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post #11 of 14 Old 01-13-2010, 10:55 AM Thread Starter
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in case you have not noted i am not exactly a patient person....lol....I WANT IT NOW!!!!!!! ahahahahaahaha
but i will wait untill next week and get one this give me a bit more time to clean my sand and consider decoration options and get my filter up and running.... i just dont want to seed the tank with out the heater going.....*deep breath* ok i can wait.... i can wait..... is it next week yet???? LOL

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post #12 of 14 Old 01-13-2010, 02:13 PM
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NAW YOU.....Mr Patient ~ You're the impersonated patience in my eyes .... duck & cover before he beats me up now

You can seed it w/out heater, I done that more then once, as long as the tank is @ room Temp and not some freezing basement.

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post #13 of 14 Old 01-13-2010, 04:07 PM
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Personally I wouldn't submerge anything broken thats connected to an outlet in water.
I agree. If there was enough of a rapid temperature change to cause internal components to crack, there could be fractures in the outer glass you aren't seeing, which could expose the guts of the heater to water and cause an electrical shock. Not worth the risk, if you ask me.

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post #14 of 14 Old 01-14-2010, 02:32 PM Thread Starter
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i agree man i agree.... i am just cheap and dont like to admit defeat .. LOL ok i will get a new one thanx

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