Best Saltwater Aquarium Heater? You choose!

Discussion in 'General Equipment, Hardware, Filtration' started by revhtree, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. molinast

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    Thanks I’ll look into them.
     
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  2. oxide30

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    Aquatop
     
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    Bayareareefer18 Valuable Member

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    Yep. Running mine on Apex now but prior to that they maintained with .2 degrees on their own
     
  4. molinast

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    Thanks.
     
  5. JMetaxas

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    I believed this for a long time, but two just broke on me. The light was on, but they produced no heat.
     
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    Anybody use Smart Temp Security by Auto Aqua?
     
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    Finnex. Very sturdy and with an Apex it's dead-on.
     
  8. juniorrocketdad

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    I use a finnex titanium one as well, don’t the neotherms have a tendency to..... explode
     
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    Eheim Jager has my vote too.
     
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  10. Raul-7

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    Agreed; not sure why people still trust them. I wouldn't put that anywhere near my aquarium.
     
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    So after reading a few threads it seems like a Ranco controller with a funnel titanium heater is the way to go. Might just put another on my apex for redundancy. Thanks for the advice.
     
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  12. Sparkymarc

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    Eheim Jager for me
     
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    2 300W finnex titanium's on my 90G. One for main heat, the other as a backup. Both controlled by a ranco, and backed up by my apex. Been rock solid within 1 degree for about 5 years now.
     
  14. siggy

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    Beginner , last week I went on a rock and was just picking up various items to start my saltwater tank and as I was leaving petsmart I said I need a heater !! I sought out and looked and most I didn’t like then ended up picking up a Eheim 150w ! I have a 36 Bow so I’m definitely over sized but I’m ok with that and by reading quite a few of these comments in the thread it seems I picked a good one and Eheim has a good reputation!
     
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    jbj heater 1000 watts
     
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    Never heard of that before.

     
  19. siggy

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    I heard this too, and was told that was when they were new and the problem was resolved years ago.
    I have one and used it in a hospitial tank in the basement. When I shut down the AIO tank I hadent noticed that the heater was still plugged in (in the filter compartment ) and after a month with evaporation the heater was partially exposed and still going strong. Still use it when needed.
     
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    Finnex tube with a ranco. Can’t go wrong.
     
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