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Old 12-02-2011, 02:08 PM   #1
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how to buy a heater?

Do I buy a heater rated double the capacity of my tank? Similar to what you would do with a filter.
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Too small of a heater won't keep the tank warm enough. Too large of a heater isn't a problem unless the heater runs away. A bigger heater will reduce the time you have to catch the malfunction and save your tank. For heaters I generally just go with the manufacturer's recommendation.
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