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Old 12-23-2011, 09:29 PM   #21
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Here's what I did:
1) Got a 10 gallon utility bucket (the kind with handles)
2) Filled with water (keeps temperature stable)
3) Placed carboy in water
4) Got $15 100 Watt fish tank heater off Amazon & placed in water.

Result: rock solid temp readings of 66°F.
+1. I used this method this summer for my saison and it kept a consistent 86deg. Haven't used it this winter but my basement stays in the low 60s/upper 50s in winter so I don't anticipate any problems.
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