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Re: Tank too hot
- To: Aquatic Plants Digest <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: Re: Tank too hot
- From: Eric McGlohon <eric at dekard_com>
- Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 11:23:00 -0400
- In-reply-to: <no.id>; from jwwiii at pacbell_net on Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 04:30:01PM -0700
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On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 04:30:01PM -0700, Wright Huntley wrote:
> My thought is to bury a loose coil of drip-irrigation 1/2" line, deep
> enough that water slowly flowing through it would be chilled down into
> the 60s. For an operating cost of one powerhead, one could have a source
> of cooled tank or reservoir water constantly available. No?
> I'd love it if someone can shoot holes in this idea *before* I dig a big
> hole in the yard in this Modesto heat. :-) [Predicted to hit 100, today,
> but so far only 95F.]
Sure, go for it. It should work, that's the way that some poeple
heat/cool their entire homes (do a google search on "geothermal"
and "heat pump").
Let us know what your resluts are.