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Old 10-08-2012, 06:18 AM   #1
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Question What brand heaters do you suggest?

I hope I can afford to replace the heaters in my tanks this year - I had so much trouble out of the ones in my two 29g tanks. They never would get the tank temps above 72-ish, even when turned all the way up. The heater I had in the 40B was worthless. The only heaters that work well are the ones that came with the 125g tank I bought from a coworker - I don't know what brand they are. One just looks like a solid stainless steel tube.

I do have an Aqueon Pro that I love and has always heated steady and true, but Petsmart doesn't sell them any more. I think they have some kind of repackaged/replacement just like the Aqueon Pro, but I don't know how well it works.

So what brands do you suggest? Just for convenience sake, I really like those that have dials or scrolling bars that show what the temp is set at. Most of mine now only have a knob that turns, with no indication of what setting you're turning it to (no numbers, etc)

Let me know what you have & why you like it! Thanks!
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