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Intersting Canopy Observation - increased temp

Posted By: Gareth Dominy <gdominy@telus.net>
Date: Monday, 17 February 2003, at 10:59 a.m.

I've been watching my tank closely since I painted the canopy and its doing very, very well. The plants have responded nicely and I can see new growth everywhere. This is the first time I've really been satisfied with the tanks overall "health". Once I get a nicer looking bulb or two in there it will be where I want it.

Now the interesting thing I noticed was how much heat was now being reflected back into the tank. The 135 usually sits at around 80-82 degree's (the loaches love this). Now, the tank will sit pretty steadily at 85-86. This has helped whipe out the Ick that was lingerin around for so long but it