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heater assistance for a 5g

Discussion in 'Aquarium Equipment & Decor' started by Leslie, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. Leslie

    Leslie Thread Starter New Member

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    what size would be good for a 5gal if any?
     
  2. Anonymous

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    A tiny little baby filter
     
  3. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    Or a sponge filter. That's the only type I use in my 20 gallon tank and it keeps the water crystal clear.
     
  4. noshow discus

    noshow discus New Member

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    les i dont think they come any smaller in wattage then a 50 should only be like 10 bucks or so

    The reason i go for over kill on the heater is so that it doesnt run wide open most of the time causing it to either get stuck and cook the fish or burn out and stop heating altogether
     
  5. Anthony

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    Hydor Theo actually makes a 25 Watt heater.
     
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    i've seen 10 watt heaters in petco, i think they're used for goldfish bowls.
     
  8. Dox13

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    Visa Therm comes in 25 watt at Thatpetplace.com if I remember correctly. Walmart has a little heater that is submersable but it will only keep your water temp a 78 degrees. I use them in a couple of my tanks but my tanks are only 1.5 gals not a 5 gal, so probably the Visa Therm would be best. I do use them in my 5 gals.