Thread: great confusing deal
05-13-2013, 06:41 AM #1
great confusing deal
i just got 2 heaters. and aquaclear 30 filter. and 10-15 lbs of gravel for 25 bucks!
the problem is the i don't know what type of heaters they are.
these are intended to be used for a 10 gallon. (heaters don't say that but i want to use them for a 10)
they are adjustable heaters.
they are both about 8 inches in length.
one says hagen radiant heater. the other just says aquarium heater.
when i searched hagen radiant heater one came up that was 8 inches long.
but it said elite and mine doesn't say that, it said it was 75 watts though.
also the elite one wasn't adjustable.
is there anyway i can find out how many watts the heaters are.
05-13-2013, 01:26 PM #2
Post pictures of them and I'm sure someone will recognize them.
Liters to Gallons conversion calculator
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05-13-2013, 01:34 PM #3
05-13-2013, 03:57 PM #4
You can still read the labels but they don't give you much information.
I wil post a picture after school.
05-13-2013, 04:01 PM #5
05-13-2013, 04:20 PM #6
05-13-2013, 04:25 PM #7
and i forgot to sat i think they are both 75 watts (random guess).
i know a 10 gallon needs a 50 watt to work best but if i put 1 these in the 10 and adjust it to a lower temperture will i be fine. even if they are 100 watts?
05-13-2013, 11:11 PM #8
can i use them in a 10?
05-13-2013, 11:14 PM #9
as long as it fits size wise and is installed correctly, you could have any size heater in there over 50watts.
05-13-2013, 11:17 PM #10