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I use a reptile heater lamp. It gives off no light and is easy to control.


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Your best bet is a Pad or belt. and as EZ stated, thermowell, for the temp sensor in the carboy. do not use fishtank heaters, those are meant for water heating only and may malfunction, and usually contain a temp control on it. as looking at your comment too, the heating cord may work too, but it will take longer to get to your desired temp, but will ...


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I use a 1500w space heater with a fan. Aim it at the wall or have a shield for your carboys. I've found if warm air hits the carboy directly it will kinda bake on krausen in that area. To prevent the heater from comming on right after the freezer cycles. Put your prob in a thermo well in the fermentor, or a large glass bottle of water. Set the temp ...


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Warming up your fermenter is easy. Keeping it cool is a lot harder. My best advice during the summer months is to brew something heat-tolerant during summer (NOT a lager) and find a cool place to keep it. You can easily control the temperature with a simple heat wrap and a cheap temperature controller. I like to tape the thermometer to the outside of ...


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I would just put a self-advesive style thermometer on the jug ($4.00). Then keep it in a cool dark place where it will hold 65-72°. With just a 1 gallon volume and a lot of glass surface area heatsinking the wort it will be pretty accurate without having to be in the wort. A brew Pi, or T1000 temp controller works if you have refridgeration for it to ...


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The kind of thing you seem to be in need of is a BrewPi. Basically the Pi, temp sensors, relays for heater/fridge and software to hook it all together in a nice little package. You would likely have to make an extra hole for a temp probe, but rather than using epoxy for the probe try to find a small rubber grommet, you can often find these in home brew ...



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