This guide is to help you understand the main components of the different types of incubators, common accessories, and combo kits to make your purchasing decision as simple as possible.
This guide will cover the following topics:
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1. Main Components
a. Case- There are two common types of cases
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, painted turtles around 2-3 months. Generally, 45-90 days in warmer conditions. But can be even up to 120 days for colder temperatures.
2. How do...
Both of these models are made by the same manufacturer, GQF Manufacturing Company. There are four main differences between these two models.
1.) The 1602N has a wafer-style thermostat that you will need to screw into place when you first take it out of the box. Then you adjust the screw knob that comes with it to adjust the wafer until your incubator reaches the temperature you want. The Genesis has a pre-set digital electronic thermostat that is already to go when you get it. You just plug it in and ...
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. But once it is set, it h...
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Setting your eggs
Eggs have the best hatch rate when stored for no more than 7 days before beginning to incubate. Allow cool eggs to warm slowly to room temperature before placing in the incubator . Abrupt warming from 55 degrees to 100 degrees can cause moisture condensation on the egg shell which can lead to disease and reduced hatches.
Humidity is controlled in order to prevent unnecessary loss of eg...
Egg Incubator Buyers Guide
This guide covers the following topics:
Selecting the Right Incubator
Which Accessories do I need?
Getting the Best Value
Why Buy from Incubator Warehouse?
1) Selecting the Right Incubator
Below is a table summary of the most popular incubator choices. See below table for commentary.
Little Giant 9300 vs Hova Bator 1602N vs Hova Bator 2370
Many customers ask us about the differences bet...
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