Chill Solutions CSXC-1 Nano Aquarium Chiller

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  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    The Chill Solutions CSXC-1 aquarium chiller is the first thermo-electric nano chiller on the market I've seen since the Coolworks IceProbe from 10 years ago. The CSXC-1 looks very similar but with one big difference, the troublesome probe has been replaced with barbed hose fittings to run the chiller inline with a small pump. Any small powerhead would do. That was a brilliant move as it makes mounting a breeze. The CSXC-1 will pull down a 20 gallon nano up to 8 degrees and a 30 gallon up to 4 degrees. The only moving part is the temp-controlled fan. The corrosion on the old Iceworks probe was its downfall, I suspect the Chill Solutions CSXC-1 will be around a lot longer. Available now for $219. Details below.

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    Dimensions: 4" Wide x 5.25" Deep x 4" Tall

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    CSXC-1 Features:
    • Powerful - Recommended for tanks up to 30 gallons
    • Smart - Intelligent fan speed control eliminates unnecessary noise
    • Thermoelectric Technology - Directly converts electrical power into cooling power
    • Quiet - No pumps or mechanical compressors
    • Reliable - Only one moving part!
    • Easy Install - No drilling necessary
    • Fully Proportional Temperature Control - Control circuit uses high-efficiency PWM (pulse width modulation) technology to maintain your set temperature
    • Environmentally Friendly - No refrigerants or ozone depleting chemicals
    • Quality Construction - Fasteners are 18-8 stainless steel and the unit is made in the USA


    Average Temperature Reduction
    Gallons of Water °F Pulldown
    10 8-10+
    20 4-8
    30 1-4


    *The values shown above are just guidelines.
    Actual values depend on individual tank specifications, equipment used, environmental conditions, etc.



    Key Components:
    • High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Base - Chemically inert and practically indestructible... This is the same plastic used to make construction hard-hats
    • Ceramic Thermoelectric Element
    • Internal Temperature Sensor - No external temperature probe wires, the CSXC-1 senses the temperature of the water flowing through
    • Silicone Sealing O-ring - High quality silicone allows use in setups with ozonizers and UV sterilizers


    Dimensions: 4" Wide x 5.25" Deep x 4" Tall

    Instruction manual attached.


    Chill Solutions Web site:
    CSXC-1 Aquarium Chiller | Chill Solutions
     

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  3. sailorguy

    sailorguy Torch Coral

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    Looks like a great idea for all those wanabe seahorse keepers out there.
     
  4. hart24601

    hart24601 Flamingo Tongue

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    I was looking at systems for seahorses, this is great.
     
  5. insanespain

    insanespain Ocellaris Clown

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    I saw this and was going to post the question, why does anyone need a chiller anymore? Then I saw the seahorse comments. Outside of that, i feel like chillers are a thing of the past? Unless you are a halide die hard? Nonetheless, I always like to see innovative nano products.
     
  6. Gresham

    Gresham Great Blue Whale

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    Temperate tanks require it and they are becoming more popular now given there is an actual supply of said animals.
     
  7. Coachty34

    Coachty34 Astrea Snail

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    Other than seahorses what other livestock can go in the colder tanks?

    Coach
     
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  9. sailorguy

    sailorguy Torch Coral

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    Catalina goby comes to mind,beautiful little fish that shouldn't be kept at tropical temps.
     
  10. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    I would have purchased this for my 20 if I saw 2 months ago. Instead, I spent $300 on LEDs and killed all my thriving SPS , formerly under halides.
     
  11. Chill Solutions

    Chill Solutions 3reef Sponsor

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    what happened, they just didn't adapt to the new spectrum/intensity?
     
  12. Biocube

    Biocube Giant Squid

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    Freaking awesome!! Wish this was out when I was shopping around for one.