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Old 12-03-2007, 08:42 PM
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can anybody tell me the best way or have a diagram for homemade incubators i have been looking into them and there is lots of ways
which ways prove most reliable. really want to breed my corns any help much appreciated
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Old 12-03-2007, 09:02 PM
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B&Q sell seed germinators that do a great job they regulate temp and humidity. And they are oly about £25.
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Old 12-03-2007, 09:07 PM
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B&Q sell seed germinators that do a great job they regulate temp and humidity. And they are oly about £25.
hmmmm interesting! have you ever used one of these?
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Old 12-03-2007, 09:12 PM
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B&Q sell seed germinators that do a great job they regulate temp and humidity. And they are oly about £25.
do they work ? i tried 1 for my leos n i couldnt get anywhere near correct temp
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Old 12-03-2007, 09:28 PM
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i was thinking of using the poly box method but really not sure
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i was thinking of using the poly box method but really not sure
wot eggs u incubating ? for my leos i ended up using poly fish transport box & aquarium heater
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I've used the poly box method and it works fine. We put a medium contico box inside the poly box, with a couple of heat matt's either side connected to a thermostat.. positioning the probe just inside the lid of the contico box. Egg's are on a vermiculite fine grain that is mixed with water.. vermiculite can absorb a lot of water, and the trick is not to get it too wet.. but measure the humidity..

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wot eggs u incubating ? for my leos i ended up using poly fish transport box & aquarium heater
sorry re-read your post "corns"
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I've used the poly box method and it works fine. We put a medium contico box inside the poly box, with a couple of heat matt's either side connected to a thermostat.. positioning the probe just inside the lid of the contico box. Egg's are on a vermiculite fine grain that is mixed with water.. vermiculite can absorb a lot of water, and the trick is not to get it too wet.. but measure the humidity..

think i will use this method it looks the simplest method
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Old 12-03-2007, 10:26 PM
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So which method work's best then?
The one with the heatmatt's in or one with water in the bottom and an aquirium heater in it?
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