Heat Mat in Fermentation Chamber, Question

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Iowa Brewer

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Sep 14, 2018
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Hey all,

Just bought an Apollo Horticulture Heat Mat to put in my downstairs fridge, which I use as a fermentation chamber.

Any of you use something like this in winter to keep ale yeast happy, and where to put it.

Bottom of the fridge would be a logical choice, but I modified the fridge bottom (it had been a glass sheet that sat on the veg/meat drawers) with a set up involving wood blocks and a comforter, which the mat can't go on.

Can I duct tape a heat mat it the fridge wall?