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Is The Humidity Too High?


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#1 littlemozzy1987

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 08:48 PM

Hi, my girl Rosie has finally laid her eggs!! In the incubator now, but the humidity is at 87% I'm assuming that's too high! not sure whether I should put the eggs in dry vermiculite to lower the humidity level. This is her third clutch, her last clutch of eggs- only 1 was fertile but sadly stopped developing, I really want to make sure I have everything running as it should for them to hatch successfully,
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Posted 11 June 2014 - 07:56 PM

That is rather high - what sort of incubator are you using? How many holes are in it?



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Posted 11 June 2014 - 08:36 PM

I'm using an egg o bator at the moment while I re set up the poly box. (My old polybox got squished in the loft!) I think they'd be better off in the polybox with the heat mat, bricks and racking. Do you think it's best to use the polybox? Thanks x

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 10:24 PM

I use both polyboxes and brinsea incubators. The amount of holes is important though, as if there is insufficient airflow, then anoxia will result, which will mean dead babies. Hope this helps.






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