What Is The Difference Between Thermostats?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Rbl4life, May 17, 2011.

  1. Rbl4life

    Rbl4life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2011
    I bought a water heater thermostat, and it just had two screws on the one side. I went ot but another one, but the only one they had, had two screws on one side and one screw on the other for a total of three screws. does anybody know what the differnece between them are and if they will both still work the same?
  2. ThaJuicyJuice

    ThaJuicyJuice Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 3, 2011
    A water eater generally has two thermostats, a top and a bottom. These work interchangably to control the heating elements. The two screw t-stat sounds like bottom thermostat, which to my understanding and experience is the one you want to use.
  3. valley ranch

    valley ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    You have the Lower Thermostat, that's the correct one.
    Last edited: May 18, 2011

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