Ok, I'm spending to much time on ebay...now here's an aquariumbator.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sherriekim, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. Sherriekim

    Sherriekim Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
    Southwest Idaho
  2. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    I used an old aquarium to incubate and hatch runner ducks last year.

    I used pcs of scrap insulating foam sheets (the pink stuff) and taped it to the outside on 3 sides for insulation. Used foam with a lightbulb as the topper. Held heat pretty well... did the job.

    Julie [​IMG]
  3. gmc

    gmc Songster

    Nov 24, 2007
    Clay City, KY
    That would be my concern. I was more interested in the type thermostat being used. It was thrity bucks bought seperately, the hole thing scared me a bit.

    RUHAMA In the Brooder

    Aug 29, 2007
    BE VERY CAREFUL!! I bought one. Had a hard time controling the temp because no fan. When I finally figured out the thermostat, the screw he puts on it won't stay in place, so changes settings on it's own....The thermostat can shut itself off at 125 degrees. Fortunately no one was in it. When thought I had it regulated, then the chicks I did put in there kept trying to climb into the electrical box holding the thermostat. It was a big waist of money, not to mention that the guy took almost 4 weeks to make and send it. He does not have them ready to ship out, and has other job etc. Also, with all this, poor response to communication.
    Now did I just convince you all to go out and buy some?

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