Need help with placement of my Brinsea thermometer in my Brinsea Eco -

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kelly G, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    Last Friday I got my Brinsea Eco 20 with turner. I was having trouble reading the small glass thermometer, so I ordered the Brinsea Spot thermometer.

    My question is: where should I put the temperature probe to get the most accurate reading? Should I thread it through the keeper where the glass thermometer?

    Is this where the temperature should measure 99.5?

    Thanks for the input!!
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2010
  2. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    Wow! I'm surprised with all the Brinsea users on here that no one knows??
     
  3. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure, but I would put it smack dab in the middle. I have the same one without the turner, and I need a flashlight to read the temp
     
  4. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    I know!! It's really hard to read! And I have the added problem of being blind in one eye....

    *sigh* I have it in the middle, but I'm getting a reading of 101F...definitely too warm, so I turned it down a bit. It seems to me that since there is a fan in there - I should be getting an even reading throughout - am I right?
     
  5. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just checked mine again, and it is at 99.5, so I guess it does fluctuate depending on the conditions, though it's in a room with constant temps
    Sorry, wish I could help
     
  6. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    Quote:What did it measure before?
     
  7. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, I had posted on a different thread - 100.5
     

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