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Re: Solar Stock Tank

Postby matt walker » Wed Jan 20, 2016 1:13 am

Your greenhouse doesn't freeze. Do that, somehow.
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Re: Solar Stock Tank

Postby mannytheseacow » Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:50 pm

Yep, that's pretty much the idea.

Thanks, Guy. My intention was to save some others from my learning experience.
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Re: Solar Stock Tank

Postby hpmer » Fri Jan 22, 2016 12:53 am

What if you incorporated a thermosyphon using the tank as the water storage? You'd be heating small fraction of the water and maybe get better results? Dunno, just a thought.
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Re: Solar Stock Tank

Postby mannytheseacow » Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:26 am

Haha, you guys are such engineers, fixing things that aren't broke! And I mean that with the utmost love and respect.

My solution is simply give them a little fresh water that they drink all of. Nothing sitting around to freeze, and no carrying big pails of water to refill a big empty basin. I can imagine some awesome frost free setups but my solution requires no trips to the big box store. :D
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