Major humidity problem...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cowgirlup11, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. cowgirlup11

    cowgirlup11 Out Of The Brooder

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    So this is my secconed hatch in this incubator. It's old as the hills and still air. I am on day 6 and I can not for the life of me get my humidity past 20%! I candled today and my air cells seem too large. I have a paper plate full of water and 4 sponges in there I don't have room to add water anywhere else... Any advice??
     
  2. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is your humidity gauge accurate and working? The Sahara Desert averages 25% humidity, so I have to wonder if your gauge is correct with what you claim to be doing with the plate and sponges... You can get a spray bottle and every so often open up the incubator and mist the inside and walls, this should drive the humidity up to near 90% within minutes and give you an idea if your gauge is working at all...
     
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  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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  4. cowgirlup11

    cowgirlup11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I know that my gauge is moving but I don't know if its actuate.
     

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