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Old 03-08-2011, 02:02 PM   #1
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Advice for chiller/tank cooler

What would you suggest for cooling a 10g reef tank? I'm concerned for this summer because last year we had a week-long heatwave with indoor temperatures around 90F. Fans? Nano chiller? It would be good to have something low maintenance if we had to leave town for several days.
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An ordinary desk fan blowing at the surface should help cool considerably. Just make sure it cannot fall into the tank.
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An ordinary desk fan blowing at the surface should help cool considerably. Just make sure it cannot fall into the tank.
Thanks Tim. I guess I would have to open the glass top too. How long could I keep this going before the salt becomes too concentrated? Just concerned if I'm not around to keep the water topped off.
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i put a clip on fan on my 10g sump and it keeps the temp down nicely
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