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Offlinebc30629
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Water temp feeling
    #4055367 - 04/14/05 05:37 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I have a 300w aquarium heater. It has a themo-dial on the side. I was just wondering. How warm does 80 degree water feel to the touch? I have yet to recieve my thermometer from ebay and was wondering cuz my jars need some warmth.


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Re: Water temp feeling [Re: bc30629]
    #4055391 - 04/14/05 05:41 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

my water is currently @ 83 degrees and feels warm to the touch (obviously warmer than ambient room temp of ~50-60 degrees) but isn't anywhere close to burning. "pleasantly warm" is how i would describe it, though i doubt that helps


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Re: Water temp feeling [Re: deathbychimney]
    #4055409 - 04/14/05 05:45 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Your finger is a very poor judge of temperature , deffinatly worth it to get a thermo IMO.


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Re: Water temp feeling [Re: MaJikFungus]
    #4055567 - 04/14/05 06:11 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

thats a hard ? to answer get a thermo.there cheap and everywhere you need to be pretty accurite in this hobby.


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Re: Water temp feeling [Re: sludge]
    #4055584 - 04/14/05 06:13 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

warm to cold depending on your room temps. you should have learned heat transfer in high school.


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Re: Water temp feeling [Re: Abermelin]
    #4055601 - 04/14/05 06:17 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Your better off incubating at room temps until your thermo comes in.


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Re: Water temp feeling [Re: bc30629]
    #4055744 - 04/14/05 06:55 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

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I have a 300w aquarium heater. It has a themo-dial on the side. I was just wondering. How warm does 80 degree water feel to the touch? I have yet to recieve my thermometer from ebay and was wondering cuz my jars need some warmth.





Use the sensitive skin below your wrists to feel your jars. They should NOT be warmer than you. Remember the core of the jar can be hotter than the outside. The main thing is not to shock your myc with extreme temp changes.

Don't stick your jars next to that 300w heater though unless you know what temp it is. (its powerful) Wait for the thermometer.

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you should have learned heat transfer in high school.





Whats that is that sposed' to mean? Looking through your posts your questions are as vaild, if not less thas his.


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Re: Water temp feeling [Re: Civ]
    #4055895 - 04/14/05 07:55 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I have a electronic thermo coming but i put heat on them anyways. I put the heater on 80 in case it got a little warmer. The jars feel just about warm to the touch. they feel like the heat that comes from the exhaust of your computer. A little warm to the touch but nothing more.


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