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    Get a heater controller and the frustration with heaters nearly disappear.

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    I am so sorry for your loss. It is one of my fears that a heater will malfunction like that. It's why I has a thermostat attached to my in line heater.



    Quote Originally Posted by Rocksor View Post
    Get a heater controller and the frustration with heaters nearly disappear.
    Is there such a thing as a master thermostat for controlling multiple tanks/heaters set at same temp?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boundava View Post
    I am so sorry for your loss. It is one of my fears that a heater will malfunction like that. It's why I has a thermostat attached to my in line heater.





    Is there such a thing as a master thermostat for controlling multiple tanks/heaters set at same temp?

    It's called a room heater.

    Heater controllers only come with 1 probe.

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    Lol, makes sense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by discusluv View Post
    The heater was stuck on 94 degrees!
    What a nightmare to come home to. I am so sorry for your losses.
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    I am so sorry you came home to that and sorry for your losses :( That's the worst thing to come home to. I'm glad your discus and plecos are ok and hope they make full recovery.
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    What's with these heaters being so temperamental? One would think the most vital piece of equipment for a tropical tank, even more so than a filter, would be designed and manufactured to be reliable. Is it shoddy craftmanship, or what? And to have one that is so complicated to calibrate that you need a PhD to figure it out is, in my opinion, a totally useless piece of junk.

    I'm sure glad I have cold water tanks that don't require heaters. I think having one would drive me crazy, with all the issues that occur with them.
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    A good reliable heater is definitely a no1 priority. I have Fluval and Eheim heaters and find they've been very reliable IME. My Fluval heaters are old and not even produced anymore, so I'll leave them out of a recommendation. And agreed, the Eheims are difficult to caliber, but once they are, they've been spot on reliable, perfect consistent temperature. Definitely worth familiarizing yourself on how to calibrate IMO

    Fyi (I purposely change the temp 2 degrees for certain times of year).

    A little tip, I like to have just what I need. I keep lower wattage heaters so there's less chance they can actually overheat. I mean a 100w heater on a 40g can only heat it so much right?

    I have had the tanks go cold because a prefilter clogged up or something, but colder isn't as bad. Sorry discusluv :(

    But if you're looking for reliable (which is really important to me), my go-to is Eheim. I've had mine for 15 years, some bought second hand and so old they don't have a calibration option!
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    I bought 2 heaters after this mishap - 1 backup for emergencies ( the Aqueon) and 1 digital with temp controller.

    This heater will go on tank:

    https://www.marinedepot.com/JBJ_True...IHTTH-vi.html#

    Hopefully, this will not happen again. :(

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