Thermometers/hygrometers issues

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ggarden, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. ggarden

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    Hi I have 3 thermometers/hygrometers that all show a different reading and a different one which is different again has anyone got any recommendations for something that's accurate

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  2. AmyLynn2374

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    Get a glass thermometer that goes down to 32 degrees F, test it with the ice water test, this will give you it's accuracy, then you can check it against the others. Another option, get a medical thermometer that is guaranteed within the tenth and check them against that. A third option, many people swear by the Brinsea spot check thermometer for checking the incubator and accuracy of other therms.
     
  3. ggarden

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    thanks very much! will look at that, as its a nightmare with these digital ones :)
     
  4. ggarden

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    what types of hygrometers do people use?
     
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    I use my accurite. Many people buy the cheap pet store ones used for reptiles and just do the salt test to verify accuracy.
     
  6. ggarden

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    Thank you very much, I will have a look at those to double check the ones I have :)
     

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