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Old 11-30-2011, 06:40 PM   #1
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heater brand and wattage for 20gH?

I have a cheap 100W heater in my 20gH, which is in a cold room, and the max temperature the heater can pull is 82 degrees.

I now have ich in that tank, which I think was caused by the temperature dipping into the low 70s during the night.
So I need a new heater! Right now. With super fast shipping from Amazon.

Do you have recommendations for a wattage and brand? What do you like to use in your 20g?
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Old 12-03-2011, 07:56 PM   #2
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Hmm, not sure how to edit this post I made.

I bought a 100 watt Aqueon Pro. It turned it up to 88 degrees and it also gets my tank up to 82 degrees and then the light turns green, which means it thinks it's 88 degrees in the tank.

So that's weird.

The thermometer is on the opposite side of the tank from the heater. I'm very surprised that 2 heaters, when turned up all the way, only bring a reading of 82 degrees. If the heat is on very high in the house, I do get a reading of 84-86.

I ordered a 150 watt Aqueon Pro from Amazon just now, because I'm frustrated and I want the ich in my tank to go away!
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