what size fan for incubator...another question for the experts.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mrsfoote, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    Hello I am purchasing a fan to install into my incubator what size fan do I need for a hovabator 1602
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2010
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Most people use 80MM pc case fans
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  3. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    Thank you so much for all your help I know I've asked a lot of questions. So the good thing is I've gotten my incubator at a steady 102 now question is ....is that too hot [​IMG]
     
  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Na, ideal for a incubator without a fan is 101 at the top of the eggs. Just want to stay under 103.
     
  5. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    What about with the fan since I'm going to be adding one
     
  6. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    With a fan ya shoot for 99.5*F
     
  7. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    Perfect...now last question...for now...fan pointing up or down
     
  8. Candiss

    Candiss Burdette Bantams

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    I bought a fan from ebay, actually 2 of them work terrific and only 20.99 shipped..

    has everything included.

    Candace
     
  9. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Ether way will work but because of where the vents, heater an thermostat are placed I like them to blow upward.
     
  10. Candiss

    Candiss Burdette Bantams

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    I have my fans blowing outward. I just followed the directions, I guess you could use it either way.

    Candace
     

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