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post #1 of 4 Old 04-15-2008, 04:20 PM Thread Starter
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Is 200 watt

Is 200 watt to much for a 29g
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post #2 of 4 Old 04-15-2008, 04:46 PM
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Generally you want 5 watts per gallon, so it's a bit over, but if the thermostat is working properly, you should be fine. I've got a 75 watt in one of my 10 gallons with no problem. Just make sure to monitor the water temperature closely at first.
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Is 200 watt to much for a 29g
You need to make sure your filter circulates all over your tank, to keep the heat even throughout it. A 200 watt is fine for a 29, but to prevent hot spots, good circulation is important.

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i have a 100 watt heater in there now but it is not getting to even 70 so that is why i was going to put the other 100watt heater in there as well is that fine
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