My 9yr old built himself a bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by saddina, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Dad helped him with the heavy lifting, and we told him he could scavenge whatever he'd like in the house. He found the fish tank bator and went from there, I'm checking temps for him tonight, but it should be good to go tomorrow. I'll post pics tomorrow (1 AM here), but so far it's at 88 deg. [​IMG]
     
  2. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

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    wow! That is great! He will have to enter it in the science fair at his school when they have one!! I can't wait to see what he hatches!!! YAY!! Way to go little guy!![​IMG]
     
  3. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

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    Only thing bad about fish tanks is no air circulation....
     
  4. Sharisr32

    Sharisr32 Egg Killer ;)

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    I hope it all goes well - Ever see a Dome incubator one of the cheap ones ? they use foil covering to keep the temp if it stays low you may want to try something like that --- Always good to parents actually getting their kids involved --
     
  5. IggiMom

    IggiMom Songster

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    I think that is really swell.[​IMG]

    Catherine
     
  6. taraann81

    taraann81 Songster

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    That is sooo great. Good for him and good for his supportive, encouraging parents!

    This could also be a GREAT science project if he enjoys it!
     
  7. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

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    I might be able to donate some eggs to this science project..... quail eggs that is muahahhahahahahahhahahah come over to the dark side.....
     
  8. catwalk

    catwalk Songster

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    I hope your kid's bator goes well. I can just see him out by the road in a month sitting behind a converted lemonade stand screaming "chicks for sale!" [​IMG]
     
  9. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Air flow is pumped in via an air stone. We had to tweak the heat setting somewhat and we're doing a second test this AM. Since we're in SoCal the countertop can heat to 99 during the day, so we're working on controling the temp.
     

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