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Old 02-10-2014, 03:22 PM   #11
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This winter my garage temps got down pretty low (probably in the 30 degrees F), and the container I'm planning on using is pretty large (I figure start with one carboy but this has the space to expand to fit 3 or 4) so, rather than getting a 50 watt or 150 watt, I got the 2 300 watt b/c thought I may need the extra wattage (only plan on hooking up the 1 initially and saving the other as a back up or in case need some more heat if gets extra cold).

JDesquire........If you know what you are gonna use as far as size goes I think I would run down to the local hardware store grab some wood and insulation and build a insulated box. It would be great for all seasons. Plus during summer you wouldn't have to worry about any mosquitos or bugs or whatever. Just a thought. Heck you could even cut up a few bails of hay for cheap and have great insulation. Shredded newspaper old junk mail or whatever. As far as keeping the water clean grab a cheap powerhead and throw some salt in the water just to help Theres a thousand ways anybody can achieve a lot of things just personel preference and past experinces.....As long as it gets achieved and the surrounding are safe then its done right in my book. And to everyone else I appreciate reading what you all took the time to write.....

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