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OfflineCaptainCrunch
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25 wat fish tank heater?
    #4031206 - 04/08/05 04:53 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

So i went back to pet smart returned my other fish tank heater and all i could get was a 25 wat fully submerged fish tank heater and a top fin thermotere.. is this sufficent enough to heat my incubator to 80 degrees?


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: CaptainCrunch]
    #4031212 - 04/08/05 04:54 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

from your other thread :

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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: Roadkill]
    #4031798 - 04/08/05 07:00 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

so a 200 wat heater.. right now i cant do that my question is will a 25 heat the water enough or no


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: CaptainCrunch]
    #4031807 - 04/08/05 07:02 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

i also herd a guys say its fine an another say 50 wat but i need more opinions


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: CaptainCrunch]
    #4031864 - 04/08/05 07:25 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

No faith in my tweaked TiT?

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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: LengthyFellow]
    #4031869 - 04/08/05 07:27 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

Depending on your ambient temps 25 could be ok. For instance in the summer where i live it is not uncommon for it to be around 80 degrees indoors, so 25 watts would do just fine. At the other extreme, if you live in the arctic 25 watts might not do it. See where im going with this?


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: LengthyFellow]
    #4032213 - 04/08/05 09:13 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

i live in the dallas Texas area


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: CaptainCrunch]
    #4032220 - 04/08/05 09:15 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

and i was going to do that but the heater it self was malfunctioning


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: CaptainCrunch]
    #4032224 - 04/08/05 09:16 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

What is the ambient temperature in the room where u keep ur incubator (and how much does it vary? at night?)


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: LengthyFellow]
    #4032462 - 04/08/05 10:47 PM (12 years, 24 days ago)

69 degrees.. by the way i inspected the heater in the god damn thing has a very very small peice of glass broken off a very tiny amount got in.. im about tired of screwing around with this damn incubator.. so i put electrical tape on the whole two times no waters getting in and its on the tip of the heater where it wont melt.. shit just keeps getting worse.. and how long dose it usually take to heat the water?


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: CaptainCrunch]
    #4033074 - 04/09/05 02:57 AM (12 years, 24 days ago)

Quote:

CaptainCrunch said:
So i went back to pet smart returned my other fish tank heater and all i could get was a 25 wat fully submerged fish tank heater and a top fin thermotere.. is this sufficent enough to heat my incubator to 80 degrees?



Absolute Garbage! IMO :wink:


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: hyphae]
    #4033110 - 04/09/05 03:23 AM (12 years, 24 days ago)

well I used a silcon gel on the broken part of the heater its heatinf fine temp actually needed to be colder.. got it to heat to 87.. found a leak in my incubator picked it up to fix the leak spilled water all over my floor, lol... Cocked the fucker with som water proof sealent and it will be in full function tommaro.. just glad i tested it before makeing the jars.. better sooner than later.. thanks,,


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Re: 25 wat fish tank heater? [Re: CaptainCrunch]
    #4033868 - 04/09/05 12:02 PM (12 years, 23 days ago)

25 watt is pretty small but if it's doing the job then thats what counts. Great to hear the setups working as planned :wink:


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