Biocube 32 cooling issue solved! - 3D printed.

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Biocubes are known for their lack of cooling with a hood on. I have solved this by creating a bracket to hold a computer fan in one of the cable ports. It is available on Thingiverse for those of you who have a 3d Printer. Snaps right into place. - Hooked into my Inkbird controller and I never had to worry about overheating again. Just had to re-route all my cables to the other port.

3d File: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4708739
Fan: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07CNJ4DYX/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If anyone has any questions, let me know.

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It appears my post has been moved to the For Sale thread... Nothing is for sale though. I was just sharing the 3d files.
If you have a biocube, then you will probably not see this now. Oh well.
 
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Biocubes are known for their lack of cooling with a hood on. I have solved this by creating a bracket to hold a computer fan in one of the cable ports. It is available on Thingiverse for those of you who have a 3d Printer. Snaps right into place. - Hooked into my Inkbird controller and I never had to worry about overheating again. Just had to re-route all my cables to the other port.

3d File: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4708739
Fan: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07CNJ4DYX/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If anyone has any questions, let me know.

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Hopefully other run acrossed it like I did on Google search was the 3rd one down

Anyway this is a life saver I was getting rdy to cut a hole in my top to mount this exact fan as I didn't want to cut the back as that would weeken the hinges

Thank you so much now I'm off to buy a tina 2 3d printer for small builds my 7 year old diy Anet needs an upgrade lol
 
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If u see this does your push air into the hood or draw air out

I'm thinking drawing out that way I suck the humidity out of it

Really I'm asking is it better to remove monster to blow into the hood and create positive pressure or blow out and create negative pressure

Pcs always draw air out and some have both in and out mine does it custom tho

So I was basing my thought off of that setup like a pc tower drawing air out via the fan
 
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Just checking back in on this. I am glad everyone is having good results. I don't know if drawing air out will be better or not, I would love to hear how effective it is for someone who has compared them.
 
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Just checking back in on this. I am glad everyone is having good results. I don't know if drawing air out will be better or not, I would love to hear how effective it is for someone who has compared them.
I will compare them over the next week and put up a test result here

My thoughts are thing when sucking air out it'll draw from everywhere thus creating a flow threw the front vents and the second hole on the back

But when blowing in the air would be difused by the wall separator from the display and the rear forcing the flow to the right and out the second hole

Also in pc this is exactly why you pull air out if only 1 fan vs in

I have tested this on pcs before and drawing air out creats a cooler overall temp inside the case

While blowing air in creats hot and cold spots inside the case rather then a pretty overall equal ambient temp

Air flows similar to water taking the path of least resistance

Thank you again for posting this I'm buying either a wedoo tina 2 or a mono price delta v2 tommarow

The old anet 8 is about had it and is a Hassel to get printing honestly

I spend more time fixing the anet then I do using it lol
 
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Sound Logic. Looking forward to seeing your results. I am developing a design where you can "clip in" the fan rather than using screws. I noticed my screws started rusting due to the salt content in the tank.
 
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Biocubes are known for their lack of cooling with a hood on. I have solved this by creating a bracket to hold a computer fan in one of the cable ports. It is available on Thingiverse for those of you who have a 3d Printer. Snaps right into place. - Hooked into my Inkbird controller and I never had to worry about overheating again. Just had to re-route all my cables to the other port.

3d File: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4708739
Fan: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07CNJ4DYX/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If anyone has any questions, let me know.

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Any chance you can make another and I’ll pay for it and shipping?
I’ll DM you
 

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