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    Chiller for a 14 gallon Biocube

    I found a chiller that I can actually afford. Its a Pacific Coast Imports - CL-85 Thermo electric heater/chiller. With shipping it will cost me $250.00.

    The description states that its recommended for tanks up to 12 gallon...I have a 14 gallon...I'm torn.

    Opinions?

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    he he Pat is absolutely right !
    and be careful, that fan might cool it more then you want
    and will also increase evap.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    Why exactly do you have tempature issues?

    A simple fan blowing across the water surface will drop temps way more then you think. Try it.
    29g Biocube, 2x90w Aqua Illumination LED light modules, Vortech MP20, Sapphire BC29 skimmer, GHL Profilux Plus II with 3pump doser.

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    I plan on keeping seahorses which require temps around 74 degrees...do you think if I install an extra fan it would drop it that much?

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    give it a try before you get the sea horses.. but unless your ambiant temp is warmer then this then you should be fine. you'd be surprise how cold you can get it.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    Can someone point me in the right direction to where to get a good fan, what type and so on???


    I'm not very handy, hense the plug and play system, so if I could get a plug and play fan that would be great!!!

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    get a fan for a pc, check out pccyber.com
    all depends on the space you have for it and its voltage requirement.
    get an adapter from the dollar store that does multi voltage ex: from 3v to 12v and select the proper voltage for your fan. One great thing about these multi voltage things is that if your fan is 12v, you can actually dial it down a bit to reduce the sound and maybe keep your tank not too cold.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    lol....okay so am I dreaming that there might be a plug and play type fan I can buy?

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