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Old 02-16-2005, 11:43 PM   #1
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Best way to keep temperature in my tank down?

Ever since i hooked up my new halide on my tank my temp has risen to 82 degrees and i cant keep it down, anything i can do without a chiller?
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Old 02-16-2005, 11:52 PM   #2
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Fans blowing across the water surface should lower the temp a few degrees. It will however increase evaporation.
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Old 02-17-2005, 12:25 PM   #3
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Replacing and "in sump" or submerged pumps with in line pumps can lower the temperature a little bit as well.
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Fan helps a lot, my little Iceprobe chiller isn't cutting it during the summer time. I put my fan on the same timer as my MH lights. When the MH come on, so does the fan. My chiller is on the timer my actinics are on.
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Old 02-17-2005, 04:15 PM   #5
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I did the same thing as klam. Fan on same timer as the MH lights. It's a 6" desktop fan that I mounted to the back of the hood. I also have 2 small PC fans built into the hood but they don't do diddly.
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