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dazlancs

Keeping Your Tank Within Temperature Range During Hot Days Tips.

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Probably a stupid Q but if your going to get a air con unit is not as cheap to run a chiller, at least then it only kicks in when it needs to. there always seems to be plenty of PPL selling on chillers

 

Carl

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Probably a stupid Q but if your going to get a air con unit is not as cheap to run a chiller, at least then it only kicks in when it needs to. there always seems to be plenty of PPL selling on chillers

 

Carl

 

I know mate but they are all either too small or massive. There's a lot of the Haliea 150's about atm but it's not really big enough for my tank as you know. I was looking at the AM chillers and the size i need is the AM1500 which is

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I know mate but they are all either too small or massive. There's a lot of the Haliea 150's about atm but it's not really big enough for my tank as you know. I was looking at the AM chillers and the size i need is the AM1500 which is

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I say you can't beat some frozen water filled fishbags in't sump :lol:

 

Thats what i'm doing cheap as chips well a bottle with RO water in :roll:

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I'm thinking a portable one on castors with a vent hose (seen em at B&Q for

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Thanks for the heads up. I used to use fans with a semi-sealed enclosure and auto-topup. I would go though <25L RO in a week for my 600L tank in the height of summer.... I also convinced my wife to get vertical blinds with a heat reflective surface on both sides. That more than anything has kept the ambient room temperature right down.

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my mate whos chiller broke runs a coupla metres of pipe into an old *big salt bucket. and fills it iwth ice.. pumps tank water through it . keeps things kool. . .

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we use a atc 800 with two fans attached and no problems so far :)

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Great find Darren ad Many thanks for the PM on the thread, I fr one will certainly be using Water bottles this summer

 

Carl

Summer what summer if this weather keeps up we will need extra heaters :icon_thumleft:

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