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Old 02-27-2011, 08:40 PM   #1
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Question Heater question..

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In my 20 gallon tank I have a submursible 100watt (or volt, not sure) heater, I have it set at 30, Im trying to have it higher to get rid of cloudy eye, anyways, my thermometer, does not say 30 its at 26. I have tried another as well and its showed the same thing. My house is cool, its minus 10-minus 30 outside at night right now, I turn the heat down at night, so this MAY be the problem... shoudl I then turn my heater up to 32 and see what it does??

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Old 02-27-2011, 09:24 PM   #2
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The thermostat on a heater is not always correct, use a thermometer that actually goes in the water (not one of them rubbish sticker strips) and go by that. Just be sure to check it a different intervals in the day because it will vary depending on the heat of the room in which you keep your tank
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Yep... I never depend on the thermostat on the heater.. always go by a good thermometer on the tank... one on each side is best though IMO
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