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Tetra TetraFauna Aquatic Reptile Heater

Thermostat preset at 78°FRugged construction8-Foot power cordPerfect for frogs, newts & aquatic turtles
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Temperature low?

After 24 hours, the 100 watter Tetrafauna Aquatic Reptile Heater has only raised the water temperature to 75 degrees F. The package says the thermostat is pre-set to 78 degrees.

Do I have a defective heater?
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
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If your water capacity is within the range for a 100 watt heater (up to 30 gallons), then, yes, you have a defective heater.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
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All depends on what you are using to determine the true water temp. To be within 3 degrees is pretty good for most Petco type merchandise.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
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from what i know about shopping for a heater is that the actual air temp and how much water you are trying to heat up will make that temp vary. the preset to 78 would ensure that it does not go above that temp but it would have to be optimal conditions to stay at 78 consistently. hope my two cents helps.
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Is this heater designed to stay on 24 hours a day?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
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I do not know if it is designed to stay on 24 hours but I leave mine on 24/7 and have for a year. It is still going strong.
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Yep, I leave it on all the time, unless I'm doing a big clean up of my entire tank. When I'm cleaning my tank is the only time I disconnect (turn off) my heater.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
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is this heater for water or air?

is it good for turtles?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
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It's for water. Submersible is for water. It gets messed up it's powered on (connected to an outlet) without being in water.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
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What is the best way to heat and keep a turtles water warm?

my tetrafauna works out of the water and then when you put it in the water it stops working...
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
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