Is there a way to check humidity with LG incubaor?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tiff A., May 10, 2011.

  1. Tiff A.

    Tiff A. Out Of The Brooder

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    I be setting eggs for the first time this week...I can control the temp but is there a way to check the humidity with the little giant incubator?

    Thanks
    Tiff
     
  2. ams4776

    ams4776 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I bought a hydrometer to keep an eye on mine. Its seeming to work nicely
     
  3. Tiff A.

    Tiff A. Out Of The Brooder

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    Where can I get one?
     
  4. chicksntexas

    chicksntexas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Walmart, Petco probably. I got mine at incubatorwarehouse.com Works great!
     
  5. clayb226

    clayb226 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got mine at Wal-Mart.
     
  6. Tiff A.

    Tiff A. Out Of The Brooder

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    okay...thanks!!
     
  7. clayb226

    clayb226 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:For $8.
     
  8. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

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    I got mine from the reptile department in my local pet store...
     
  9. lamNervousNellie

    lamNervousNellie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even if you buy a hygrometer brand new, still calibrate it. I got one from incubator warehouse and that sucker was off by 13%! I've read that the best way to calibrate is to use 1/2c salt 1/4c water and mix them in a coffee mug. Then plage the mug and your hygrometer in a large ziplock bag, and let it sit for 8-12 hours. Salt evaporates at a 75% humidity, so in the 8-12 hours it should read 75%. If it doesn't, just make a note of what you need to add or subtract from your readings to make them accurate. Best of luck! [​IMG]
     

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