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Old 10-09-2004, 11:24 PM   #1
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Visi-therm heater

I just purchased on for my small tank. Looks like a nice heater. Anyone use it? Impressions?
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Old 10-09-2004, 11:36 PM   #2
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Very reliable heater. I have a few from the 80's that still work fine.
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Old 10-09-2004, 11:39 PM   #3
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I have a 25 watt Visi-Therm Deluxe in each of my 5 gallon tanks (FW, not SW), but they are very reliable, and hold the temperature right where you set them.
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Old 10-09-2004, 11:54 PM   #4
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Mine worked like a champ--help the temp right where it was supposed to--until it stuck on about 4 months after I got it. :-( Fortunately, I caught it right away. I guess there's a bad apple in every bushel.
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Glad to hear. I didn't want to put a glass heater in the mantis tank for obvious reasons. Heard many horror stories about bad heater, just wanted to check.
Thanks all!!
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quarryshark, does your heater have an orange light that lights up when the heater turns on? I have read that mantis shrimp don't like this light, so you should cover or block the light somehow, so they aren't temped to strike out at the light.
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Great point, I'm not sure. Will check tonight.
Kudos for pointing that out!!
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If you ever want a really good heater, then chk out the visaaqua. I'ts a very good heater. I have one pictured here and I love it.
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Thanks Tim. hey, when are you gonna stop by?
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Old 10-10-2004, 05:33 PM   #10
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oh ya. Sorry dude I truley forgot all about ya. been busy too. You say you are in the puritis plaza next to mcdonalds?
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