What is an IncuKit (tm)?
For starters, the IncuKit may be the world's easiest way to make your own incubator. Why? Becuase it combines the essential components of a good incubator into one handy little device. It combines the fan, heater and thermostat together so all you have to do is install the IncuKit into your container and you have a regulated incubator!
We have three versions of the IncuKit.
1.) IncuKit DC - intended for small incuabators that need up...
When building a reptile incubator there are several factors to be considered:
1) How many reptile eggs you plan to incubate at a time
Depending on the number of reptile eggs you plan to hatch you will need to increase the size of your reptile incubator. When you make the your reptile incubator larger you most often need to increase the heater wattage, fan circulation (if necessary), incubator wall insulation, and sometimes even a thermostat capable of handling the higher wattage heater. &nb...
There are some basic things that every reptile incubator needs. Here is a list of them along with information about each one. You may notice that this information is similar in many ways to the information needed for a bird incubator.
Container: Depending on how many egg you want to hatch at a time, you may want something small that will hold just 4-8 eggs or a larger container that will hold dozens. Determine how many eggs you anticipate you'll have to incubate and t...
Purchasing reptile eggs is actually not a simple thing to do. There are few things that make it complicated.
1. Some reptile eggs are actually illegal to sell in the US due to issues with possible disease.
2. Reptile eggs are very sensitive to movement once they are laid. The embryo begins developing very rapidly and moving the egg after a period of time can harm and even kill the embryo.
3. They require moisture and warmth and any time in transit may not provide either, wh...
1. How long is the incubation period? The incubation period will depend on a few things. The most obvious is what type of animal you have. The other is the temperature of the environment you are hatching in.
Snakes: 50-65 days, depending on the species Lizards: 1-2 months, depending on the species Turtles: Box turtles - 9 to 10 weeks, paitined turtles around 2-3 months. Generally, 45-90 days in warmer conditions. But can be even up to 120 days for colder temperatures.
Question 1: What is the difference between the Little Giant incubator and the Hova-Bator incubator?
Answer: Both incubators hold the same quantity of eggs. There are a few differences. First, the thermostats are very different. The Hova-Bator uses a mechanical wafer-style thermostat. It works great but you will need to install it (not very difficult and comes with good instructions) and setting the correct temperature is just a little trickier than the Little Giant. ...
Need Help Deciding what to buy?
Egg Incubator Buyers Guide Tips for selecting an incubator
Beginners Guide to Hatching Eggs Incubation Time & Temperature Chart Buying Hatching Eggs Egg Candling
Advanced Incubation Information
Answering the hard questions about incubating eggs Setting up your own hatching business
Need Help Deciding what to buy?
Egg Incubator Buyers Guide - Tips for selecting an incubator
Beginners Guide to Hatching Reptile Eggs Incubation Time & Temperature Buying Hatching Eggs Egg Candling
Shopping for Egg Incubators
We at the Incubator Warehouse know that shopping for egg incubators can be very confusing. Our website has been designed to make shopping for egg incubators as easy as possible. Regardless of whether you are shopping for a chicken incubator, quail incubator, poultry incubator, or even a reptile incubator, we recommend starting with our Egg Incubator Buyers Guide . ...