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Help with chiller/heater please

in Hydroponics Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:41 pm
by my my | 109 Posts | 564 Points

Hey folks,
like the tittle says.
looking to buy a water chiller/////heater...
the one i bought about 5 years ago from HTG was a chiller.. and had a 110 outlet for a external heater. ( i used a fish tank heater)...
that one sadly took a crap this spring, so bought another chiller. but to my surpise. it does not have that 110 heat option...
and cant seem to find a source to get another one.
the fish tank heaters i have dont seem to want to shut off even when turned down to 64 degrees.
the original one i had (have) the temp sensor is messed up......

any suggestions? I figure if i can find a heater/chiller.
i can use my current chiller for my veg. area for summer use...
Thanks for any leads.
my my

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RE: Help with chiller/heater please

in Hydroponics Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:58 pm
by Justa420Friend | 633 Posts | 2284 Points

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sorry I don't know anything about chillers other than knowing many fish-tank supply places sell them
http://www.marinedepot.com/ is the only place I go when I need that stuff (I do NOT have fish)

I don't need a chiller but I do use fish-tank heaters in both my totes (@70F) little 25w units off Amazon

a new tank heater (with working sensor) may be cheaper than a new chiller (just a thought)

good luck


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RE: Help with chiller/heater please

in Hydroponics Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:09 pm
by ozzydiodude • The Weird One | 2.465 Posts | 11504 Points

I asked a buddy that has a couple different tanks (salt and fresh), he said go with a PINPOINT Temperature Controller they're around 200 and you just plug in your chiller to outlet #1 and heater to outlet #2 and set the temp you want.


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RE: Help with chiller/heater please

in Hydroponics Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:04 am
by my my | 109 Posts | 564 Points

Thanks to both Justa420friend, and also to Ozzydiodude.
as i went to the website 420 suggested, looked for a combined unit.. (didnt find) so i search for the controller like Ozzy suggested, and BAMM..
http://www.marinedepot.com/American_Mari...-FITETC-vi.html

so ordering that controller up right now.. Thanks guys!-)

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RE: Help with chiller/heater please

in Hydroponics Sun Oct 26, 2014 11:47 am
by 4u2sm0ke • Marijuana is good | 2.332 Posts | 10562 Points

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RE: Help with chiller/heater please

in Hydroponics Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:15 am
by my my | 109 Posts | 564 Points

HiGH folks,
figured i would update this thread.
my original chiller. was chilling only, that is why i needed to replace it..
so i did buy a new one, but like i had said, it didnt have a heater option. so i bought the one controller and it is working Great ....
my original chiller unit, chills only, so i ended up buying another controller.
about 2 weeks ago, i set up my veg area, to be a rdwc set up with the old chiller... Works Great, as temps here started to rise, an di was having the old problem of browning roots due to temps to high.
currently have 2 TCVG GG's f2's in veg. also have 1 of sickmedsseeds's Physco Crack, and also 1 of Ditchbanger's pre98 buba X Cleaner...
while i have 2 Physco Crack's under a !k flowering now... they will be ready soon... once they are finished, i will be switching over to LED's in flower room for the rest of the summer and Fall, intill i need the heat again...

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