Water for Bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LilyD, May 25, 2011.

  1. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard in a posting for incubating that it's a good idea to put peroxide in the water you put in you incubator.

    Is this a good idea?

    If it is what ratio do you use for water versus peroxide?

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  2. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone know?
     
  3. Taylorhens

    Taylorhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know, but I'm hoping a few people will answer you. I also saw the post about this and although it may be controversial (would like to know why) it sounds like a great thing if it helps keep the bacteria growth down.
     
  4. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was what I was thinking too. The last time I ran my incubator the water started getting a funny odor after a while so I thought it would be a good idea to have a bit of peroxide in the water as a purifier.

    Of course I also turned it from a still air to a forced air today too. I am hoping to start incubating this weekend.
     

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