Computer Cooler for Tanks?

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I have searched through tank cooling ideas. I didn't find anything using computer liquid water cooling systems.

I noticed that most aquarium chillers are pricey. I was thinking that this Amazon.com: Cooler Master Seidon 120V - PC CPU Liquid Water Cooling System, All-In-One Kit with Compact 120mm Radiator and Fan: Computers & Accessories

could be setup to cool an aquarium tank. Any suggestions? Has anyone tried this technique. I know a lot have used computer fans, but I am more interested in trying something else. If you think something like that could be used, how do you think it could be set up??

Thanks for any help! :D
 

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Hi :D
IHTW Reptiles on Youtube uses them. He places them on top of his tank and they look to work well. Sorry i can not link it as i am on my phone.
PS: sorry i don't have enough time to message you atm :(
 

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i think it might work for small tank like 5 -10gallons.
 

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Yeah, I think the same as ksc133, I don't think it will have much of an effect on the temperature unless the tank is small enough. Even then, I still don't think it would be efficient enough.
 

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Thanks guys. I was thinking on using it for a 10 gallon tank. :p I'm looking into some other ideas too though. I am wondering how long the hoses would need to be, so I am going to take a trip to the computer store for research. :rolleyes: I'm thinking I might try going with the mini fridge ideas I've seen on youtube. They seem more realistic.. LOL

Aplestris, no problem about the messaging. I know you are busy having fun! :D
 
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