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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #829
In a message dated 97-07-12 20:24:23 EDT, you write:
<< was just sitting around looking at my fish tank and thought of a way to
do cheap substrate heating. How about taking some silicon air line and
have that in the substrate, then hook up a small (really small) powerhead
or something to circulate water, and wrap some of the air line around our
so many flourcent light balasts. We would be able to heat the substrate
and cool the balast at the same time! All this for a fraction of the cost
of a substrate heating device.
That sounds like a neat idea, but wouldn't the ballasts get hot enough to
melt the silicone?