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    Default reccomend a heater brand quickly!


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    well i was just reading a thread that was talking about the stealth pro heaters exploding and was thinking "glad mines not done that". about 2 min ago i go upstairs to get some food and i look into my 10gal tank and what do i see...the heater looks like it was hit with a hammer and i have a tank full of casualties with the only survivor being tony, my mustard gas betta.

    going to be leaving in about an hour or so to get a new heater and need some quick and good reccomendations and ones your personally had sucess with

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    The Stealth Pro :P My temp is right on the money... And it hasnt exploded yet, (I know, only two days of having it LMAO!) But seriously, a lifetime waranty is great in our hobby!!

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    a lifetime warranty is great, but im not going to get another one. this one was my third due to an overheating issues, and im not too partial to worrying about the temp everyday im at work. i have a standard stealth that is working perfectly for about 2 years now.

    im definitely going to get a standard is any of my LFS's have it, but i havent seen any but the pro for sale in quite a while

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    OMG! It was a Pro that blew up??? OMG, Im wondering if I should return mine now!!!

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    yea it was a pro, right around three months old

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    Oh my gosh! How scary!!!! I had a stealth but took it out of the tank because my water was never where it was supposed to be...and I mean off by like 10 degrees...I have a regular submersible marineland heater now.

    Sorry to hear about your poor fish
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    Love my Jager heaters. I highly recommend them.
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    the viaaqua titanium heaters were recommended to me. I've only been using them for a couple weeks so I can't make any statements about long-term reliability, but I know that they won't blow up because they're metal, not glass.
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    well i was lucky enough to find the older style stealth heaters (not pro) so i grabbed one. im going to definitely look into the other brands recommended and get one of those. thanks to all who replied!

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    The Jagers as mentioned are also good heaters. I would not recommend the Pro's to anyone but also wouldn't recommend anything I'd only used for 2 days! (Bad Cassie)

    I believe it's far more than a lot problem with those heaters since problems have been consistant for 2 years at least. My next heater will be a submersible Aqueon simply because I've never tried one and want to give it a test.

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