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peathenster
06-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Humidity in/near my fish room is constantly in the 65% range, which is probably not ideal...

Does anybody use dehumidifiers and what model works well?

Thanks....

Larry Bugg
06-09-2014, 06:30 PM
I use two Soleus dehumidifiers that I got from Home Depot. Don't see one listed that looks like mine but they are something like this. They keep my fish room down around 40%. I had a cheaper GE model before and it burned out after about a year. I've had these running for about two years now and they run continuously. They are plumbed for a continuous drain.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/SPT-65-Pint-Dehumidifier-SD-65E/202105103

peathenster
06-09-2014, 07:03 PM
Thanks Larry! I think I may be able to convince the wife.

How do you plumb them? I have a sink but no floor drain.

Larry Bugg
06-09-2014, 07:35 PM
They come with a drain that you can attach a hose to and then it drains by gravity. I think you might be able to hook a pump up some how but not sure about that. Otherwise you have to empty the bucket every time it gets filled or it shuts off.

peathenster
06-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Hmmm, 30lbs. Maybe I can put it on the wall above the sink.

schillbw
06-09-2014, 10:38 PM
I have a medium sized one from Home Depot as well. Room is small, 10'x20'. I have it above my water aging tote and it drains right into the tote. Keeps the room very dry.

peathenster
06-10-2014, 09:59 AM
I have a medium sized one from Home Depot as well. Room is small, 10'x20'. I have it above my water aging tote and it drains right into the tote. Keeps the room very dry.

Thanks. That's what I'm thinking too - free RO :)

BTW, 10'x20' is not small! :ohmy: