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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kyzerc, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. kyzerc

    kyzerc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About 300am I was reading about incubators.Learned something I did not know,they said the depth of water in channels make no difference in humidity.only the surface area.I had been adding extra trying to raise it and it doesn't help..
     
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  2. gpop1

    gpop1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep and the best way to add lots of surface area is with a sponge that's partly emerged in the water
     
  3. kyzerc

    kyzerc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hovator also said if you have too much humidity you can place tin foil over channels,and tape them over.Im really enjoying this forum
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I use a low humidity incubation method and run w/o water if my humidity stays above 25%. I prefer 30%, and if my bator doesn't hold enough dry I only add a wet sponge and that holds it in my range. I don't even mess with water wells until lockdown. Yes, it is the surface area not the depth that controls humidity.
     
  5. kyzerc

    kyzerc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks,its been 50 years since I did this,my incubator I had then didn't use warter
     

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