Room Temperature Influence

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by enggass, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. enggass

    enggass Songster

    Mar 8, 2010
    Mid-Coast Maine
    I have my Brinsea Eco 20 in my basement where the temp is a consistent 60º +/-.
    How much of an effect will this have on my 'bator temps? Glass Thermo inside reads 100º - are these units pretty well insulated and how much of an effect will the cool air venting in effect the overall temp?
  2. tracecom

    tracecom Songster

    Jan 16, 2010
    I don't know how well insulated your incubator is, but the cool temperature shouldn't be a problem. If there is a problem, it will show up right away because the heater in the incubator can't keep up. If it maintains temperature for a day, I think it will be fine. I would rather have my incubator in a place with a stable temperature (even if it's a little cool) than where the temperature is constantly up and down.
  3. beesong

    beesong Songster

    My house temperature fluctuates widely in the winter and is often below 50 degrees. My Brinsea never misses a beat.

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