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Old 01-05-2011, 03:48 AM   #1
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Is there such a thing as an adjustable heater for a 2.5 gallon? and one more. is there a fish that would be happy in a 2.5 rimless? that wont jump?
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Old 01-05-2011, 04:35 AM   #2
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There are small, adjustable heaters, that will fit a 2.5 gallon aquarium, but will look very out of place due to their large size. I would recommend you get a pre-set heater (usually pre-set to 25.5 C or so).

As for fish, I would say maybe a single Betta, or perhaps a small school of Microrasbora.
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Old 01-05-2011, 04:55 AM   #3
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Old 01-06-2011, 05:33 PM   #4
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Check out ember or ruby tetras. They are small fish that don't swim around that much so they might do OK in a small tank.
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all fish will jump out of the tank if it has no top(bettas and schooling fish especially), and why clog the tank with a heater if you can place one of those terrarium heaters under the tank and conceal it well. set it to the right temp and youll have a nice setup thats free of that annoying heater look.
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Assuming you will have an HOB filter, most small heaters can fit in a small HOB.
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+1 pinboy.
and i'd say single beta *ducks thrown fish bowl*
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be sure to get a lid if going with a betta.
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