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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-25-2007, 01:30 AM Thread Starter
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Low tech cooling for computer fan impaired

It reached 88 degrees today in Western New York, and I have been considering purchasing one of the computer fans that are toted as a solution to keep a tanks temp down. After a quick trip to radio shack, I realized that wiring a plug to a computer fan was beyond me, so I took a different approach.

I had one of these laying around
http://www.petsolutions.com/ExpandAShelf+I12515882.aspx

A quick trip to target bought me this fan for 5.99 (its in the air conditioner aisle) The one I bought is stainless steel.
http://cgi.ebay.com/LAKEWOOD-HIGH-VE...QQcmdZViewItem

I put them together and got a quick and neat looking solution without taking up space around the tank for a larger fan. I put it on the back of my and it brought my 5.5 open top down from 82 to 76 degrees.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-25-2007, 01:32 AM
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