09-14-2011, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by BarbH
The tank temp is only a couple of degrees warmer than the preferred range of the fish. During the summer for short term a couple of degrees would be fine. You would not want to keep the tank at this temp for long term. Some of the other things that you can try is that if you get light that hits this tank during the summer keeping the window covered will help, also helps in keeping the room temp down also.
Like I said earlier, with no A/C in the house, its hard to keep it cool in here when the temp outside rises. It's been decent for the last few days though, so I'm not too worried about it.