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Old 01-07-2014, 05:08 AM   #1
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What heater would you recommend

Hello

I have a new 30 gallon tank with a heater that came with it when I bought off someone on Craigslist.

Lately I have noticed changes in the water temp through my thermo so I think it's time to replace the heater.

I just don't know which heater would be best for a 30 gallon tank.

If you guys could give me some of your opinions that'd be awesome.

Thank you.
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Old 01-07-2014, 08:04 AM   #2
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I'd say a 50 watt or maybe a 100watt
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Old 01-07-2014, 08:17 AM   #3
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I have a aqueon 150 in my 29, it may be overkill but my old apt is very drafty, it fluctuates .5 +/- depending on how cold it is outside, I have a 100 in my 20, same variance. Also keep in mind the ability to crank up the heater to fight ich..
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Here is a link to the size chart which varies depending on the increase in degrees of the ambient air in your room.

Aquarium Heater Size Guide

I have a 150 Watt Marineland submersible in my 29 gallon and like it.
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