11-29-2010, 04:30 AM
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Originally Posted by fishbut
We are setting up our new aquarium the juwel vision 180 - we had this set up a few years back. I have thouroghly cleaned all of the tank, the gravel ornaments etc and have filled up with water, conditioner etc.. I cleaned the juwel heater gently with only water and now the water is almost boiling! I have turened the temperature right down but the water is still almost too hot to touch.. I have now unplugged the heater but am concerned that maybe its been damaged or something! does any one have any idea on this... (there are no fish in the aquarium! thank god!)
Sounds like a replacement heater is needed. I would think the 200 watt heater that comes with the Jewel 180 would have difficult time heating approx 50 gallons to 100 degrees F but in any case,,I might also check to see that thermometer that is measuring this tank is accurate.