Genesis 1588 vs. Brinsea Octagon 20 Advanced EX

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by 6KidsFarm, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. 6KidsFarm

    6KidsFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have experience with both the Genesis 1588 and Brinsea Octagon 20 Advanced EX? I am trying to decide between them and was wondering if I would see any appreciable difference in hatching success between the two incubators.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I have both incubators. I do have a slightly better hatch rate, 10% or so, in the Brinseas, especially with shipped eggs, probably because of the automatic humidity control. I got the Brinseas mainly because they are pretty much set and go and I don't have to keep checking them. So I don't know that the 20s are worth the extra money if you are just going by hatch rate. I also do not like hatching in them because they are so hard to clean, I usually hatch in the 1588s
     

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