     
  5. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the humidity outside is 29% so what would that make the inside does anyone know?
     
  6. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:heheheheh thanks!!!

    your signature made me smile and laugh!

    anyhow, i have no idea how to calculate that. i'd just put the hygrometer right in the incubator. keep the humidity on the inside of the 'bator between 35-40%
     
  7. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NO WAY!!! The hydgrometer is WAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY off!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. needtohatch

    needtohatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Calibrate your hygrometer!

    Here is how....
    Need a coffee mug, salt, water and large ziplock freezer bag.

    Put 1/2 cup table salt in mug
    Add 1/4 cup water, mix together (will get wet sand consistancy)
    put cup in bag
    put hygrometer in bag (don't get any salt water on it )
    Seal bag leave for 8-12 hours.
    It should read 75%
     
  9. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:my hydgrometer is built in to the bator!
     
  10. needtohatch

    needtohatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh boy, I would contact the company and see what they say.
    Good Luck!
     

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