What chiller do you use?

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  1. Ocean

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    Want chiller do you use and how well does it work?
     
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    No chiller - only a fan over my sump...
     
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    And how well does it work?
     
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    Haliea Hc 300A + fan
     
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    It works very well - (my fan over the sump) - I have NEVER had temperatures higher than 27 degrees in my tank....
     
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    Agree with J, the fan idea does work :thumbup1:
     
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    I live in Kimberley and as you all know it gets pretty hot over here. I had quite a struggle with high temps untill I fitted two fans(240v PC Server Fans) on the back of my canopy, one blowing the other extracting. It dropped my temprature with +-4.8 degrees in summer. So ja, I would first use a fan and if that doesn't work, go the chiller route!
     
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    Haliea 10000, works well but the "Heating/ Cooling " one killed all my lifestock
     
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    well i guess it doesnt work well then:p
     
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    The Halea is a good make Mekaeel, with excellent back up service (They replaced mine within a day) but it seems they had problems with the heating/cooling one as it is discontinued according to the importer
     
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    yeah i know, they are excellent.just messing with you ;)
     
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    So Halea is quite good then?
     
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    Touch wood, no problems thus far with the new one
     
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    excellent.mines did give me problems though at first.the sensor failed but it was then replaced with a titanium sensor.i think thereafter all Haileas came with Titanium
     
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    How the power usauge like?
     
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    no idea.all i know on my old system,after hooking it up the light account increased by +-R500.00
     
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    :lol::lol::lol: Same here, but only in summer time. In winter the lights make up for that:lol:
     
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    and im planning on adding another 2 more 250W se to my tank. :lol:
     
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    Hailea hc 500 a excellent chiller
     
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    i'm looking for a Hailea 3HP for my big tank :p
     

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