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Old 01-28-2014, 05:55 PM   #1
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Advice needed very quickly!

I've had a heater in my water bringing it up to temperature before I do a water change! And just brought it out and realised that the heater has a hole/crack in it will this of contaminated my water so unable to put it in my tank? Or should it be safe?
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Old 01-28-2014, 06:10 PM   #2
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i personally would pitch it. those heaters have numerous heavy metals inside them and nobody could truly know whats in that water.
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Old 01-28-2014, 06:11 PM   #3
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Bad thing is I've already taken 25% or my water out of my tank and won't be able to get anymore til Thursday 😭
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Old 01-28-2014, 06:28 PM   #4
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is your heater in your display tank? if it is, your tank will be fine till thursday. if the heater is in a sump/refugium, simply move it into the DT for a few days. if i knew i had a cracked heater in my incoming water, i would never risk it. especially if you have fish and corals in there.
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Old 01-28-2014, 06:32 PM   #5
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It was in a bucket of saltwater from the LFS because it was about 6 instead of 26
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Old 01-28-2014, 06:43 PM   #6
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wait you removed the heater from your DT to heat the new water?
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Old 01-28-2014, 06:59 PM   #7
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No I bought a new one to heat the water!!
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Old 01-28-2014, 09:48 PM   #8
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Just say no to electrocution. My first heater broke in two weeks so I bought an Aqueon pro which isn't glass, it's plastic so I don't worry... Getting shocked sucks.
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I want to switch over to Cobalt Aquatics neo-therms myself
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