Aquarium Heaters for Fish Tanks | That Fish Place - That Pet Place

Remove your new Emergency Fish Tank Heater Candle and let it cool for 24 hours.
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Wattage means input. In general we can say that the higher input, the higher output. A 200 watt heater will heat a 100 litres (26.42 US gallons, 22.00 Imperial gallons) aquarium much faster than a 50 watt heater. Use our , enter your fish tank's dimensions and see what's recommended wattage for your aquarium.
Under what circumstances will you need a water heater for your aquaponics fish tank?
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Installing a proper aquarium heater in your tropical fish tank is essential for the well-being of your tropical fish. You should check the water temperature every time you visit your aquarium as part of the routine in order to notice any problem or malfunction in time. The electricity bill will only be a few bucks a month, because the aquarium heater will not be always on. It is absolutely worth the cost. Whether you have a large tank with dividers or a small Betta tank with just one fish, there’s a heater on this list that will work for you.
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Heaters are mandatory on tropical fish tanks unless you happen to live in the tropics. Except for a few notable exceptions (Goldfish, Koi, White Cloud Mountain Minnows, Lemon Barbs, Peppered Catfish, and a handful of others, which prefer cooler water), the majority of tropical fish prefer temperatures of at least 74 degrees and preferably a little higher. Fish are sensitive beings and if you keep them as pets, they come with a whole of responsibilities. There are various aspects including the breeding cycle, food, temperature, water hygiene and an adaptable environment that have to be taken care of to ensure optimal health of your fish. Temperature is one of the most important ones of them all. Different fish species have varying temperature requirements and with a fish tank, providing the ideal environment for each fish type is almost impossible. This limits the types of fish that can be kept in a fish tank. This is where aquarium heaters come in and provide ideal temperatures where a variety of fish species can thrive.It is also important to remember that whatever temperature you choose, it should not fluctuate by much over 24 hours. If your aquarium room is warm by day and cool (or cold) by night, a smaller fish tank can experience wide temperature swings of 6 to 8 (or more!) degrees from the hottest part of the day to the coolest part (usually early morning). Although these temperature swings may remain within the limits of recommended temperatures for the fish, this can be very stressful to some tropical fish, and may account for some otherwise unexplainable mysterious fish deaths. It is preferable to not allow temperatures in a tank to vary by more than 1 or 2 degrees over a 24 hour period. Thus, if your room in which your aquarium resides is warm by day and your tank temperature would normally run, say, 78 degrees by late afternoon, then a heater should be used to maintain (at least) that temperature during the entire 24 hour cycle, including the coolest part of the night.A spare heater on the closet shelf is very cheap insurance if your tank full of expensive fish should suddenly be endangered by heater failure on some cold winter Sunday morning, when you might not be able to secure a replacement right away.) By dividing the heaters into two heaters, the reasoning continues, it also helps prevent the heart-breaking experience of a heater thermostat sticking in the "on" position, and thus cooking your fish. If you are in this hobby long enough, sooner or later you will either meet someone who has had that experience, or (heaven forbid) you might go through it yourself. Dividing the wattage between two heaters seems to make sense.