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Is Hydrometer Calibration the same for Temperature?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jumbocoturnix, Oct 7, 2016.

  1. jumbocoturnix

    jumbocoturnix Out Of The Brooder

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    A digital hydrometer comes with temperature readying. During the hydrometer salt test, can you test the temperature at the same time? Let's say after 24 hours, the hydrometer reads 75% and the temperature readys 73%. Do you add +2 to the temperature reading for future use? Much appreciation! Thanks!
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    No, hygrometer testing is only good for the hygrometer... for temp you need to do a freezing or boiling point test... does it have a probe or no?
     
  3. jumbocoturnix

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    I'm not sure I'm using the AcuRite Digital Humidity and Temperature Monitor which you can locate it here thank you! >>> http://bit.ly/2dZwmeA.
     
  4. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Nope, no probe... best to get another thermometer that you can put in crushed ice and water to test accuracy then compare it setting with the other to see how accurate it is...
     
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    What do you mean by probe? Thank you!
     
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  7. jumbocoturnix

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    I see
     

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