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Old 10th April 2013   #1
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Default Window fan to cool tank?

it's gotten hot here rather suddenly ( like 50-80 overnight) and my boyfriend has been insisting on keeping our bedroom windows open which makes it so much hotter ... However I can't close it because we do need the air flow.

I did find a window fan with individual controls so I can set one to blow towards the tank and one away. Would this work?

Right now I just have a box fan pointed at the tank to bring it down a few degrees.


Honeywell Twin Window Fan - Walmart.com



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I don't know if it would work or not to cool the tank (I'm sure it would though) but I do have one of those window fans and they work really well to cool down the bedroom. : ) I plan on using the one I have when I get my tank set up.



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I would suggest freezing a couple of water bottles and let them float in the tank and keep alternating new ones everytime they melt away.



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well I meant for something long term ... I plan to freeze a few waterbottles



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I set something up with a computer fan for one of my tanks. It was pretty easy to do, and it's dropped the temp about 5 degrees.



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