08-02-2010, 11:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Byron
Most of us in temperate regions have summer heat to contend with. Generally it cools back down at night. A "high" of 77F is nothing; my tanks run at 78F and in the summer it gets 80+ in the fishroom, and in a heatwave can reach 90F. Until last year, I just let it run its course. Now I have a portable air conditioner to keep it max 80F on the hottest days. It's long-term you have to worry about.
Zebra are mid-upper level swimmers.
Guess I don't have too much to worry about for summer, and in winter I doubt the waters would get lower than 70 degrees, is there anything else other than general water quality that is something long term I would need to worry about?