Re: keeping cool

Jeffrey Michael Stein (
Wed, 22 Jun 1994 16:24:05 -0400 (EDT)

> Hey all terrarium owners out there... Yesterday I went to an
> electronic supply warehouse (bigger than a typical Radio-Shack). They
> had dozens of small fans ranging from about 4 cm diameter to 15 cm
> diameter. Some operated on 12V DC, others operated on 110V AC. These
> things are small, very quiet, and are just the thing for blowing over
> your fluorescent fixtures to keep them cool. I'm incorporating one in
> a wood terrarium hood I'm making. These things cost $5--25 US,
> depending upon the frills you want and if you're willing to buy
> second-hand equipment.
> Barry

Do you keep your ballists(sp) out in the open or protected? And how
many do you use in all?

When using a fan, what is most effective; blowing the air over your
ballists(sp), bulbs, or just towards the fixtures in general?