Where do i put water?!?!

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  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    I just got an incubator along with some eggs. I cant figure out where to put the water!! Its a Little Giant Model 9200 Still air incubator.
    Thanks!!
     
  2. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In those low spots on the bottom of the incubator.
     
  3. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Quote:Ok thanks!
     
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    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    I figured out the problem. The bottom was upside down!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Chinchilla2

    Chinchilla2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Down in the bottom you have three chambers, two that look like | and one that looks like a squared off O. During incubation, the O normally is about all you need to get the humidity in line. To bump it up during hatch, fill it and the two straight liners.

    Notice I said normally back there? It will depend upon your ambient room humidity too. Right now with an LG I have two choices: dry incubation or no incubation. Since the air is so dry (drought conditions here), I have to fill the big one and a smaller one to get up to about 35%. During hatch, I fill the final chamber and add a sponge in a bottle.

    Splurge when you can and get a fan in there. Definitely helps on keeping the temp leveled out.
     

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