Mr. Saltwater Tank Friday AM Quick Tip: Making The Most Of Evaporative Cooling


If you need to cool your aquarium and you want to avoid a chiller, evaporative cooling can work quite well. Just make sure you don’t forget this important piece of information.

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Comments for this article (3)

  • Carlson says:

    Thanks for the tip, it looks like you have a lot less fishing your tank?

  • Matt says:

    and don’t forget to replace the excessive evaporated water with RODI:)

  • Mark S says:

    To drop the temperature 1° in a tank your size, you will need to evaporate about a gallon of water, assuming there is no input of heat into the system. Keep that water top off going.

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