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Old 09-28-2013, 10:00 PM   #1
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I have a 37g reef tank and was checking in on everything and noticed the temp is 80-82F on both thermometers. Does anyone know ways to lower it? My bulbs may be the problem, they are 10,000k T5 coral lifes.

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Old 09-28-2013, 10:07 PM   #2
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get a clip on pc fan, and point it between the surface of the water and the surface of the lights
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get a clip on pc fan, and point it between the surface of the water and the surface of the lights
How much are they?
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you can either rig one up with a cheap computer fan or buy a nice one like this
http://www.marinedepot.com/CoralVue_...LTACAF-vi.html
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You can also freeze plastic bottles of water and float them in your tank to lower the temperature temporarily until you find a more permanent solution.
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Power heads and circulating pumps contribute to heat. If water temp goes down by 4 deg at night you can either leave just one circulating pump during the day or you can stabilize it by cranking up heater to be close to day time temp.
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you can either rig one up with a cheap computer fan or buy a nice one like this
http://www.marinedepot.com/CoralVue_...LTACAF-vi.html
Thanks, i will go to my lfs and see what they have
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How long are you running the lights? Also, what is the temp prior to the lights turning on?
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