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Old 16-03-2008, 04:51 PM
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Anyone know a step by step guide?....Pictures would be helpful also..

First time breeding snakes, and people say poly boxes are just as good as proffesional incubators??

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You'll need:

Polybox (large enough to put a tub of eggs in)
Plastic box
Vermiculite
Heatmat
Thermostat
Hygro/Termometre


Tape the mat to one side of the polybox.
Connect the heatmat to your stat and adjust to whatever temp is is you need. Prepair vermiculite (usually damp enough to form when squished together without dripping).

You have the option to use temp/humidity readers here. I use one inside the box of eggs and one inside the polybox (taped to the lid).


Eggs go in the plastic box, sit the lid ontop and pop the box into the polybox
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Thanks alot, seem real easy, i have all that equipment apart form the Verm, that i can pick up from any reptile shop, thanks again...

Got any pics of yours?

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I do but my USB is dud and don't have a new card reader yet. I'm sure someone on here will have an image or two.
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Kelly has just sent me some cracking shots, and thanks to Robbie for his help...

Anyone eles got any pictures/suggestions?

Thanks again

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Bumpy Upy, anyone eles got Pictures, or a different method?

Any helpful websites?... Do you keep the lid on?, or off?
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http://www.reptileforums.co.uk/snake...ator-help.html

this is a thread i started ages ago there's good pics on there from graham
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Thanks alot Chellenjon lol
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Thanks alot Graham

lol i don't know him but i'd like to thank him too, got my polybox incubator up and runnin, it's workin fine.
cheers graham lol
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Have you got any shots of ya incubator?....Have you had any Sucess with it?

How do you keep up the Humidity?
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