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Thread: ColdWater Tank

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    I'm curious...where do you keep your tank that it stays so cold?

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    i keep it in my room. But i love to keep my house in the low 70's and high and low 60's

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    You really do like it cool...high 60's is cool...but low 60's...brrrrrrr!!

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    Yeah, that's a bit chilly for me, too...and in Florida?...I'd be scared to see that AC bill, lol
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    If I want my house cool all I gotta do is open the windows. But then my pipes would freeze and the fish tank would be a solid block of ice.
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    lol when my friends come over they always bring 2 extra pieces of cover but i think tomorrow i am going to get the plants and shrimp or just the plants depending on how much the shrimp cost

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    Even with a cold water tank you still need semi stable temps, wild temp swings will still cause alot of undue stress and end up killing of fish.
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    my water temp really does not move from 65 degrees

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    I'm still baffled that you had so many heaters fail in the first place...I assume that you didn't run them out of water, for any reason?
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    or possibly they were being made to work to hard to raise to far above ambient?

    I know some heaters can only handle about 10 degrees or so max above ambient. With keeping colder air temps was he putting to much load on a barely adequate heater?
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