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Old 10-16-2011, 11:55 AM   #1
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Submersible heater placement

Does the angle if a submersible heater matter? What is best, vertical, horizontal or diagonal ? It's in a 55g and is 200W. and is it best to be by the power filter?

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I prefer to place my heaters horizontal about 2" above the substrate farily close to the filter intake. I don't know that there is a 'best' angle for them, but that's the way I prefer to have it... and it helps hide it, especially with plants or driftwood in front of it.

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