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Old 10-02-2013, 05:33 PM   #11
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I have 2 200w heaters on my 125 and it seems ok
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Old 10-02-2013, 06:17 PM   #12
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I have 2 200w heaters on my 125 and it seems ok
i had a 200w in my 75gal right next to my powerhead to spread the heated water around better and its a great setup, i put my thermometer on the opposite corner of the tank that i could tell the entire tank temp better IMO
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Old 10-02-2013, 06:36 PM   #13
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i had a 200w in my 75gal right next to my powerhead to spread the heated water around better and its a great setup, i put my thermometer on the opposite corner of the tank that i could tell the entire tank temp better IMO
You think I should put it in the return part of my sump. I just started it all up and only have it in the tank right now. My plan was to put it into the fugue but if it's better in the return then I will do that.
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You think I should put it in the return part of my sump. I just started it all up and only have it in the tank right now. My plan was to put it into the fugue but if it's better in the return then I will do that.
the fuge is a good place for it, so the water can have a chance to warm up a little bit at least before getting returned into the tank.
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Old 10-03-2013, 12:32 AM   #15
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the fuge is a good place for it, so the water can have a chance to warm up a little bit at least before getting returned into the tank.
How long should it take to hear up a 135g. It has been circulating for about 18hrs with a few heaters in the tank. 2-300w and a 200W. The temp is only at 73.deg. Why is this taking so long. ?? Thinking my heater could be bad or something.
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How long should it take to hear up a 135g. It has been circulating for about 18hrs with a few heaters in the tank. 2-300w and a 200W. The temp is only at 73.deg. Why is this taking so long. ?? Thinking my heater could be bad or something.
For a tank that size your gonna need at least 4 really good powerheads minimum and even at that, raising the temp in a tank that size could prove a tad difficult but definitely not impossible just time consuming.
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Take a few gallon jugs and fill them with the hottest water you can (not boiling) then float them in the tank.
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I have 2 300 w heaters in my tank. The primary one is the only one that cycles and keeps the tank warm. If it fails, the other will kick in about 1.5 deg cooler. I will notice the temp drop and replace the primary heater. So 2 300 w heaters should heat the tank. But don't rely on the temp scale on the heater. I find all 3 of mine are out if whack on the setting scale. I had to adjust them each in a bucket of water.
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Oh yeah. It's a 110 gal with about 25 gal in the sump.
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Old 10-03-2013, 08:47 AM   #20
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For a tank that size your gonna need at least 4 really good powerheads minimum and even at that, raising the temp in a tank that size could prove a tad difficult but definitely not impossible just time consuming.
I have 2 1800gph power heads and I have 1 250gph that I use for mixing salt. @huma I will try the hot water trick today. Right now the tank is at 72.3. I have to be doing something wrong.
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