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What is the measurements? Is it really 9 inches long?
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My Betta fish hasn't eaten in almost a week. Why would this be? We remove the food after 5 min. and use stress coat to help the water. Any suggestion
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What is the measurements? Is it really 9 inches long?
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My Betta fish hasn't eaten in almost a week. Why would this be? We remove the food after 5 min. and use stress coat to help the water. Any suggestion
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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 4 years, 2 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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Would this work well for a 1.5 gallon tank?

Getting a betta fish soon and looking for a heater that wont overheat a smaller tank but will keep the water temperature stable..Any advice would be nice!
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You want to get a much smaller heater for a tank as small as a 1.5 gal
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My recommendation would be the Aqueon Mini Heater (SKU: 1554077)
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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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I purchased a 50w today, and it has been running for about 10 hours. There is condensation forming inside of the tube near the top. Is this normal?

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It is not unusual to see a small amount of condensation inside a heater. The tube just contains atmospheric air and if the heater was made on a humid day it will develop some condensation. Basically the coil area is hot and keeps any moisture in that location in an evaporated state. The glass is cooler up above the coils so the moisture will condense on the glass in this location.
If there is a lot of condensation or if the coils are wet or water is pooling at the tip of the heater then that is a problem and you should un-plug and remove the heater, otherwise this is normal.
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Can a 100 watt heater be used for a 55 gallon tank?

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You would not likely be happy with a 100 watt heater on a 55 gallon aquarium. Depending on how warm you keep your home, I'd suggest either a 150 watt or a 200 watt (I would personally use a 200 watt to be safe).
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Wattage

From what i understand of the product, it has a 24 hour time period where it calibrates, now if it is calibrated correctly and set to the appropriate temp. would it cause harm to fish in a tank smaller than its recommended sizes? say a 300 watt on a 55g, a 200 watt on a 40g, or a 150 watt on a 20g? should't it shut off before it would cause harm? now i understand using a 300 watt on a 10g is just asking to kill everything in the tank, but if its only a step down like previously stated what kind of affects could it have? (P.S. I am in-fact asking in relation to my 55 gallon tank and a 300 watt heater, i have not purchased the heater nor implemented or setup my tank, I am simply conducting research at this point)
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Because of the type of thermostat that is used in these heaters it would be perfectly safe to over-power (within reason) your aquarium heater. A 300-watt in a 55g may be necessary in fact if you have a cooler room where you are keeping your aquarium. If taken to extremes (50-watt in 1.5g) you would experience some over-heating, but your example of 300-watt for 55g would be fine.
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