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mcrslipknota7x 07-03-2008 12:52 AM

What is good inexpensive heater for a 10 gallon tank?
 
What is a good inexpensive heater for a a 10 gallon tank??

Fat_Fender_40 07-03-2008 01:19 AM

For my 10 gal quarantine tank, I use one of small heaters from Wal-Mart that automatically have a temp set. Nothing special, but works if you don't have to have a higher temp than what it is set at.

Flashygrrl 07-03-2008 05:12 AM

I'm looking into either buying a 50w Hydor or Aqueon. Both work really good, don't cost much (if you need other supplies you might as well get everything online at bigalsonline.com), and the Aqueon has a limited lifetime guarantee and is apparently shatterproof although I have yet to bang mine against something so I couldn't tell ya :) Both have indicator lights, and once you fiddle with them enough to get the right temp they keep it very well.

okiemavis 07-03-2008 06:54 AM

I'd buy whichever one is on sale. It's usually worth paying a tad extra for one with adjustable heat, indicator light and is fully submersible.

Check this one out:
http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...78&pcatid=3878

mcrslipknota7x 07-03-2008 11:39 AM

Thank you for the information. I think I may get the one from foster and smith, it looks like a good one!

Tyyrlym 07-03-2008 12:16 PM

You can get a visi-therm stealth 50W for about $15. No indicator light but it holds the temp rock steady and is adjustable.


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