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Old 11-20-2012, 09:51 PM   #1
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Temp fluctuation how much is acceptable for CRS?


My tank at the office runs 70 at night and 73-75 when the light is on.
Its Mini M with Archea 27 watt.

With everyone saying stability is the key, is this daily fluctuation ok for CRS?
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:28 PM   #2
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It's fine.

But would be ideal if you kept temperatures no warmer than 72-73. Do you have a small fan in case temps go any higher?
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its at my work so the ambient temps are always at about 70, just when the light comes on it gets to 74 or 75.
since its on my desk I wanted to have as little on or around the tank as possible.
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I'm talking tiny - like portable-size.

Or computer cooling fan. Do you have an old one you could keep in a drawer and use only when temps creep up?

That way you wouldn't have to worry.
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ok ill try to find something, thanks
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