Incubator for corn snake eggs

Incubator for corn snake eggs

Postby Chucky » Wed Dec 16, 2015 2:44 pm

Can anybody advise me where i can obtain a reasonably priced incubator, i just want to hatch as a once off experiment therefore don't want to spend too much for an incubator.
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Re: Incubator for corn snake eggs

Postby Creepy Critters » Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:37 am

Its cheaper and easier to build one your self , search the forum as there are many ideas and methods , this topic has been discussed at length.
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Re: Incubator for corn snake eggs

Postby IanM » Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:38 pm

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Polystyrene box, heat pad at the bottom connected to a thermostat, and a digital thermometer, and fan (to circulate the air so there's no hot spots).

I put in a acrylic window, and some water bottles on top of the heatpad, and a grid that I cut from the bottom of an old crate.
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Re: Incubator for corn snake eggs

Postby jka » Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:56 am

Easy incubator I made in 2007.

I have been using the same incubator ever since and have hatched out hundreds of brown house snakes and corn snakes in it.

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Re: Incubator for corn snake eggs

Postby Ruan Stander » Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:55 am

I have had a hundred percent hatch rate with corn snakes and have never used an incubator. I use two liter ice-cream tubs (no holes) with perlite, and open them for a few minutes once a week.
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Re: Incubator for corn snake eggs

Postby Chucky » Sun Oct 16, 2016 12:53 pm

Ruan Stander wrote:I have had a hundred percent hatch rate with corn snakes and have never used an incubator. I use two liter ice-cream tubs (no holes) with perlite, and open them for a few minutes once a week.

Hi Ruan do you do this at room temperature in moist vermiculite and how much or how deep does the eggs have to be placed in the vermiculite?
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