condensation

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  1. Penny

    Penny

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    Hi all

    my tank is experiencing a lot of condensation in the lid, the whole lid is swopping wet.
    My water temperature is 25

    Is this normal for the tank? is there anything I can do to prevent this?

    does anybody have any advice?

    Thanks !
     
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  3. mariusmeyer

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    It is normal and it will be worse in winter due to the bigger temperature difference. To prevent it you need to let the warm air escape. You can try and make a hole at the highest point of the canopy or better would be to install 2 small fans, one blowing cool air in on the one side and the other one sucking the warm air out on the other side.
     
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    Is it a lid as in a canopy? Then install fans to help blow out the moisture rich air. But that would increase your RO usage.

    Or lid as in glass sliders covering your display? Then remove them. They not only limit gas exchange but also blocks a lot of light.
     
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