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Post by Gone Country Farms » Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:24 pm

Hi guys I have a hova bator model 2365 styrofoam ever since I bought it it wouldn't get up to temp or hold it. I have got it up to 99.5 but once I add water for humidity it drops way down like to 70 degreess. I'm thinking it needs a new wafer? What do you guys think?
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Post by baronrenfrew » Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:52 pm

Yeah wafer not operating properly: replace and or make sure nothing obstructing it. I got a machine and a wire was loose and touching wafer and temp was unstable.
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Post by WaupoosCowgirl » Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:56 pm

I have styrofoam amazon special too and I have it up to temp. but have had to put a blanket over it to keep the humidity where it needs to be.
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Post by baronrenfrew » Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:06 pm

Also helps if room temp is very stable. No direct sun, or better yet run it in the basement.
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Post by Poultryprincess » Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:39 pm

Would it help if the added water was veri warm?
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Post by Killerbunny » Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:00 am

When you add water the temperature will drop anyway but it should stabilise later. Check your temp vs humidity chart.
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