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Heater Suggestions for 90 gallon tank?

What do you all suggest for 90 gallon in regards to heater?

I was thinking about getting a finnex 300W with Digital Controller?

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IMO - for that size of tank you can't beat an Eheim Jaeger 300w for pretty much fool-proof reliability.
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What do you all suggest for 90 gallon in regards to heater?

I was thinking about getting a finnex 300W with Digital Controller?

Thanks
Hello marc...

Tanks this large just need a couple of heaters placed at opposite ends of the tank for equal heating. 3 watts of heat for every gallon of tank volume is sufficient. If you got a couple of 150 watt heaters, the two would give you a bit extra.

Hydor (Theo) heaters are good and a 150 watt will cost about 20-25 dollars a piece, plus a little shipping.

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Id go for the 2 heater setup unless you are looking for inline, which i prefer....

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Two 150W Jagers recommended. Bit of a faff to set but once done, solid.
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