need help with wiring.... please help eggs arrive on Tuesday!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MJCooper42, Sep 18, 2010.

  1. MJCooper42

    MJCooper42 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    So I've found that I need to have 2 lights in my 'bator, and I have them hooked up to a water heater thermostat, how can I wire both so one will stay on if the other fails, with them both using the same Thermostat?[​IMG]

    thanks in advance![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Mike
     
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Are you worried about a bulb burning out? Or are you trying to have two power sources?
     
  3. MJCooper42

    MJCooper42 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm worried about maybe one bulb burning out, so the other one stays on... but i'm Making the 'bator out of an old aquarium, I've already put foil, and styrofoam around 3 of the sides, and making a styrofoam cover for the front if needed, but one bulb will not keep it warm (it's a 30gal tank)...

    thanks!
    Mike
     
  4. keaton85

    keaton85 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just bought a brand new bulb, pretty rare in my opinion for one to burn out in 21 days of on and off!
     
  5. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
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  6. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    Yep in parallel
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