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  1. Cool Heater for small tank


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    I'm getting a fluval spec v tomorrow and have been looking into small heaters ,leaning towards a aqueous 10w! Any comments or suggestions? Freshwater , planted , maybe some neon tetras something small and hardy

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    thanks i will check those out!

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    I guess the best thing will be to set everything up, and see how the room temp is in the house first. then need to figure out what watt for 5.6 gallons etc. placement can change how much heater i might need etc.

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    That is true...it is fully temp. adjustable, and fully submersible...you'll need to get you a thermometer to test the water temp
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    I use an Aqueon 50 watt in my Fluval Spec V. It fits in the same compartment with the pump.

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    I guess the best thing will be to set everything up, and see how the room temp is in the house first. then need to figure out what watt for 5.6 gallons etc. placement can change how much heater i might need etc.
    Honestly, neon tetras aren't appropriate for such a small tank - they need a group of at least 6 and need length for swimming space - they aren't hardy tetras either. That size tank will house a betta and some smaller shrimp.

    Whatever heater you decide to get, it's best to look for one that is adjustable.
    46 gal fw tank with black skirt tetras, neon tetras, spotted corys, cherry barbs, otoclinus, snails & 4 amano shrimp - plastic & live plants
    5 gal QT
    Remember: Our job is to take care of the water our fish live in

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