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Old 11-21-2011, 09:30 PM   #1
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Heater explosion

Had a heater start sparking and blew and it killed my fish I did not have gfci outlets and want to know if this would have stopped it from killing my fish because bow I am looking for a new heater and maybe some new outlets

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what kind of heater was it?


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Oh gosh I'm always worried about something like this happening! I'm sorry about your fish but thank goodness you weren't hurt. I wonder was it an older heater?
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