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Thread: Accuracy of Thermometers
06-05-2014, 12:56 AM #1
Accuracy of Thermometers
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!20 Gallon Freshwater
(Black Neons, Neons, Cory Cats, Cherry Barbs)
(2 Small Angel Fish)
06-05-2014, 12:59 AM #2
I have used the marina digital thermometers for years now and find them highly accurateIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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