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Old 06-13-2011, 02:31 AM   #1
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Heater for a 130 gallon?

I was wondering what size heater will I need also how many pounds of gravel?
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Usually its 1 pound per gallon so about 130 pounds would raise it up about 2 inches... The heater i would advise 2 150 watt heaters rather then a 300 watt big heater trying to heat the whole tank. That way the temperature is the same all the way around
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Old 06-13-2011, 02:43 AM   #3
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thats what i did for my 125
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Kool thanks I have 2 200 watt heaters so that should do? And holy crap load of gravel batman lol
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yeah it cost me 70 bucks for just the gravel in my tank... and 2 200 watt heaters would be perfecto
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Thanks for your help
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PFS is only about $8 for 50lbs. Just sayin.
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Pfs? That's an awesome price can you get black and red?
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PFS is only about $8 for 50lbs. Just sayin.
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PFS would make a great bottom substrate if you just want gravel to form a top layer so it looks like a gravel substrate. Some river rocks would also accent the bottom, those you can get at most LFS's.
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