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Old 03-17-2011, 12:24 PM   #1
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Looking for DIY nano chiller

For reefers, does anybody have a recommendation for a chiller for a 10g? Has anyone ever made a DIY chiller project?
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Old 03-23-2011, 01:27 AM   #2
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The only DIY chillers I've seen are made using a mini fridge. Though it seems that might be too much for a nano ? Not sure.
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Old 03-23-2011, 01:31 AM   #3
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They make small chillers for nano tanks but they still are anywhere from 100-400 dollars a piece. I've heard that most diy chillers can never reach the same consistency or efficiency as ready made ones.
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I've heard mixed reviews on DIY chillers. Some loved them, some hated them. Either way nano chilling seems tricky. Personally I would just buy a chiller made for a nano. JMO
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If you are try to cool it just a couple degrees use a fan blowing across the top, their is even special aquarium fans that clamp on the tank.
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I am looking for a few degrees of cooling, but for times when I might be away for several days. I don't want to evaporate so much water that the salinity changes.
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