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Old 09-20-2006, 11:21 AM   #11
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I have them both set to 78 right now. They both have an internal thermometer, and seem to be working great. Sometimes they both are on but most of the time only one is running and will cut off. They have a heater temp digital display that shows what the heater is putting out. My temp has stayed a stable at 78.1-78.4. The only problem with these are there are no instructions. So far, I am happy.
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Old 09-20-2006, 12:13 PM   #12
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I have a few and have been happy with them...however, I have had one that failed to auto shut-off (as they are supposed to) when the water dropped below the heater.
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I have both of mine on one power strip. Actually I went with these:
http://www.premiumaquatics.com/Merch...ode=Finnexheat
Sorry, I didn't realize I changed my mind from the original post...ooops.
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Old 09-23-2006, 11:36 PM   #14
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This is probably too late, but for submersibles, I've heard Won brothers Pro 2 is the best. The Hydor I can personally say is the best of all. I've got an ETH 201 that keeps the temp to within .4 degrees. Heats water evenly,acccurately.
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Old 09-28-2006, 04:39 AM   #15
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I also would highly recommend the Hydor ETH heater for anyone getting a canister filter. I have one hooked up to my Filstar xP1 and it is great. The temperature is stable and the tank is unobstructed. As far as submersibles go, I have Tronics in all of my tanks. I like them because of the optional heater guards that protect the heaters and fish. If I were to buy a new submersible heater now it would probably be the Visi-Therm Stealth. I've seen those get the most positive reviews of any heater out there.
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