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  1. Hi everyone, I recently purchased a second-hand Boyu MH-400 46 litre reef tank which came with live rock, coral (quite poor quality from previous owners not maintaining them) and 2 brittle starfish. When bought the tank it had an algae bloom so I put in 2 types of snails to clean it up. 2 of the corals are coming back to life and all the creatures seem fine but I've noticed the water temperature getting a lot higher than it should be sitting at. Last night it went up to 30 degrees! The tank already comes with a protein skimmer, heater, carbon, sponges, return pump, and 2 t5 18w lights. The person I bought it off also put in an AquaOne wavemaker of 3500lph. Last night I left the lid off overnight and it brought the temperature down to 26-27 degrees but now I've had to put it back on and turn on the lights because of the coral. What would be the best and cheapest way to go to keep the water temperature stable? Being new to marine I bought a second-hand Hailea Chiller for $100 but didn't realise they couldn't be attached to nano tanks. I'm really not wanting to spend over $100 on another method of cooling the water. All nano chillers seem to be really expensive and I haven't found any cheap second-hand ones around. Maybe cooling fans? Also if anyone knows where to get the fans/chiller cheap for this particular type of nano tank that would be great Sorry for the lengthy message.
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