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01-06-2013 12:53 PM
sapphoqueen my unbreakable no glass heater for 2 year or so makes sound like cracking but never seems to make it :P for a while i was worried but now who knows.... it works well and precise so it's good or such .....
01-06-2013 05:52 AM
li_gangyi Sounds like it's the thermostat cycling to me. Did it use to do this or is this sound something new?
01-05-2013 09:35 PM
wendyjo I'd get a new one because in my experience that is not normal.
01-04-2013 08:54 PM
Bluek24a4 My heater makes the relay click noise whenever it turns on or off.
01-04-2013 08:42 PM
Public Alias My heater did that a lot when I first got it a year ago. It would tick constantly. I was initially very worried, but I just ignored it, and now it doesn't do it anymore, maybe it just had to be "broken in"
01-04-2013 02:26 AM
shinycard255 My other heaters make the clicking sound when turning on or off, but this heater makes the clicking sound throughout the whole time the heater is on with a few seconds in between each click. I can hear it across the room when I'm on my computer
01-04-2013 02:15 AM
HD Blazingwolf my heater makes an audible click when turning on or off on my ten gallon. i can't even remember the brand but its loud enough to be heard 12 feet away and almost asleep
01-03-2013 10:58 PM
mistergreen Some will make a small click sound but not a loud popping noise.

The small click noise is probably the electrical relay turning on.
01-03-2013 10:55 PM
Al Czervik Better safe than sorry as far as heaters are concerned. A heater for a 5 gal tank cant be much.
01-03-2013 10:45 PM
Heater makes popping sound

Whenever the heater in my 5.5G tank turns on, it seems to make this popping or ticking sound. Should I be in search of a new heater here shortly?

It's a PetCo brand heater if anyone cares to know. Not sure how long I've had it, but at least a year, if not longer

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