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Old 05-06-2011, 07:36 PM   #1
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what watt heater would i need for 55 gal


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I always ran a 250w or 300w on my 55's. Two 150w would be good too.
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what kind of heater .

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I've grown to like the aqueon pro series. They're like $25-30 at petsmart and seem to be very good.
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what watt heater would i need for 55 gal


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Hi Jim,
I have a 250 watt Ebo on my 55 gallon. It heats it to 84...no problems.

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The Aqueon Pro series is a great heater and for long tanks I'd think 2 150w near each end would distribute the heat better. I like to keep my single heater near the output of the filter so the warmed water circulates throughout the tank better.
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