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Old 05-28-2014, 11:59 AM   #1
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Cube Overheating

Just set up a biocube 29 gallon tank. I have 20 lbs of live rock in it. Stock hood and lighting. Having a hard time keeping the temperature right. It started this morning at 78.5 and now it is at 82 degrees and stays there throughout the day. I have the heater set at 77 and its not on. Lights have been on for 8 hours. Air conditioning in our house is set at 76 degrees. Any suggestions?

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Put a fan on it. Blow directly at the front.

If you want/need even more cooling open the front little hatch door of the hood to get more air flow over the water surface. This will cause faster evaporation so prepare for more top offs.

I have to do this with my biocube 14 or it will hit 85+ even with house AC set to 78.

Other alternative is invest in a costly chiller...
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