Makeshift cold water aquarium
Name: Cary Waterhouse
I am a student teacher in the Seattle area. As a hobby, I scuba dive in the icy
waters of Puget Sound. I would love to set up a cold water aquarium for some of
my "finds" but do not have the funds to go the traditional route (i.e. buy a
commercial cooler from a supply house). Based on reactions from my students after
beach walks (High School Sophomores), having a collection of "local" inverts in the
class would be a great learning tool. I've lost a great deal of sleep trying to
figure out a solution for this problem. Any help/suggestions would be appreciated.
Buy an old used refrigerator...either use the cooling coils dire directly or
run the aquarium water through the fridge to cool it...
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Update: June 2012