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Need Help - Which Brinsea should I get

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Joyryder, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. Joyryder

    Joyryder Songster

    Jun 11, 2009
    Scandia, PA
    I have want a Brinsea incubator and now they're on sale. but I can't decide on which one.
    This will be my first time hatching eggs. I was going to get the ECO with turner for $150 but the other 2 have come way down in price.

    The Ocagon 20 ADVANCE incubator on sale for $269 ($100 off)
    I like the idea of having temp alarm and a humidity display.

    The Octagon 20 ADVANCE EX package on sale for $379 ($120 off)which includes:
    The Ocagon 20 ADVANCE incubator and the ADVANCE Humidity Pump to maintain total control of the incubation humidity level
    (I think this is the external pump but I am confused by the ad description)

    I'm going to get the dark egg candler.
    Are there any other supplies I should get?

  2. MelissaR

    MelissaR Chirping

    Jun 20, 2009
    Minneapolis, MN
    If you have the money to spend, I would say go for the one with the humidity pump. I have a Brinsea 20 Eco that I really like. The only thing I don't like about it is that I have to have a hygrometer (and back-up hygrometer) on the eggs if the bator is full.

    Have fun!
  3. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Crowing

    Jun 17, 2009
    Northern CA
    Get the humidity pump. All I have had to do for 19 days is fill the chamber twice. Otherwise temp and humidity is spot-on!

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