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Old 06-02-2010, 06:26 PM   #21
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Ive got two 250'a and im pretty sure theyll be fine when i put em in the 250 as im pretty sure the problems they were having were isolated to the 300w ones. Could be other incidents but when i tried to order the 300's i was told they had issues.
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They have stopped shipping all Stealth models not just the 300w. The older Stealths without the led lights are fine it's only the new design. I'm currently running 9 new model Stealths so I'll keep my fingers crossed.
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Old 06-02-2010, 10:36 PM   #23
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I just got a new 100w Stealth about 2 weeks ago to replace my old el-cheapo petsmart heater that I used in my 20g. I haven't had any problems so far, and I hope I don't....
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I have a Visi-therm overheat my tank to 97*, (fish were fine), and they sent me a replacement within 2 weeks, which was nice! I have Stealth's in all my other tanks, and they keep the temp at EXACTLY 78 or 80*. Something the Tetra's (which I started with) don't do.
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Old 06-03-2010, 12:25 AM   #25
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My older Stealths have done a great job, one has a problem being off +/- 4'f from its dial calibration. I would not buy a new one, what with all the problems people are having. Bad ju ju, take a well regarded product and get cheap with it, and they wind up with serious problems.

I also have two 300W Won Bros Proheat IC, mine have run like clockworks for 8-9 years... I must've got lucky there, so many bad reviews on those.

I'm in the market for a new 300W for our turtle's tank, probably going to get a Hydor 300w ETH.
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