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Old 10-08-2012, 09:05 PM   #11
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You cranked it up all the way? I know for my aqueon heater in my 10 FW even on the lowest setting it would be like 80 or 82 even though the house was about 72 so I just took it out. Aha! Maybe this will work. Get some cold tap water...or RO/DI if you really want and put both thermometers in. Maybe the accuracy will be revealed.
Yea lol because i thought they were weak apearantly they arnt lol. Well how is that gonna tell me which is accurate? Aha
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Umm well wouldn't cold water be somewhere in the 60s..if your coralife temp is reading 10 degrees lower maybe it will read 50? Just a shot in the dark really...no harm in trying?
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:14 PM   #13
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Umm well wouldn't cold water be somewhere in the 60s..if your coralife temp is reading 10 degrees lower maybe it will read 50? Just a shot in the dark really...no harm in trying?
Ohh i see or i can go to my room and turn on ac and see what mycac says and what my thermometers say lol. And the strip on the side of the tank also says over 86 :0
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:21 PM   #14
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There's no way a heater would only go up to 78! And the coralife therm. has been known to be inaccurate, and those 2 therm. say 86. I think these factors are adding up fast to the conclusion! I say turn down the heater or take it out...even if you take it out, it will take a while for the temp to change :L really surprised everything is doing fine.
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:26 PM   #15
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There's no way a heater would only go up to 78! And the coralife therm. has been known to be inaccurate, and those 2 therm. say 86. I think these factors are adding up fast to the conclusion! I say turn down the heater or take it out...even if you take it out, it will take a while for the temp to change :L really surprised everything is doing fine.
Yea thats true i brought them down to 78 both already, im suprised also thats why i never expected the coralife to be off because my mushrooms are doing fine
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Funny thing is that mushrooms can take higher temperatures than other corals.
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Just boil some RODI water and put the temp probe in it, if it isnt reading 212F then it is wrong.
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Funny thing is that mushrooms can take higher temperatures than other corals.
Lol that is kind of funny wow. Im bringing it down its at 84 right now
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About 5 years ago, I was broke and my chiller died, so my reef went thru a summer with no chiller and average temperatures were 82-86 degrees. I lost most everything except a few LPS and the mushrooms and fish. The mushrooms grew explosively in this hot temperature! Today, I keep everything at 77deg and the mushrooms still are growing.
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About 5 years ago, I was broke and my chiller died, so my reef went thru a summer with no chiller and average temperatures were 82-86 degrees. I lost most everything except a few LPS and the mushrooms and fish. The mushrooms grew explosively in this hot temperature! Today, I keep everything at 77deg and the mushrooms still are growing.
Wow that suck :/, my temp went down 4 degrees and my blue tang catched ick. So ima lower it 1 degree a day
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