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post #11 of 12 Old 04-24-2009, 07:33 AM
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This is why I browse these forums. I forgot to add fans to my 58 gallon reef. Great advice above Kells... I agree 100% with using multiple heaters. I run 2 small heaters in my 58 for this exact reason.
You forgot to add fans! My whole oppinion of you just changed man! the deception ! JK JK, glad i could help you!

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post #12 of 12 Old 05-28-2009, 01:05 AM
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I suggest using 2 heaters, both of which are capable of performing the task by themselves. If one stops working, then the other will be a life saver.I don't suggest you get one close to that, but get 2 smaller perhaps 2 300watts. Reason is because if one get stuck on, then it won't have enough juice to cook your tank, but if you have a 500watt burning away, it'll get your tank up to a really high degree in no time.
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