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Old 12-06-2013, 12:35 PM   #1
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Heater problem?

I just got the aqueon 29gallon deluxe kit. On the heater that came with it(all glass AGA100) the light comes on for a few seconds and then turns off for a few seconds. The only time it stays on longer is when I have it turned all the way up. Is this normal? I left it running in the middle position like the instructions said(which is supposed to be 75-79f) but it barely got to 70. I adjusted it up and let it sit. The highest Ive been able to get it is 72f(about half way between middle setting and max). Did I get a defective heater? any recommendations for a replacement?
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:53 PM   #2
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Sounds like a faulty thermostat. Take it back to the shop and get it exchanged.
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Old 12-07-2013, 11:23 AM   #3
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Sounds like a faulty thermostat. Take it back to the shop and get it exchanged.
I second that
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Old 12-07-2013, 08:34 PM   #4
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Did you leave it in the tank unplugged for a while before plugging it in.? They need to adjust to the water temp, before plugging them in.
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I did wait before plugging it in. I returned it and they gave me marina 100w. It works good. Has a little trouble getting the temp up. I think that's because of the cold weather we are starting to get. I'm thinking about getting a 200w for the winter
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Old 12-12-2013, 12:39 PM   #6
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I bought an aqueon pro 200w and it works perfectly.
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