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Old 08-11-2004, 05:46 PM   #1
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heater questions

just wondering what kind would be good enough for my 40 gallon tank?
what is the average water temp.?

how many watts do i need?

any info will be greatly appreciated!!=]
thanks
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Old 08-11-2004, 06:03 PM   #2
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i use a 150 watt submerisble marineland heater for my 30 gal and it keeps the temp. very consistent
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Get one of the larger ones and it will be prefect. Avg water temp is 79-82 with most people....this is the best range.
The wattage is on the box most of the time with the size of the heater
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Old 08-11-2004, 06:30 PM   #4
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ok..
thanks!


any other brands that are recommended?
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