Type of Exhaust Fan for fish room

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cupfishhead
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Type of Exhaust Fan for fish room

Post by cupfishhead » Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:53 pm

Hello just looking for some ideas on some ventilation for my fish room. I am not currently having problems with condensation but there is defintly humidity in there. I had condensation problems during the winter months on my glass block windows. I have 1.75 poly iso foam board with 1/8th inch fiberglass covering the walls and ceiling. Seams have been caulked and house taped. The one glass block window has a smaller vent which is constantly open now. I am planning on putting exhaust opposite my window. I have been debating on using a bathroom fan vent or an inline duct fan, or any other opinions. I am going to have to vent through the wall because I do not have room to mount a fan in the celing. My room is 10x13 with 7.5H.
Inline duct fans http://www.discount-hydro.com/inline-duct-fans/
Bathroom Vent http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-FV-10VS ... xhaust+fan

I am trying to keep my budget around $100 so would like any suggestions on what anyone else uses or have seen in in fish rooms.
Here's some pics of the room let me know what you think
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Outside wall
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Inside wall Top corner where vent would go
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Inside Wall, Upper Right corner is where I plan on putting exhaust
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Same as above with tanks
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Almost full room pic
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Re: Type of Exhaust Fan for fish room

Post by Dan Woodland » Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:56 am

I used a dual-fan bathroom fan controlled by a humidistat.

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Re: Type of Exhaust Fan for fish room

Post by dogofwar » Thu Sep 04, 2014 4:36 pm

I also strategically place a few "clip on" fan around the room to circulate the air, keep condensation from forming and make the room comfortable...

Matt

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