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Old 02-10-2014, 05:31 PM   #1
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Hi, hope I'm in the right section! In your opinion, which saltwater heater would you recommend and why? I have a 65 gallon at 76 degress and I want to raise it to 78.
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Ehiem 250w/300w both good heaters
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Old 02-10-2014, 05:58 PM   #3
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Ehiem 250w/300w both good heaters

Yeah I was looking into them. They are fully submersible, right? And I'm planning to get two 75 watt heaters.
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I have a 75 gallon with a 40 Breeder sump and I run two Eheim 200w heaters. With these they don't have to work as hard and if one craps the bed the other can still heat the tank
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cobalt aquatics neo-therm heaters are a solid choice. whatever you do, i wouldnt recommend marineland heaters. i had 2 stealth heaters (one just randomly quit, the other shocked me) and 2 visa-therms (of which neither would turn on/off reliably. sadly i have 2 visatherms now (free replacements) and i hate them. oh and did i mention that i was using one of my 150w visatherms in my 10g qt tank with my purple tang, woke up the next day to my tang barely alive, water freezing cold.
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cobalt aquatics neo-therm heaters are a solid choice. whatever you do, i wouldnt recommend marineland heaters. i had 2 stealth heaters (one just randomly quit, the other shocked me) and 2 visa-therms (of which neither would turn on/off reliably. sadly i have 2 visatherms now (free replacements) and i hate them. oh and did i mention that i was using one of my 150w visatherms in my 10g qt tank with my purple tang, woke up the next day to my tang barely alive, water freezing cold.

Sorry to hear that good thing ehiem isn't marineland lol
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I have a 75 gallon with a 40 Breeder sump and I run two Eheim 200w heaters. With these they don't have to work as hard and if one craps the bed the other can still heat the tank

K thanks, will definitely look into the 200 watts. But do you thing I will need something that powerful when I'm only trying to raise it two degrees?
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I use aqueon pro's in all my tanks and have yet to have any issues with them, I have maybe 6 of them and they are all a few years old. I like the aqueons cause they arent that expensive and they arent breakable.
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I use aqueon pro's in all my tanks and have yet to have any issues with them, I have maybe 6 of them and they are all a few years old. I like the aqueons cause they arent that expensive and they arent breakable.

Are those fully submersible?
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Ypper. and they are jet black so they blend right into the black background of my tanks. They also have a light that goes red when its heating and a green when it has reached temp. I even use them in my salt mixing cans, I have had great luck with them.

I couldnt justify spending $100 on a heater so I went with these. lol
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