i am going CRAZY!...lol

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BirdBoy88, Jan 2, 2008.

  1. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    i made my incubator today an it's been runnig for about 4 hours now
    and i have a water heater thermostat on it and [​IMG] the temps are everywhere...lol

    i've set the thermostat like 50 times already an when the light bulb is on it stays around 100 or 99.7 an when the light bulb go's out it drops to like 90

    and the humidity stays at 40 and the temp in the water wigller is at 95.4 and it aint moving [​IMG]
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Go by the water wiggler temp and get that to be right. Adjust the temps only once an hr since it can take a while for the temps to stablize, the on off temp of the thermostat may be a 5 deg margin too since maintaining hot water in a tank isn't as accurate as an incubator grade thermostat.
  3. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    ok so what your sayin is mainly go by the water wiggler temp? as long as it's at 99.5 it should be ok?

    Lol sorry i'm new to this

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