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Old 04-01-2013, 11:15 PM   #1
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LED (for a newbie) and heater question

Hi, everyone.

Apologies if these are silly, but I am a total newbie to modern aquariums, so be kind.

I want to get an LED strip for my still-to-be-set-up tank, and I found a really cool one: Aqueon Flexible LED Bubble Wand. Problem is, I am not sure how to plug it in - or, rather, what to plug in into. Am I right in assuming that it's not something you just plug into a regular power strip? There is something about transformers or something?..

Another question: My upcoming tank is a Fluval Edge 12 gal. Which heater do you think works best with those, both power-wise and aesthetics-wise? I found one that seems to be specifically made for it on Amazon, but it doesn't have the best of reviews, and supposedly only keeps the temp at 7 degrees above ambient - which can be a problem for me since I prefer to keep my room temp relatively low, like 65 degrees max.

Thanks for any advice!


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The Aqueon Flexible LED Bubble Wand will come with a transformer to power the LEDs. You will need a air pump for the bubbles.

As for the heater don't go cheap! Make sure it's adjustable and go with a name brand. I had a non-adjustable stay on cooking my nano tank.

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Old 04-08-2013, 09:09 PM   #3
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What are you stocking the tank with?
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