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Old 09/28/2017, 11:12 AM   #1
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Apex Jr and humidity

I posted this in the equipment forum, but I trust you guys more, so I'm double-posting...

I need to clean up my setup a bit, and a big part of that is dealing with my Apex gear and all the associated wires. I'm considering installing a shelf in my stand above my sump and putting everything there, but I'm concerned about humidity. Should I be?

FWIW, I've got a pretty standard setup - display tank, custom 2x4 stand with sump. The shelf would be as tight to the top of the stand/bottom of tank as I could get it. I've got an Apex JR with 3 Energy Bars and a few small modules.

Any concerns about moisture/humidity? Thanks gang.


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Old 09/29/2017, 05:04 AM   #2
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closed sump top?

certain sumps close up nicely reducing the concern greatly.

Open top sump = potential problems


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Old 10/08/2017, 05:11 PM   #3
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I've had all my apex stuff mounted upside down in the stand above the sump with the control on the door for 3-4 years - back of sump is open. no issues to date, though away from the tank is very preferable.


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