help! new to incubation.. need incubator recommendation for chicks and reptiles!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cherie1n2, Mar 13, 2015.

  1. Cherie1n2

    Cherie1n2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought this would be the best place to ask.. I need an easy to use incubator that can sustain temps in the low 80°s as well as higher temps for chicks and that i can set to use the egg turner only for bird eggs (as it will kill my bearded dragon embryos). Also i need to be able to turn the fan on and off.

    Ive never used an incubator before so any advice would be appriciated.
     
  2. HumbleHen207

    HumbleHen207 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know I can use my 1602N Hova-Bator for reptiles and birds. The egg turner is removable if you choose to buy one with it. It can sustain lower temps although I have never used it to do so. GQF sells several other incubator models designed to be used for both reptiles and birds.
     
  3. Cherie1n2

    Cherie1n2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks.. I'll check out their products.. Im just scared i'll get a model thats known to malfunction.
     
  4. Cherie1n2

    Cherie1n2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, i went ahead and purchased that model. It had good reviews on amazon and was one i was considering (had to double check)

    I just pulled my bearded dragons out of brumation and theyre starting to want to breed so i'd be using the unit first for them. I dont plan to hatch chicks till late summer ( i have breeding projects then and want to test things out to get the hang of it first)
     

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