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|09-29-2012 09:24 PM|
I wonder if the Zoomed 501 has 1/2 tubing - if so I think a could of disconnects are a good idea. Those have proven handy in my big tank - there always seems to be a splash of water without them
|09-25-2012 02:43 AM|
I wasn't being facetious in the least and offered several examples. There's not really a reason to be unappreciative or sarcastic unless you're waiting for someone else to search through all the heaters on the market and make a specific list for you...?
There are several controllable heaters on the market that fit in AC20s, AC30s.
Best of luck to you.
Originally Posted by Dave-H View Post
|09-25-2012 02:39 AM|
Thanks for that.
I actually have already heard of Google but I still haven't been able to find a heater with a thermostat that will fit into an HOB filter sized for the Ebi. Amazingly, I was able to use the interweb and had already found all of those retailers and brand names that you illuminated.
|09-25-2012 02:27 AM|
Google is your friend in this instance.
As are all of the typical aquarium retailers that sell small heaters. I.E.,: Ken's Fish, Big Al's, Drs. Foster & Smith, That Fish Place, Amazon, PetSmart, PetCo, Aquarium Guys, Marine Depot, et al. There's everything from Cobalt to Hydor to Fluval to Eheim.
|09-25-2012 01:59 AM|
Thanks, but that is not very helpful
I am actively looking for a good way to heat this little tank, and haven't seen a heater that will fit into a small HOB filter (at least one that has a themostat).
|09-25-2012 01:55 AM|
There are all kinds of small heaters on the market. Even at PetSmart.
Best to check all the typical aquatics retailers online to find the best deal.
|09-25-2012 01:41 AM|
|Dave-H||That would be excellent. But what heater could possibly fit into one of those???|
|09-25-2012 01:40 AM|
|somewhatshocked||If you run an AquaClear, you can put a small heater inside it.|
|09-25-2012 12:32 AM|
Where would the heat mat go, though? Under the gravel?
I would love to find a heat that could wrap around the filter, or even the hoses! I wonder if that would work. Actually, if you took the downward/intake hose from the tank and extended it a couple of feet, you could probably figure out some way to coil it so that it's in the heated area for a while without weakening the flow!
|09-25-2012 12:11 AM|
well it was refenced by other person so not all heat pads are the same, yours just made it seem like any heat pad could only acheive 5°+ ambient room temp so i was just clarifying that they can do better. if its referenced by other person and u say heat pads will only go up 5° it kinda leads to info that isnt true thats all i was pointing out.
a good company that makes heat mats is hydrofarm btw if anyone is looking come in sizes and diff wattages if someone wanted to keep everything out of the tank.
|09-24-2012 10:11 PM|
Please read above. The Hydor Mini Heater referenced merely increases water temperature a few degrees above room temperature (there's even a link for you to click).
Originally Posted by HypnoticAquatic View Post
|09-24-2012 08:51 PM|
Originally Posted by somewhatshocked View Post
|09-24-2012 07:03 PM|
|09-24-2012 04:55 PM|
|jjjjssss||I cut a 1x2 inch notch out of the back corner, it works really well. I added a couple of 1/2 in. quick disconnects. so it only takes a few min. to service the filter. It's small and i have it sitting on a desk behind the tank. It keeps the water really clear and you can control the flow into the tank. No tornado in the tank.|
|09-24-2012 02:23 PM|
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