Where can I get a humidity reader?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BlueCamas, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a homemade "cooler-bator" that I haven't yet used, all it's missing is a thermometer and a humidity reader or whatever you call them [​IMG] I have some fertile eggs that i really want to try and incubate, but as I said the bator is not complete. For people who have homemade incubators, where so you buy a good thermometer and a humidity reader? I'm not looking to spend a fortune, I just want something that will be accurate and get the job done. Any ideas? I'm just itching to hatch some chicks [​IMG]
     
  2. the lawsons

    the lawsons Out Of The Brooder

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    Petsmart in the reptile section. I bought one there earlier this week.
     
  3. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    walmart has one that is like 10 bucks its called accurite
     
  4. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Walmart has them with the outdoor thermometers.
     
  6. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  7. adillenal

    adillenal Out Of The Brooder

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    The digital one I bought from Wal-Mart locally while waiting for my incubator specific hygrometer that I ordered online, turned out to be more accurate when I calibrated them so check out Wal-Mart. Even out very small Wal-Mart had one with the outside thermometers.
     
  8. Me & Jack

    Me & Jack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a big Wal-Mart thermometer/hygrometer fan, too. They have dual non-digital combos for under $3 that seem to be quite accurate. I compare all of the ones they have hanging on the hooks and choose the one that seems to represent the average or most common temp and humidity reading. So far, they've worked great for me.
     
  9. ChickenPrnces

    ChickenPrnces Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a really nice one on ebay and another of the same at walmart! they do both temp and humidity and show daily highs and lows of each! They are awesome!
     
  10. jessica.anne

    jessica.anne Out Of The Brooder

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    Weighing in as a fan of the digital Acu-rite dual thermometer/hygrometer that you get at Wally World! I love how it tells you the daily highs and lows! I also use one in the enclosure I keep my snake in. I paid around $10.00
    I would also like to say that I purchased a Fluker's Therm/Hygrometer pack with the 2 small round units at PetSmart for my snake and neither were anywhere near accurite, and we're more headache than anything else. The thermometer was always reading 10 degrees too high. The digital model from WalMart comes precalibrated and are less fuss for someone who's new to using them.
     

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