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Offlinechubbmeister
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incubator question
    #4742493 - 10/01/05 10:48 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

hey all!! i have a tub-in-tub incubator and my water heater seems to be broke...it's not getting the water warm anymore.has anyone heard of these going bad after only 3 weeks?? some of my jars are about 90% colonized and i don't wanna slow progress any.any suggestions on how to keep them warm until i get another heater??thanks in advance.


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Re: incubator question [Re: chubbmeister]
    #4742511 - 10/01/05 10:53 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

not all heaters are made equal. What size was yours(watts) and what manafacturer I hear about them breaking all the time. As far a keeping them warm just put them in the warmest spot in your house they should finish alright as long as they are in the upper 70's low 80's


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Re: incubator question [Re: lowdominion]
    #4742569 - 10/01/05 11:08 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

i think it's 50 watt,but i'm not sure...i got it walmart in the pet aisle.


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Re: incubator question [Re: chubbmeister]
    #4742596 - 10/01/05 11:14 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

yeah 50 watts is small especially when trying to maintain the higher temperatures needed for incubation. I'm not sure what brand heaters wal-mart stalks but I'm sure they are not the highest quality I personally like:

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/Pr...4+113767+113565

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/Pr...4+113767+113133

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?pcatid=8172&N=2004+113767

and I would try to go for a least 100 watts that way the heater has less strain on it to maintain a higher temp


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Re: incubator question [Re: lowdominion]
    #4742614 - 10/01/05 11:17 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I prefer Tronic 100 watts...I have quite a few...a few too many...have have a temp adjuster that gives you an idea of what your gonna get instead of low medium hot


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Re: incubator question [Re: JSshroom]
    #4742623 - 10/01/05 11:19 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

great guys you've been alot of help.thanks much!!


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Re: incubator question [Re: chubbmeister]
    #4742648 - 10/01/05 11:25 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

no prob good luck :smile:


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