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  1. Default Small tank heater question

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    Hi All

    I have a 4.5 gal. Tank and want to get a good adjustable heater.

    I would also like the heater to be protected from my idiocy, in that I may....forget to unplug before draining the tank for a water change.

    I gound an Eheim heater that is almost perfect, but it is too long. The 50w is around 10" long!

    Anyone got not her option, say n the 7" long range?

    Thanks for all your help.
    I think I want a bigger tank!!

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    a 25w under gravel heater might work for you
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
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    Short adjustable heaters are scarce. Hagen has a few small ones that are preset.

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    I have a small fixed output heater now, but it isn't working well since I forgot to unplug it while changing the water a while back.

    Has anyone used a Hydor heater? They have a short adjustable temp one.

    I think I want a bigger tank!!

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    I have two 50W heaters. Both are compact and adjustable. One is made by a company called Superfish. The other is made by Sera (and has a good cage guard that comes with it).
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

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    Thanks Firefly

    I haven't seen those brands in my local fish shops, but will keep my eye out!

    I think I want a bigger tank!!

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