Pogona, more commonly known as bearded dragon is a lizard specie who likes to dwell on branches, near the bushes, and places close to human habitation. They actually make good and unique pets. They are quite rare as compared to other lizard species and thus breeding them is one good way of preserving their species. Bearded dragon incubator is often used to cage the eggs until they hatch.
Choosing a bearded dragon incubator should be done with utmost care because it greatly affects the eggs in various ways. The incubator affects the temperature a lot and unknown to many, the egg’s sex are not based on the chromosomes at the time of fertilization, rather they are based on the temperature during the incubation period. Lower temperatures will take longer but will likely to create females; on the other hand, higher temperatures will take faster and thus creates male ones. Here are some of the best incubators out in the market for you to choose from.
ARKSEN Automatic 96 – Top 1 Bearded dragon egg incubator
This is a large incubator which has been primarily designed to hold the eggs of chicken, duck goose and turkey but its features have been known and tested to perfectly suit the incubation of bearded dragons. This may be a bit too large if you are incubating the eggs of just one female dragon but if you are incubating several dozens of eggs then this is perfect. This incubator can actually hold a maximum of 96 eggs. This also comes with many other features which will make your work easier.
- This features a digital temperature control which allows accurate temperature settings and easy operation. This is very important as you need to adjust the temperature to suit the egg’s needs. The easy operation ensures you won’t have to spend a lot of time tinkering on the incubator for most times.
- This comes with a digital display so you can easily monitor and check on important information. The display shows the temperature humidity and of course the hatching day.
- This comes with a dual function egg tray which holds various sizes of eggs as long as it does not exceed 5.25 inches.
- The incubator has overall dimensions of 19x18x14.75 inches.
This reptile egg incubator can contain approximately 90 eggs depending on the specie you are hatching. This incubator has been primarily designed for different reptiles including python, iguana, uromastyx, green python, tortoise, bearded dragon, gecko, chameleon and even alligators and snakes. This flexible incubator makes it perfect to hatch bearded dragon eggs as you can easily control the environment. This features an automatic temperature and humidity setting control. It detects the current settings and changes so the temperature is always right for the eggs. Furthermore, you can also make the adjustments easily since it was designed to be simple and user friendly. You can just simply select the type of reptile and the system makes all the adjustment.
The manufacturer G.Q.F. Manufacturing Co. has been the leading manufacturer of incubators for over 30 years. The Hova-Bator is considered to be the world’s best smallest incubator. On the other hand, the most economical incubator available is the thermal air flow model. The radiant tube warms the inside of the incubator as well as the air and eggs in a gentle manner. This has been designed with two small windows on top for viewing the eggs easily. Furthermore, the water thermostat is proven to be great technology which produces great hatch results.