Thermometer Hygrometer Question

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Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by IcedPineapple » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:37 am

So I've been having difficulties finding a thermometer/hygrometer that works for any period of time, I've tried 3 different models amd they all end up breaking within a year or less. What do you guys use (not too big or expensive please)?

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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by curlysister » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:24 am

My Accurite stopped telling the temperature within two months of my purchasing it.
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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by Hermiesguardian » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:41 am

So far my Accurite has lasted several months. For an $8-12 item, a year really isn't so bad. Considering it's in constant heat and humidity.
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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by Xenocrab » Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:45 am

I've never had problems with my accurite. Do you have any kind of case or holder around it? We hang ours too.

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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by curlysister » Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:41 pm

I did not hang mine, it just sits on the sand and I move it around. I have another digital thermometer probe, so can still tell both temp and humidity.
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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by PinchersAndShells » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:01 am

I personally use this thermometer/hygrometer from ReptileBasics - it holds up really well and I don’t have to have the digital readout in the tank, which is great for aesthetics. :)
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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by Hermiesguardian » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:30 am

PinchersAndShells wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:01 am
I personally use this thermometer/hygrometer from ReptileBasics - it holds up really well and I don’t have to have the digital readout in the tank, which is great for aesthetics. :)
You didn't put the link.
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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by PinchersAndShells » Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:09 am

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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by IcedPineapple » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:16 pm

PinchersAndShells wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:09 am
My bad! Here it is: https://www.reptilebasics.com/thermometers/TH-100/
Thank you! Will definitely look into this one

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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by Xenocrab » Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:50 pm

Funny story! After I posted that I never had problems with my Acurite, it crapped out and I had to get another one! It got knocked into a water bowl. Destructo crabs!

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Re: Thermometer Hygrometer Question

Post by gunstreet.girl » Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:54 pm

I use the ExoTerra digital combo thermometer/hygrometer. It has a remote sensor that hangs in the tank with the display placed on the outside of the tank. I’ve had the same one for... 6?... years with no issues, and have only had to replace the batteries once in that time. Can be operated in C or F. Memory function displays high/low peaks and valleys. Highly recommend.


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