DIY Chiller

Discussion in 'Anything DIY Related' started by MonzZz7, 14 May 2014.

  1. MonzZz7

    MonzZz7

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    Hi everybody,

    I need some advice,,:goofy: I am wanting to build my own chiller to cool 2 tanks..
    Here are some questions i have:-

    1. What is the easiest way to go about this?
    2. What would i need? (Keep in mind i will be trying to do this from scratch)
    3. Would it work out cheaper to just buy a chiller?
    4. Any other info i will need?

    Thank you in advance:tt2:
     
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  3. JG Swart

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    Can not help you, but also looking into a diy chiller.
     
  4. MonzZz7

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    Tag along :thumbup:
     
  5. sharktail

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    i converted an icemaker to a chiller but need the titanium coil as the copper plated wont work.
     
  6. mariusmeyer

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    If you happen to source a titanium coil, please let me know as I am also looking for one. I am wanting it for an heater through and not a chiller.
     
  7. RiaanP

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    Another option is an algae scrubber with a fan mounted over it. Will push your evaporation rate very high, but will cool your tank.
     
  8. sharktail

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    yes that is why i am looking for any broken chiller to get the coil. thanks riaan will try to build one in the meantime
     
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