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Old 12-13-2010, 01:23 PM   #1
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dummie question about a heater

okay, I am moving my 125g tank ( putting in new floors ). I will be putting my three fish in a rubbermaid tub with liverock and a powerhead for about 3 or 4 days. I have a heater for the 125g. I can use it in the 20g tub right? For some reason I was thinking I was gonna have to buy a heater for a 20g. The big heater won't over heat the water. It regulates itself right? Oh and while I am at it what is the best way to clean sedament off the heater

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the one have will be fine, just monitor your temp for a while
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Old 12-13-2010, 01:56 PM   #3
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yeah just watch it, and i guess a good scrubbin would be okay, idk what kind of sediment you mean though
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I'd soak the heater in some vinegar so loosen up any gunk that has hardened on. Just rinse it well before returning it to the tank (or tub).
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