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 Aquarium Chillers
Aquarium Chillers are needed to keep the water temperature within an optimal range for your aquarium specimens. When sized correctly, the aquarium chiller will help maintain aquarium temperature through severe heat conditions. Aquarium Chillers are available in two forms: drop-in and in-line style.

Drop-in Aquarium Chillers have cooling coils that are placed in the aquarium's sump to cool the water. The advantage for this method is that no plumbing is required. The disadvantage , is the size of the coil that must be submerged in the aquarium sump.

In-line Aquarium Chillers have internal cooling coils. Water is pumped into the chiller, cooled as it goes through the chiller, and then returned back to either the the tank itself or the tanks sump. The chief advantage of an in-line chiller is that it can be placed remotely from the tank (such as a basement, a different room or a garage). Disadvantage, is the need for a pump to take the water from the sump, to the chiller. 

Aquarium Chiller Manufacturers: Tradewind, Current, Pacific Coast, and Coralife chillers are stocked by Aquatic Connection. All chillers are packaged extremely well to assure they arrive in the best shape. If you have questions concerning which aquarium chiller is best for your needs, please give us a call, we will gladly answer all your questions.


Prime  Slimline Chillers
by Current USA
Prime Slim Line aquarium chillers maintain
ideal water temperature while saving space

 Prime Slimline, Space-Saving Aquarium Chiller Features

- Slim chiller design with small footprint fits under most aquarium stands
- Great for reef aquariums and other aquarium systems with cooling needs
- Slim in-line chillers offer efficient cooling in an attractive space-saving design.
- Superior aquarium cooling units feature a high BTU compressor for quiet and energy-efficient operation.
- Effectively lowers and maintains ideal water temperature.
- Integrated thermostat with simple keypad programming puts precision temperature control at your fingertips.
- Bright LED shows constant temperature readout with +/-1°F accuracy.
- For fresh and saltwater aquariums.
- Includes: Integrated single-stage digital temperature controller
 Item #  Description

  Rec'd
Tank Size
 Dimensions  Price

 1/15 HP
inline


1/10 HP
inline

Highest BTU rating in the industry. Simple installation . Ultra-quiet motor - virtually silent. Integrated dual stage temperature controller w/heater port. 

 50 gallon
see below
BTU 750

80 gallon
see below
BTU 1485

 9.5" x 12" x 11.5"
10" x 11" x 14"

$339.99
$429.99

 1/4 HP
slimline inline
Integrated single - stage digital temp controller, 1/2"-1" barbed inlet / outlet fittings, 6-ft power cord, and complete instructions.

 70 - 260 gallon 
see info below

  8 x 16"
x 20 tall"

  $639.99

 1/3 HP slimline
inline
Integrated single - stage digital temp controller, 1/2"-1" barbed inlet / outlet fittings, 6-ft power cord, and complete instructions.

 100 - 360
gallon
see info below

  8 x 16"
x 20 tall"

  $669.99

 1/2 HP
inline
commercial
Integrated single - stage digital temp controller, 1/2"-1" barbed inlet / outlet fittings, 6-ft power cord, and complete instructions.

  150 - 550 gallon
see info below

  15x19x16.5"

  $949.99

 200 watt heater option
Drop in heater with Titanium probe. No glass to break. Compact handy control unit sits on top of chiller.

 May be added to any brand chiller.
 

 $79.99 

Prime Chiller Recommendations -
When a chiller is sized correctly, it makes all the difference in the world!
Here's a chart that allows you to choose chiller size by the amount of temperature Drop-Down Needed from Ambient Temperature to Desired Tank Temperature
Model 10 degree F  20 degree F  30 degree F  40 degree F
1/10 HP 80 gallon 40 gallon 30 gallon 15 gallon
1/4 HP 260 gallon 130 gallon 90 gallon 70 gallon
1/3 HP 360 gallon 180 gallon 130 gallon 100 gallon
1 /2 HP 550 gallon 280 gallon 200 gallon 154 gallon

Note: Items such as metal halides, VHO or Power Compact lighting, submersible pumps, etc. add a great deal of heat. These items are NOT considered in the manufacturer recommendations for chiller size. Reputable manufacturers recommend decreasing their recommended chiller per gallon volume size by a minimum of 30%, when determining the size needed to chill that amount of water. 

Pacific Coast Aquarium Chillers

 Pacific Coast Aquarium Chiller Features

- Great for reef aquariums and other aquarium systems with cooling needs
- Attractive Ergonomic design, high quality, durable, completely enclosed
- Excellent BTU Ratings for energy-efficient operation.
- Digital Control maintains ideal water temperature.
- Titanium Heat Exchanger for longest lifespan
- Bright LED shows constant temperature readout with +/-1°F accuracy.
- For fresh and saltwater aquariums
- Internal Temperature Sensor (no probe needed!)
- Heater control addition included with certain models
- 1 Year Warranty
 Item #  Description

  Rec'd
Tank Size
 Dimensions

 Price


CL-300 Aquarium Chiller unit. Heater control addition included.
db rating 38

Water flow
500gph min
800gph max
connections
1/2" or 5/8"


10 degree up to 110 gallons
30 degree up to 60 gallons

2"L x 12" W
x 13.5"H

$439.99

CL-450
1/6 HP
db rating 42




Water flow 600GPH min/1000GPH max

connectons
3/4" or 5/8"

10 Degree cooling up to
125 gallons
30 Degree cooling up to
80 gallons

11.5"L x 15"W x17"H

$639.99

CL-650 1/4HP
Heater control addition included.
db rating 42

Water flow 600gph min/1000gph max
connections
5/8" or 3/4"

10 degree cooling up to 180 gallons
30 degree cooling up to 100 gallons

11.5"L x 15"W
x 17" H

$749.99

C-050 1/2HP
db rating 60

6000 BTU Capacity 3/4" PCV in/out connections

Water flow requirements 750gph min - 1500 gph max

10 degree cooling up to 450 gallons
30 degree cooling up to 240 gallons

 15"L x 19.5"W
x 15.5"H

$1017.99

C-1000 1 HP
db rating 60
 

12,000 BTU Capacity 1" PVC in/out connections

Water flow requirements 1500gph

10 degree cooling up to 1000 gallons
30 degree cooling up to 750 gallons
  

 21"L x 19"W
x 15"H

$1399.00
Note: Items such as metal halides, VHO or Power Compact lighting, submersible pumps, etc. add a great deal of heat. These items are NOT considered in the manufacturer recommendations for chiller size. Reputable manufacturers recommend decreasing their recommended chiller per gallon volume size by a minimum of 30%, when determining the size needed to chill that amount of water. 

 TradeWind Aquarium Chillers
Chillers come with a full 2 year warranty, with a 5 year warranty available.
Highest quality components, very efficient, very quiet operation. Tradewind is the only aquarium chiller manufacturer offering an extended warrantee that we know of. It's easy to assume, it is offered because of the superior components used in the construction of a Tradewind chiller. 

 

 

TradeWind Chillers are built by a staff that has been building reliable chillers for over 25 years. Their focus is building the finest, most reliable chillers in the world. In fact, TradeWind only builds chillers, and unlike all the others, are proudly built in the USA. Their staff is dedicated to improving aquarium chiller design. They have a strong reputation for designing chillers that are practical and reliable for the aquarium, commercial, and industrial industries. They offer inline chillers from 1/5 hp up to 12 hp and drop-in style chillers from 1/5 hp up to their Super 1/3 hp. The Super 1/3 hp is ideal for applications where a 1/3 hp is too small yet a 1/2 hp is too large. TradeWind's commitment to quality extends beyond the sale, all Tradewind Chillers come standard with a full 2 year warranty.

TradeWind Chillers feature:

Condensing unit made by the Copeland Corporation, the most reliable in the industry.

Molded threaded inlet and outlet on inline models

Rugged, powder-coated steel cover that resists corrosion

Super Flexible drop-in coil, the most flexible in the industry.

Easy to program electronic controller, available in single or dual stage and accurate up to 1 degree.

Well probe for controller sensor prevents freeze-ups and prolongs sensor life.

Insulated refrigerant lines to prevent condensation.

Side inlet and outlet on inline units makes for a clean installation, while also allowing the removal of the cover without disconnecting the plumbing.

Every unit built is water-run tested. 

TradeWind's commitment to quality extends beyond the sale, all Tradewind Chillers come standard with a full 2 year warranty.


 Item #

 Description**

Rec'd Tank Size

 Dimensions

Price
 1/5 HP Inline

 1500BTU
5-14 GPM

 up to 120 gallons
14.5x15.5x11.5

$ 609.99
 1/5 HP Dropin

 1500BTU
5-14 GPM

 up to 120 gallons

 14.5x11.5x10.5

$ 659.99
 1/4 HP Inline

 2500BTU
7-20 GPM

 up to 175 gallons
 14.5x15.5x11.5

 $714.99
 1/4 HP Dropin

 2500BTU
7-20 GPM

 up to 165 gallons

 14.5x11.5x10.5

 $719.99
 1/3 HP Inline

 3500BTU
8-25 GPM

 up to 300 gallons
 14.5x15.5x11.5

 $744.99
 1/3 HP Dropin

 3500BTU
8-25 GPM

 up to 275 gallons

 14.5x11.5x10.5

 $754.99

 Super 1/3HP
Inline

 4200BTU
10-30 GPM

 up to 400 gallons

 16.5x17.5x13.5

 $939.99

 Super 1/3HP
Dropin

 4200BTU
10-30 GPM

 up to 375 gallons

 16.5x16.5x12

$939.99

 1/2 HP Compact Inline*

 4900BTU
10-30 GPM

 up to 425 gallons

 14.5X11.5X10.5

 $1004.99

 1/2 HP Compact Dropin*

 4900BTU
10-30 GPM

 up to 425 gallons

 14.5X11.5X10.5

 $1004.99
*TradeWind Chillers Compact 1/2 hp series, available in both Inline and Drop-In models feature the same small footprint as Super 1/3 hp series, with even more power, to cool tanks up to 450 gallons.

 Super 1/2HP
Inline

  5500BTU
12-35 GPM

 up to 500 gallons

 23x21x15

$1130.99

3/4 HP
Inline

7500 BTU
18-45 GPM

up to 750 gallons

23x21x15

$1439.99

 1HP Inline

12,000 BTU
25-50 GPM

 up to 1000 gallons

24x22x20
230 volts

$1599.99

 1HP Inline

 12,000 BTU
25-50 GPM

 up to 1000 gallons

 24x22x20
115 volts

 $1799.99
 11/2 HP Inline

18,000 BTU
30-60 GPM

up to 1500 gallons

27x27x35
230 volts

$2599.99

 2 HP Inline

24,000 BTU
35-70 GPM

up to 2000 gallons

27x27x39
230 volts

$3419.99

3 HP Inline 

36,000 BTU
40-75 GPM

up to 3000 gallons

33x33x40
230 volts

$4239.99

Notes: Items such as metal halides, VHO or Power Compact lighting, submersible pumps, etc. add a great deal of heat. These items are NOT considered in the manufacturer recommendations for chiller size. Reputable manufacturers recommend decreasing their recommended chiller per gallon volume size by a minimum of 30%, when determining the size needed to chill that amount of water. 

**TradeWind chillers use a BTU rating that maximizes the lifespan of the compressor while ensuring the highest overall efficiency. For this reason they offer the longest warranty in the industry. Some companies may claim higher BTU ratings, which may not always guarantee a shorter "run time", but will cause the compressor to draw more energy and significantly reduce the lifespan of the unit. 

NANO AQUARIUM CHILLERS
We carry two chillers that are ideal for nano reef aquariums, the Current USA1/15 HP and the Pacific Coast GenX Chiller. You might also consider the Current USA 1/10HP Inline Aquarium Chiller above for high heat situations.


1/15 HP Current USA Prime Chiller
 
Highest BTU rating in the industry. Simple installation . Ultra-quiet motor - virtually silent. Integrated dual stage temperature controller w/heater port. 

BTUs: 700
Flow: (gph)100 - 300
Inlet/Outlet: 1/2" & 5/8" TempRange: 60° -80°F
Thermostat: Type Dual (for controlling a heater, heater not included)
Max. Tank Size: 50 gal.
Dims:9.5"L x 12"W x 11.5"
 $299.99


Pacific Coast CL-85
Micro Aquarium
Chiller/Heater

 

10 degree cooling up to 15 gallons
Inlet/Outlet: 1/2" Hose
Flow: 80 gph minimum
Dims: 8.5"L x 10"W x 8"H
 $249.99
Please note: Return of electrical equipment subject to a 25% restocking charge. All warranty issues are handled directly through the manufacturer. All Prices subject to change.

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