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Minisplit and fish tank

Chris_King | Posted in Mechanicals on

Anyone have experience with saltwater fish tanks being near a ceiling-mounted cassette minisplit? Wondering if I’ll have an issue with the mini split pulling air that’s moisture laden. Any recommendations on how far away to keep the tank from the unit?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Chris,
    If the minisplit is close enough to the fish tank to create noticeable drafts, the moving air will increase the evaporation rate. As long as you can't feel a significant draft above the tank with your bare hand, however, I think you'll be OK.

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