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Old 06-19-2012, 03:20 PM   #11
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Even a used chiller will probably go for more than $200. What's the temp of your tank at? Mine is hitting 82.5 when it's 106 outside. It really just depends where your tank is located in what side of the house too.
Really? It hit 89 the other day, and 85 yesterday..not good. Ours is downstairs, i dont know why it is so hot!!
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Old 06-19-2012, 03:38 PM   #12
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How old is the house? Could be bad insulation, or a spot too close to an exterior wall facing the sun?

Is there anywhere else in the house you can keep your tank that'd be ok with you? I'd think about moving it to a better spot in the house, rather than to spend a lot more money for a chiller.

I had my cube near a wall facing the sun when I first started and it was always hot. I moved it to the opposite wall and the water was 4 degrees cooler. It's not as nice a spot as before, but then again I didn't have to spend $600 on a chiller with monthly electricity costs.
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Old 06-19-2012, 04:11 PM   #13
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Yup, old house.

You know...the window is across from at an it doesnt have blinds yet!! That has to be the problem!!

I might..but it is like 2000 lbs now that its filled lol.
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Try covering that window up and see if that helps.
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