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Old 06-29-2004, 04:16 PM   #1
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lighting question

I am about to install an Ice Cap 660 on my 125...obviously its a VHO system. Im going to probably run 3 x 110. I have about 10-12 inches between the top of the canapoy and the top of the water. My temp runs up to 80-83 now with just reg NO lighting. Any precautions I should take with regards to temp, setup, etc? I have 1 fan blowing across the top of the tank water, 1 blowing into the sump and one in the cabinet area blowing around in general. I have 2 places for the canapoy fans but I took them out as they were really dirty and both were blowing onto the top of the water...

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Have the canopy fans blowing out rather than in. this will actually keep the inside of the canopy cooler.

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Old 06-29-2004, 06:36 PM   #3
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I like one in and one out! Keeps air moving across the water causing evaporation. VHO'S really do not run that hot though.
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