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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby parthapratim22 » Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:46 pm

Get an aluminium hanger, bent it as N and push it though the hole.


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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby vasishta.sushant » Wed Sep 30, 2015 12:08 am

This way I guess I'll be able to get the fan/hanger wire assembly done. How do I fix that assembly to the tank's edge?

By any chance, do you have any pictures?

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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby saikumar » Wed Sep 30, 2015 10:26 am

its not clear in the pic, are those two individual fans, that you can separate them?

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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby smileysid » Wed Sep 30, 2015 12:21 pm

vasishta.sushant wrote:Here is how the fans are mounted currently. Note that the light fixture is at about 30% of the depth of the tank.

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The cpu fan looks big, what is the dia?
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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby vasishta.sushant » Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:40 pm

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Standard 120mm PC fans.

Yes there are two of them.
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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby rajivzee » Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:56 pm

You can use aluminium wire like these
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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby vasishta.sushant » Wed Sep 30, 2015 2:13 pm

Now we are talking. Great. Let me try that one. Thanks for posting the pic.

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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby SCORPIO » Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:33 pm

Please look here DIY Fan Holder


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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby Somen » Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:37 pm

rajivzee wrote:You can use aluminium wire like these
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Re: Need a way to mount CPU fans on a rimless aquarium

Unread postby parthapratim22 » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:59 pm

Somen wrote:
rajivzee wrote:You can use aluminium wire like these
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It is the easiest and best way out.

Yes very simple.
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