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Old 08-08-2011, 08:07 PM   #1
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Heater size.

What would be the largest heater size you could use in a 30gal with out cooking the fish?
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Old 08-08-2011, 08:13 PM   #2
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I would get one rated for twice the size of the tank. So for a thirty gallon tank I'd get one rated for 55-60 gallons. In my thirty gallon tank, I have two heaters rated for twenty gallons and one for thirty gallons.
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That's what I have in mine now. I think it's two 50 watts? Any way, a 250 just became free for me to use. So I was really wondering if I could use it, to free up a electric outlet. So I don't have to walk across the freaking room to charge my phone haha.
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You could do it and tell us how it goes. I've never done it personally, but 1/2 my tanks don't even have heaters o.O Just keep it warm. Anway, you run some risk, but heaters are supposed to cut on and off...
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