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Temp / Humidity Gauge

Discussion in 'General Construction' started by jadewtch, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. jadewtch

    jadewtch Well-Known Member

    Does anyone have any suggestions for reliable temp/humidity gauges? I tossed my old one because the numbers were so out of whack that it was laughable and I don't want to spend money on another that won't be any good either.
     
  2. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Acurite Indoor outdoor thermometer/hydrometer with probe. Walmart or Lowes.
     
  3. KiaCwd

    KiaCwd Member

    Hey there, I just got one of the Acurite temp/hydrometer with the probe, but the probe only reads the outside temp. So do I put the whole unit in the enclosure?
     
  4. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    You can. The probe will give you the hotspot and the unit will give you the ambient. For bigger tanks I just use two units.
     
  5. Darkbird

    Darkbird Elite Member

    The base unit is what reads the humidity and indoor temp, the probe reads outdoor temp. I usually place the base at the cool end and the probe either on the basking site or just at the warm end if I want a temp reading there. I usually use a temp gun for basking sites anyway.
     
  6. bladerunner

    bladerunner Well-Known Member

    I need to buy one of these tonight.
     

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