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  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jun 2014

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    Welcome to the AC! - Slaphppy7   T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7   Keep at it, you'll get there! - Slaphppy7   Patience, friend.  You WILL get there - fishmommie   Finally cycled! - mommy1   

    Default Accuracy of Thermometers

    0 Not allowed!
    Up until today I was using one of those Metal looking Hand on the Side of the Tank Thermometer. Mind you, this Temperature Gauge is probably 15 years old. ;-)
    Today I bought your Typical Suction Cup Glass Tube Thermometer. It's made by Aqua Culture.
    The old one reports 4 degrees higher than the new one. I tend to think the new one is the correct reading. But I don't really know, do I?
    When in the store today I saw a new version that is Digital and sticks on the outside of the tank. Are those any good?
    Any info on Thermometers would be helpful. Thanks!
    75 Gallon Freshwater
    (Angel Fish, Gold Severum, Black Neons, Cory Cats, Cherry Barbs)
    29 Gallon Freshwater
    (Gold Severum, Corys)

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    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Saskatchewan, Canada

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    1 Not allowed!
    I have used the marina digital thermometers for years now and find them highly accurate
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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