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Old 08-23-2004, 03:05 PM   #1
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Tank heaters

i was just wondeing the wattage of tank heater, and filter i should get for:

5gallons

10gallons

15gallons
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Old 08-23-2004, 03:14 PM   #2
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Something like 50 or 100 Watts should probably work. What is the difference between the room temp and the temp you want to keep the tank?
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68-74 is room temp here in summer, prolly low 60's in winter, (room is in basement) i need to bring it up to 80's
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Old 08-24-2004, 03:19 AM   #4
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I heard a rule of thumb for heaters. 3 to 4 watts per gallon.
The room will be colder than the average house so maybe a bit more.

A 50 watt for both the 5 and 10
A 75 watt for the 15
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