What temperature

Discussion in 'Water Parameters and Additives' started by 2balive, 14 Jul 2008.

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What target temperature do you run your tank at?

  1. < 25

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  2. 25

    41.7%
  3. 26

    29.2%
  4. 27

    22.9%
  5. 28

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  6. 29

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  7. >29

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  1. 2balive

    2balive

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    Hi

    Busy setting my chiller up, but not sure what i should use as target temperature. Currently I run my tank at 27 deg, and it moves between 26.5 and 27.5.

    Books talk anywhere between 25 and 29, as long as it is "stable".

    What do you run your tanks at?

    And, how do I stop the heater and chiller fighting with each other?
     
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    2balive Thread Starter

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    Shaun Retired Moderator

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    25-26 and the other 26-27.

    I use a more accurate controller to switch my heaters on and off.

    Just be careful I have found the temp on the chiller to be wrong and fluctuates more than the temp in the tank.
     
  5. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    My chiller is set at 26 degrees.
    If you going to have you Chiller at 26 degrees, set you your heater a degree or two colder than the chiller that will be 24-25
     
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    I have my setup the same as Mek has .
    I just set my heaters to 25 .
     
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    Do as Mek says
     
  8. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    I run at 25 - more oxygen in the water.

    I use a Tunze Temperature controller for the heaters set at 25 and my chiller is set at 26.
     
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    My heater set at 24deg and my chiller at 26deg :thumbup:
     
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