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Keeping a Fish Tank Warm Without a Heater

In Aquarium Heaters by PaulK

Let’s say your power suddenly went out or your aquarium heater is malfunctioning and you don’t have a spare one. How do you keep the aquarium warm for your tropical fish? If it’s for a short time, you can use direct sunlight, but be careful not to overheat the tank water. It’s a good idea to have a thermometer to …

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Your Aquarium Heater Can Be Dangerous: Here’s Why

In Aquarium Heaters by PaulK

  Did you know your aquarium heater can electrocute your fish and burn your house down? You don’t have to search very far to find horror stories about fires with aquarium equipment. These situations occur with surprising frequency. The damages are real and are often catastrophic. There are in fact things you can do to prevent an aquarium heater failure …

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Your In-Depth Guide To Fish Tank Heaters

In Aquarium Heaters by PaulK

  Aquarium heaters are one of the most unreliable pieces of equipment for your fish tank. They are, however, necessary for the health and well being of your fish, so it’s important to find out more about them. In this short guide you will learn: Why you need a fish tank heater. Types of aquarium heaters (and which is best). …

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Fish Tank Heaters – Are They Safe?

In Aquarium Heaters by PaulK

Don’t let this happen to you! Fish tank heaters are safe if you take the proper precautions. Make sure to unplug the heater 30 minutes prior to changing the water or cleaning the tank. If the water level gets too low with the heater running, you run the risk of cracking the glass casing which could electrocute you and the …