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how much air exchange?
    #2250563 - 01/18/04 03:45 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

If I have a 10 gallon rubbermaid, with a 3 gallon rubbermaid casing (that fits snugly in it) inside it. I also have a 10 gallon air pump. How long do I have to run my pump per day to get the right air exchange. (I usually just fan 4x daily). Thanks


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Re: how much air exchange? [Re: resin]
    #2250621 - 01/18/04 04:05 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

The fanning is all you need to do. Unless your so busy everyday that you dont even have 3-4 minutes 2 times a day! Now that would be one very busy guy or gal wouldnt you think!

Im assuming that isnt even close to being you, SO.........

Stick with fanning :thumbup: :thumbup: :smirk:


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Re: how much air exchange? [Re: resin]
    #2250677 - 01/18/04 04:24 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Why not convert it to a PMP and run it 24/7?


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How many air exchanges per hour does a PMP provide?
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Re: how much air exchange? [Re: resin]
    #2250686 - 01/18/04 04:28 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)


Do you know how much CC per minutes of fresh air your pump can do?

10 gallons is around 38 Liters or 38000 CC. For the optimal 3 air exchange per hour, you need a pump than can make around 114000 CC per hour, or 1900 CC/minute.

Most cheap pumps are at least 1500 CC. You are more than fine with the one you have I guess. Leave it 24 hours per day and you'll get at least 57 air exchanges a day!

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Re: how much air exchange? [Re: fIsh in my head]
    #2253070 - 01/19/04 04:37 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Nah man I hate to fan. It leads to contamns, and alot of lysol. I have the air pump in a jar with a filter disk on top so I get sterile air. It says its for a 10 gallon aquarium, I do not want to dry my casing out. How long should I leave it on to get the right air exchange? I do not need anything for humidity, I have that covered. So How long for a 10 gallon pump, and a 7 gallon air space? Thanks


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Re: how much air exchange? [Re: resin]
    #2253124 - 01/19/04 04:58 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

Just leave it ON! :smile:

I leave mine on almost 24\7, I unplug it when I need an outlet for my guitar or something :smile:, other then that I run it 24\7, but I still fan twice a day, which is overkill maybe but I have never lost a casing yet!, I am on my third :lol:


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