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Thread: Heater query

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    Just a Matter of interest how long does it take for a tank 36x15x18 to drop 3 degrees,

    my temp has gone down to 26c my heater has not gone on yet its set for about 25c, i feel my last heater was playing up as well,

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    That would be a very complicated question to answer precisely, but assuming your house isn't frigid I'd say it would take a tank that size at least a few hours to drop 3 degrees. Even more so if the tank lights are on. If your house is, say, 23c and the lights are on, the tank may never drop below where it is now.
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