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Old 08-10-2008, 09:08 AM   #11
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i had to have 600 watts total in my 40 gal to keep the temp at 78 last winter.
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I'd get 2 150's, or a 200 and a 100
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You didn't say what kind of filter you are going to be using. If you are getting a canister filter then I would recommend you look at getting a 300W inline external tank heater. That way the heater won't obstruct your view.
I am going to be using a canister filter.

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i had to have 600 watts total in my 40 gal to keep the temp at 78 last winter.
Yes but you're in Maryland and I'm in Texas. I don't think I'll need that much.

As per the advice I got here and the chart that was linked as well as a couple others I gathered that I would need 150W-200W total for my tank. So I was looking at 2 100W's: one at each end.
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