Is aquarium chiller necessary?
Most aquarium keepers, particularly most beginning aquarium keepers, do not have any need for a chiller. Aquarium chillers really are for more advanced aquarium systems. Chillers are generally designed for larger aquariums.
How do you size a chiller for an aquarium?
Multiply your tank size in gallons by 8.3. Then multiply that by the number of degrees you need to drop. For example, in a 55-gallon aquarium that needs to drop by 4°F to reach the suitable temperature range of 78°F: 456.5 BTU/hr x 4-degree drop = A chiller rated for at least 1,826 BTU/hr.
Are aquarium Fans effective?
You might think that a basic fan cooler that you switch on and off when necessary is the best solution for your marine aquarium, but actually, this can be an ineffective method of controlling your tank’s temperature.
Are Red Sea aquariums good?
Red Sea, Waterbox, Innovative Marine, SCA, etc are somewhere in the middle. They all make nice tanks with good quality glass that is likely to hold up for many years.
How many gallons is Red Sea Reefer 350?
Red Sea Drop Shipping
|Main Features||Built in surface skimmer|
|Integrated automatic top up system|
|System Volumes||Display tank water volume (L)||275 (73 gal)|
Do water chillers use a lot of electricity?
If run for a long time with water chiller, consume a lot of energy. The adjustment coil can be installed in the water chiller to adjust the appropriate operating power according to the ambient temperature.
What is the difference between the Red Sea Max and reefer?
The reason the Reefer has such a low profile is that all the equipment is below the tank in the sump. The Max is more “plug-and-play” and is one of the best looking AIO, the Reefer is a bit more DIY setup.
Can you use Red Sea tank freshwater?
I’m new to saltwater but have a lot of freshwater experience. Freshwater is a lot more forgiving in some ways. You can definitely use your tank for freshwater as is. BUT if it were me, I would ditch the filter socks simply because they are overkill for freshwater.
How much sand do I need for reefer 350?
CaribSea Arag-Alive Sand Substrates For this aquarium, 70lbs will cover your base by approx 1.5-2”.