I am thinking about purchasing the new brinsea 20 advanced............

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by standardbanty, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. standardbanty

    standardbanty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2008
    Hi everybody. I was thinking about purchasiing the new brinsea octagon 20 advanced. Does anybody have this incubator.. DO you like it ..is it more reliable than styrafoam? all opinions would be appreaciated. \\

  2. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

    Feb 26, 2009
    Madison County, Iowa
    There are tons of people purchasing this incubator at the fantastic price it is currently at. It is giving me buyer's remorse because I just purchased the 1588 Hovabator Genesis with turner two weeks ago. However, I love the 'plug and play' effect of the Hovabator Genesis. It has maintained a constant temperature and humidity is simple to control as well. I understand that the Brinsea you are considering has a water well which may be easier than trying to load water into the 1588 tray. I think either are good choices, however Brinsea seems to be the cadillac of small bators.
  3. Backyard Farm

    Backyard Farm Certified Personal Chicken Attendant

    Apr 1, 2009
    I have had the Octagon 20 advanced with the auto humidity pump since last year.

    It is very reliable for humidity. Found I needed to turn the temp up to 37.7 or 37.8 to get a 37.5 temp inside. It cannot be re-calibrated so I just turned it up a little.

    It is a pretty tight space for hatching so I hatch in an old styrofoam.

    All in all... very easy to use and very reliable..

    Set it and forget it. [​IMG]

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