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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-28-2012, 04:21 AM Thread Starter
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Temperature controller questions

I'm looking at getting a temperature controller for the heater in my tank. Was looking on ebay and found this Item number: 170964322198

I've seen a few people on here use these, and I'm wondering how much wiring is involved? Does it come with anything ready, will it plug into the wall or do I have to wire that too?

Any help appreciated.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-28-2012, 02:12 PM
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Why not just get a Finnex temperature controller? You just plug your heater in and plug it into the outlet. Probe goes into the tank.
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I use the Finnex Digital controls and they Rock!

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Why not just get a Finnex temperature controller? You just plug your heater in and plug it into the outlet. Probe goes into the tank.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-28-2012, 06:51 PM
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Yeah I'd definitely agree with the others, get yourself a nice quality controller like the finnex! Temperature isn't one of those things I'd want controlled by a cheap product, since there's a fairly narrow window for your temperature to be in before problems can happen.

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