Could all the evaporation of my tank cause damp in walls.

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  1. Creep

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    Hi guys.

    Question - Could my tank (1000l tank and sump water) with all its evaporation cause
    damp in walls? I noticed only in the room were my tank is that im getting damp bubbles on the walls and this is ONLY in this room. And there is no damp on the outside of this room.

    I need to prepare myself if Wifie Love see this and before Im in trouble if this is the cause.
     
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    yes very possible
     
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    Is your setup open back where the sump is situated? if so, then yes, I had the very same problem. Where the sump was situated it was worst and spread out from there....
     
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    you need to put an extractor fan in the room to stop it
     
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    I just looked at the pics of your tank. Leave a window close to the tank slightly open will help alot
     
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    Ok thanks Butcherman :). So the damage is done. Shall try the open a window and invite the neighbours cats into our house. And :kangakiller: them.
     
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    just open it a crack like on the first clip.
     
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    I have a similar problem in winter in that I have to constantly wipe windows and doors to keep the mildew at bay as my house doesnt get much sun. I now keep the outside door nearest to my tank slightly open 24/7.
     
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