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The photo and description say 10w for up to 5gal but the price listing says 50watt for over 5 gal. Which is it?
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The photo and description say 10w for up to 5gal but the price listing says 50watt for over 5 gal. Which is it?
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Aqueon Aqueon Submersible Aquarium Heaters

Ideal fish tank water heater for both freshwater and saltwater aquariumsCompletely submersible heater with 6' power supplyPrecise temperature setting accurate to within +/- 1°FAdjusts to between 68-88°FDurable aquarium water heater with shatter-resistant constructionAutomatic safety shut-off and overheat protectionLifetime warrantyUL listed for safety
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It say "submersable" does that mean the cord can also be in the water?

i got this heater with my 29 gallon aqueon tank
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I have three submersibles and yes, the cord is too. It has to, unless you can't submerse the heater.
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yes. the whole apparatus goes in the water.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
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Yes! On mine even the control for adjusting the heat is under wated.
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YES. And it must be submerged at least to a minimum level, which is marked to prevent overheating. I submerge the entire unit at the bottom of the tank.
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I got my 10 gallon fresh water fish, I bought aqueon 50 watt heater , what is the temperature should be ? in 10 gallon

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For tropical fish, in any size tank, the temperature should be between 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit.
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70-80 degrees
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I brought this heater out of the water while it was still on

Can i use it?
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Thank you for your question thezackloo. As long as there are no cracks in the glass it should not be a problem to continue to use this heater. These heaters are designed with a safety feature to help protect against damage if this occurs.
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is 15 to 40 gallon unit better for 20 gallon aquarium?

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Thank you for your question gooffy. Either the 50 watt (5-20 gallon) or the 100 watt (15-40 gallon) would work in a 20 gallon aquarium. If you live in a colder region (not typically an issue in FL) or you're prone to turning off your home heater while away from the house in the winter you would be better served to use the higher wattage heater (100 watt, 15-40 gallon) to lift the aquarium temperature from a colder ambient room temperature.
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Indicator light on for only 3 seconds at a time

I got a 38 gallon from petco which came with this heater as part of the deal. The filter and everything else works great. We followed the instructions for the heater carefully but the indicator light for the heater only went on for 3 seconds then off. It kept doing it every 10 min (on for 3 seconds then off). Water temperature did not change for over 12 hours now. Is the heater defective or is this normal?
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Thank you for your question JJAL. From your description this sounds normal. This is indicating that your aquarium water temperature is balanced. These heaters are designed to be fairly precise so the heater should not need to heat for longer durations, as long as the room ambient temperature is not very low - otherwise long heating cycles would indicate big drops in temperature. The aquarium heater should maintain a constant temperature through short heating bursts as you describe.
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I didn't follow the startup instructions properly

I lost the instruction manual for this heater which came as part of an aquarium start up kit for a 20 gallon tank. I intuitively placed the thermostat, plugged it in, and set the dial to (+) to warm the tank above room temperature. I checked this forum to find out why the indicator light turns on for 30 sec - 1 min at a time - seemingly randomly. While I found my answer to that question, I learned that I was supposed to let the thermostat run at factory setting for 24 hours, which I did not do. It seems to be working alright, so my questions are - what is the purpose of this procedure? and have I done harm to my heater?
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The procedure allows the internal temp of the heater to arrive at the temp of the water it is sitting in. Sometimes not waiting can throw the calibration of but not always. If it seems to be working fine then there is no harm done to the heater.
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