For discussion regarding filters, lights, heaters, pumps, etc.
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:27 pm
I was wondering what heaters everyone has used and had good luck with?
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:07 pm
All my heaters are Ebo Jagers.
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:17 pm
Ebo Jagers here as well ... except for one old as dirt Wardley Longlife heater I have in a 10G that I need to retire.
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:36 am
I have had bad luck with Marineland twice! Second time temp went up to 90 and was still going. Wouldnt shut off. Luckily i did a water change that day and felt the warm water. Finally got a jagers seems to be the only one people don't complain about.
Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:20 pm
I use Eheim here as well. I couldn't keep my 125 at temp with just a 250w so I got another 200w and keep the 250 plugged into a temp controller (inkbird) as a little piece of mind. It's probably not needed but if both fail and stay on at the same time (1% chance of actually happening) but for $35 I like it. Plus it displays the temp digitally in .1* increments. Also has an alarm for too hot/cold, FWIW.
Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:38 pm
I've been keeping fish for 30 years and had all brands/types of heaters. Only had one issue in all those years and honestly I cannot recall the brand that it was, basically thermostat quit working and heater stayed on all the time.
Currently I am using an inline Hydor 300 watt and love it. Never will I go back to in tank heaters.
Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:20 am
Hopefully this question isn't necessarily off topic; but if I have 2 canister filters and want to use an inline heater, is it okay to use 1 heater on one of the filters or should I have 1 heater per canister?
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:38 am
I only run one and it works well
Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:40 pm
Thanks for the response!
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:23 am
I recommend the Aqueon aquarium heaters, they are the best heater for me.
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