Aquarium Heater Wattage Per Gallon

Aquarium Heater Size Guide – The Spruce Pets

For the heater wattage, the basic rule of thumb is to use between 2.5 and 5 watts per gallon of actual water volume in the aquarium. However, often more wattage is required, depending on how much you want to raise the temperature.

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8/5/2018  · This heater has a rated output of 400 watts of power, which means if you place it in a 125 gallon tank it will output 3.2 watts for every gallon of water. If you only need to increase the temperature of your 125 gallon aquarium by 5 degrees then 3 watts per gallon will be sufficient.

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hygger Fast Heating Titanium Aquarium Heater with LED Digital Temp Controller 800W Submersible Fish Heater for 120-180 Gallon Freshwater Marine Tank

  • This fully submersible aquarium heater enables memory function and over heat protection. Auto shut off when over-heats, resets when it cools down.
  • Made with premium titanium and double sealed by black protective guard, this fish tank heater is resistant to explosion and corrosion, and protect fish and other livestocks from punching and scalding
  • Build-in external IC temp controller, easy to read blue LED digital number shows real time water temperature. Temp accuracy is +/- 1°F.
  • Easy to set temperature without getting hands wet. Build in hand button, Keep pushing the button. It will cycle through all the set temperatures. Temperature can be precisely adjusted from 70 to 94°F
  • 800W aquarium heater, voltage 110-120V, suitable for tank capactiy 120-180 gallon freshwater and marine water aquariums

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Aquarium Heater Size Ultimate Guide | Aquarium Labs

Most aquarium experts recommend that you determine the power of your heater in terms of watts per gallon (WPG). Typically, you will need around 2.5 to 5 watts per gallon in your tank. So, for example, a 10 gallon aquarium would need a 25- to 50-watt heater.

Aquarium Calculator – Tank Volume, Heater Size And More

9/24/2020  · Ideally, you want a basic heater wattage of between 2.5 and 5 watts per gallon of water volume. To take into account the ambient room temperature, subtract the average room temperature from the desired aquarium water temperature. The result is the amount of heating that you need, measured in degrees. For example:

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Orlushy Submersible Aquarium Heater 300W-Fish Tahk Heater with Adjust Knob Thermostat 2 Suction Cups Suitable for Marine Reef Fish Tank Sump

  • ★300W aquarium heater is suitable for 50 to 80 gallons aquariums,Length – 11 inch,voltage 110-120V, power cord is 6ft, please choose the right wattage aquarium heater according to our size chart.
  • ★It shows an area to adjust the temperature. It’s not exactly accurate but it turns easy and can be adjusted at small intervals.
  • ★Explosion Proof: 2mm thickened quartz glass,can be used in fresh water and salt water aquariums,easy to hide in the tank.
  • ★Precise temperature dial from 68 to 89°F allows for complete control of aquatic climate within a 1-degree difference.
  • ★Adjustable Aquarium Fish Tank Water Heater Sensitive and reliable thermostat maintains uniform temperature. Automatic shut off when the temperature is reached

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Aquarium Heater Size Guide • Land of Fish

Aquarium size To raise the water temperature 0.1-5ºF above the room temperature, you need a heater with… To raise the water temperature 5.1-10ºF above the room temperature, you need a heater with… To raise the water temperature 10.1-15ºF above the room temperature, you need a heater with… 5 gallons: 25 watts: 50 watts: 75 watts: 10 gallons

Aquarium Heater Size Guide – The Mandarin Garden

When it comes to selecting the best aquarium heater size there is no “per gallon” rule that works in all cases. More often than not the size of your heater will be determined by the wattage and quality of your heater. This means the cheapest, biggest heater may not be the best aquarium heater.

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PASTE Aquarium Heater 500 Watt 300 Watt Fish Tank Heater Submersible Auto Thermostat Turtle Tank Heater 40-90 Gallon with Protective Sleeve and 3 Suckers

  • [Fully Submersible Aquarium Heater] This 500W 110V Strong Quartz Glass Aquarium Fish Tank Heater is suitable for aquariums from 40 to 70 gallons (150-250 liters); includes 150-200cm (5-6.5 feet) cable for easy use. The heater should be submersible fully under the water before turn on
  • [Explosion-proof Shatterproof Shield-proof Design] Thanks to its high quality Quartz Glass material and its Protective Sleeve, aquarium heater is shatter resistant & more durable than conventional glass heaters
  • [Provides Accurate Thermal Control] Set and adjust the desired temperature with the use of the Temperature Controller on the top. This allows accurate thermal control via the easy set thermostat for precise
  • [Temperature Scale] Compact underwater analog turtle tank heater can be adjusted between 68°F~94°F (20°C~34.5°C). Maintain constant and stable temperatures for your aquatic creatures
  • [Application] This 500 watt submersible water heater is great for both Fresh Water and Marine Water aquariums, aquaculture, terrariums & hydroponic systems. Suitable for fish, turtle, and plants.

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What Size Heater Is Needed for an Aquarium? | Pets – The Nest

Most aquarium heaters range from 25 watts to 300 watts. Smaller aquariums require smaller heaters. A 10-gallon tank, for example, will typically need a 25- to 75-watt heater, while a 75-gallon …

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Here is a concise breakdown of aquarium heater wattage depending on the fish tank you have. For a 20 to 30-gallon aquarium, use 50 to 100 watts heater. Use 100 watts heater in a 30- gallon if you live in colder regions where the room’s temperature often dips to below 70° F.

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Aquarium Heater, Submersible Fish Tank Heater 500W with Titanium Tube Thermostat System LED Digital Play and Remote Controller for 70-80 Gallon Tank

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  • &#x1F420 Remote Controller & LCD Display &#x1F420: Update design with remote controller and LCD display , easy to setting and adjusting the aquarium heater’s temperature by remote controller and easy know the tank’s temperature by the LCD display, no need to buy extra temperature and wet your hands to setting the temperature again. (the remote is non waterproof, please keep it away from water).
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  • &#x1F420 Intelligent Thermostat Heating System &#x1F420:This aquarium heater made with intelligent thermostat heating system, it will heating automatically once the water temperature is less than the setting temperature and stop heating once it reached the setting temperature. Keep the aquarium water in a same temperature environment to protect fishes, amphibians, turtles and so on.(Please install it near a strong water flow).
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Heater wattage per gallon | REEF2REEF Saltwater and Reef …

1/26/2018  · I have 10-12 degrees differential between 50 gallon tank and ambient. A 300w takes 20 minutes to raise the temp 0.5 degrees, and takes 40 minutes to drop 0.5 degrees. I started out using a 150 w heater, and it takes 60minutes (maybe more) to raise the temp 5 degrees. So using the 300w is actually more efficient and uses less power.

What Watt Of Heater Should I Use For A 35 Gallon Tank …

That depends on how warm or cool the room the tank is in really. If it is in a cool room you would want 5 watts per gallon, so a 175watts. If the room is already somewhat warm then 3 watts per gallon, so a 105 watt heater, rounded to 100watts.

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Uniclife Aquarium Heater Submersible with Thermometer, 300 Watt for 80 Gallon Fish Tank

  • Ideal for 50-80 gallons fish tanks, can be installed in both fresh and saltwater.
  • Red rotatable knob on top for adjusting the temperatures between ranges of 68°F-93°F. Visible temperature displayed allows accurate temperature maintain.
  • Please notice the red indicator light is on while working, will automatically turn off when temperature reached. Carefully check external condition before use. Recommend testing before introduce to fish.
  • Water-tight with IP68 sealing workmanship. Fix the heater tightly to the tank in vertical or horizontal with 3 strong suction cups. Shatterproof 2 mm extra thick quartz glass prevents electricity leakage and scratching. Measures 11.2″ x 1″ (L x D)
  • Come with Uniclife aquarium heater x 1; Suction Cups x 3; stick-on thermometer x 1(The color of number will change to blue to indicate the temperature).

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Best Aquarium Heater for 75 Gallon (2020 Review) | The …

Prieš 2 d.  · Aquarium Heater Size. Thermostatic heaters are the most popular and reliable means of heating a tank. They are available in various lengths for aquariums of different depths, and in different power (wattage) ratings. Allow about 100 watts for every 26 gallons (100 liters) of water, and choose a unit that can be fully submerged in your tank.

The Best Aquarium Heaters of 2020 (Reviews & Top Pick)

1/26/2020  · What size aquarium heater do I need? Typically you want to get 5 watts per gallon. So with a 10 gallon tank, an informed buyer will get a 50 watt heater. How many watts per gallon does an aquarium heater use? Aquarium heaters will put out around three to five watts per gallon of water to maintain a stable temperature.

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Kinbo Aquarium Heater 300 Watt Submersible Fish Tank Heater Adjustable Temperature with Diving Thermometer and Protective Case Suction Cup

  • What Can Kinbo 300W Aquarium Heater Do For You? Kinbo 300W aquarium heater is perfect for 30~80 gallon household fish tanks. It is well known that most fish cannot adapt to low temperatures, especially tropical fish. When the cold air comes, Kinbo can maintain a warm and comfortable living environment for your beloved fish. No matter what the weather is outside, where there is a Kinbo heater, there is warmth everywhere.
  • Perfect Temperature Control: Kinbo 300W aquarium heater is an excellent thermostatic control system. By rotating the knob on the top of the heater, Kinbo aquarium heater can perfectly change the temperature in the tank. Temperature control range is 68°F~ 93°F. For most fish, 76°F to 80°F is an ideal habitat temperature, Kinbo fish tank heater can easily control the temperature in a comfortable range for your beloved fish.
  • Safe And Durable: The Kinbo aquarium heater is topped with double insulated ABS material, this greatly improved the safety of Kinbo. Never leak electricity, you can safely let your fish get along with Kinbo Aquarium Heater. The surface of the Kinbo fish tank heater is made of reinforced quartz glass, which has excellent heat resistance and corrosion resistance. This gives the Kinbo Aquarium Heater a longer service life and works perfectly in fresh and salt water.
  • Working Underwater: In order to prevent dry burning, the Kinbo fish tank heater needs to be fully submerged into the water. If some parts of the heater are outside the water, do not turn it on, otherwise the heater may burn out.( Especially the turtle tank, please make sure the heater is completely submerged in the water. )
  • Thoughtful Accessories For You: A Wireless Diving Thermometer (battery included). You can use it to detect the water temperature at any time. Perfectly hidden under water, you only need a glance and you can see the readings. Your betta can even use it as a place to rest, like a betta leaf. A Protective Case With Suction Cup, you can use it to fix the heater wherever you want to fix it, and also protect your cute fish from burns.

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Best Aquarium Heater: The Ultimate Guide in 2020 …

10/5/2018  · The Fluval E Heater is not underpowered. The reason for the lower rating for wattage in relation to aquarium size is because this heater turns on and off AS NEEDED, which is not what other heaters do. To say it can be 3 degrees off means someone bought the wrong size for their tank and didn’t read the recommended wattage.

The Ultimate Aquarium Heater Guide | Fish Laboratory

5/24/2020  · The general rule of thumb is to have a capacity of approximately 5 watts per gallon of water. Therefore, a 10 gallon aquarium will need a 50 watt heater. As the tank size increases, the larger water volume is able to retain the heat better. If the tank size is 40 gallons or larger, the watts per gallon can be reduces to approximately 3.5.

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hygger 200W Digital Quartz Aquarium Heater for Fresh-Water Salt-Water, with External Led Display Thermostat Controller and Thermometer, Auto Submersible Heater for Fish Tank 15-30 Gallon

  • 【Fast Heating Up】voltage 110-120V/60HZ, power 200W, US three-pin plug, heater rod length 6.3 inch, 200W submersible heater for fish tank 15-30 Gallon. The heater power cord is 6ft, the controller power cord is 5ft, the thermometer cord is 4.6ft. Temp range: 61-90℉. Fast heating up aquarium heater, it takes about 3 minutes to heat 3.5 gallon water up 3℉
  • 【Fully Automatic Control】very easy and reliable to use. After finishing the temperature setting, the fish tank heater will run automatically by itself. It will stop heating when the water temp reaches to the set temp, please note that the water temp may go up 1℉ more because of the waste heat. When the water temp is cool down to 1℉ less than the set temp, the tank heater will restart heating
  • 【Must be Fully submerged】with strong suction cups on the heater guard and the thermometer, it’s easy to install the aquarium heater no to the tank walls or bottom, please keep them fully submerged. The thermometer should be away from the heater and keep water circulation as far as possible. We provide 1 year warranty for this heater, if get any issues, just contact the seller directly
  • 【Digital LED Display Controller】the external IC temp controller can show the water temp with 2 blue LED digits. Only show Fahrenheit degrees. To set the temp, just press the button over and over until the screen displaying the temp you desired, then stop and wait the digit flashing for 3 times, the setting is done and the led shows the current water temp again. The controller is connect with separate sensitive thermometer
  • 【Quartz Tube & Plastic Guard】With high-quality quartz glass tube, it’s very durable and explosion-proof, this fish tank heater can be used for saltwater and freshwater aquariums, service life can be 3 years or more. With low profile black plastic guard, easy to hide in the tank. The guard can prevent your aquarium pets from burned, the gaps on the guard is about 3mm, no worries for fish stuck. The plastic guard mustn’t be exposed to air when the heater is heating

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Best Heater For Small Aquarium: Tanks Of 3-10 Gallons

6/24/2020  · A 25-watt heater for a 2-5-gallon tank; A 50-watt heater for a 5-10-gallon tank; Conclusion. Preparing the best heater for small tanks is also an important task when caring for an aquarium. The better the heater can run, the more ideal the tank will be for fishes to live inside.

How Much Energy Does My Aquarium Use? | The Light Lab

1/25/2019  · A rule of thumb is that it takes 3-5 watts per gallon to maintain water temperature, depending on the room’s ambient temperature. Naturally, the lower the room’s temperature, the more heat the aquarium requires and the higher the wattage. If our room is at 68°F, it will take 102 watts per day to keep the 30-gallon tank heated at 72° F.

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HITOP 50W 100W 300W Adjustable Aquarium Heater, Submersible Fish Tank Heater Thermostat with Suction Cups (100W-grey)

  • Thickened Glass: 2mm thickened quartz glass, 33% thicker than 1.5mm normal aquarium heaters, much safer for human and your lovely fishes, your pets will no longer fear the winter.
  • Automatic Constant Temperature Function: this fish heater, adjustable temperature 68 ~ 93 °F, will shut off automatically when the temperature is reached, no extra adjustment is required.
  • Quick and easy installation, submersible fish tank heater, vertical or horizontal placement using suction cups. 1 extra powerful suction cups as your backup (total 3).
  • 100W aquarium heater, length 9.5-inch, power cord 4.9ft, designed for small fish tanks, recommended for aquariums 10 to 30 Gallons.
  • Bonus a stick-on thermometer, no need to buy another thermometer, 24-Hour Professional After-sales Service.

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Best Aquarium Heater – Sympathink.com

Aquarium heater power & wattage. Size matters when it comes to aquarium heaters. A too small heater size will be incapable of warming the water in a large tank; likewise, a too large heater size can transform your aquarium into a boiling pot. Options range from small 25-watt units to 1,000 watts. The heater must match the size of your tank.

Fish Tank Heaters – That Pet Place

2/27/2018  · If a 100 gallon tank only has a 100 watt heater, that’s 1 watt per gallon, which is not enough power to keep the temperature where it needs to be. A correct example would be: A 65 gallon aquarium will need a heater capable of about 200-300 watts. 65 x 3 watts/gallon=195 watts total ; 65 x 4 watts/gallon=260 watts total

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hygger 100W Titanium Aquarium Heater for Salt Water and Fresh Water, Digital Submersible Heater with External IC Thermostat Controller and Thermometer, for Fish Tank 10-25 Gallon

  • 【For Fish Tank 10-25 Gallon】voltage 110-120V, power 100W, heater rod length 9.8inch. The heater and controller power cords are the same length 5.5ft, the thermometer cord is 4.4ft. There are mounting holes on the temp controller back for hanging on the wall
  • 【Fully Automatic Control】very easy and reliable to use. After well installing the aquarium heater and the thermometer, you just need to set the desired heating temp, it will stop heating when the water temp reaches to the set temp, it will automatically restart heating when the water temp is 1℉ less than the set temp. The controller has temp setting remember function
  • 【Durable Titanium Tube】this seawater resistant titanium aquarium heater is good for use in salt water and fresh water, service life can be 3 years or more. Very compact small, easy to hide in the tank. Don’t suggest to use it in sump. The diameter of the titanium tube is19mm, you can buy suction cups suitable for this size when you need to get that replaced.
  • 【Digital LED Display】the IC temp controller can show the water temp and set temp at the same time, and there is a indicator light to show the heating status. You can press the ‘up’ key to shift degree unit between Celsius and Fahrenheit
  • 【Wide Temperature Range】With the thermostat controller you can set the temp from 32℉to 104℉, control precision is 1℉, please set the right temp for your aquarium pets. The separate thermometer can detect a temperature from -68℉ to 140℉, the measurement accuracy is 0.2℉ plus or minus, very sensitive

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Best Aquarium Heater – Tankarium

9/1/2020  · The generally accepted rule is that you should have 3.5 watts of power per gallon of water in your aquarium. Aquarium heaters start from 10W, increasing in output right through to over 1,000W. Basically, the higher the wattage of the heater, the more power the unit puts out, and it’s vital that you choose a heater that suits the size of your …

What Wattage Heater Do I Need For My Fish Tank Aquarium …

11/5/2020  · I would always recommend using 2 heaters for your aquarium which are equal to the total wattage required. So for example if you have a 100 litre aquarium and need to heat it from 18 degrees to 28 degrees (10 degree C increase) then the table recommends using a 100W heater. I would however use 2x 100W heater.

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Zacro 300W Submersible Aquarium Heater, Auto Thermostat Fish Tank Heater with Protective Sleeve and Digital Temperature Readout

  • Excellent waterproof device: double seal design, dripping impermeable, Safe and secure.
  • High efficiency heating performance: adapt the heat pipe which is high heat transfer efficiency; it also adapt precision sensor probe which can control the error within 33.8°F.
  • High temperature resistant flame retardant, high efficiency, fast heat transfer and long service life.
  • Safety Protection: This aquarium heater can automatically control the temperature.
  • Attention: DO NOT power until the heater is completely submerged in the water.

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Top Rated Aquarium Heaters in 2020 [Reviewed with Pros & Cons]

1/29/2020  · Aquarium Heater Wattage Per Gallon. The wattage/power of the heater is its capacity to heat and maintain the desired temperature range in your aquarium. The general rule of thumb is that one gallon of water needs 2.5 – 4 watts. Most aquarium heaters range from 25 watts to 300 watts. Larger aquariums require larger heaters.

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11/8/2020  · Best small aquarium heater for 6 to 10-gallon tanks. Good news! Once you reach this size, you can use almost any heater you want. But when it comes to precision heating, size and reliability, there is only one aquarium heater you should pick… Check the price. Out of all the aquarium heaters we reviewed, the Cobalt Neotherm was the clear winner.

Buying a Salwater Aquarium Heater

For example, most 75 gallon reef systems will only need one 200 watt stick heater. This will provide at least 2-1/2 watts per gallon of water in the system. For tanks located in rooms that are susceptible to colder than normal conditions, 3 to 4 watts per gallon should be the rule.

What is the Best Heater for 55 Gallon Tank?

5/7/2020  · An ideal wattage for a heater for 55 gallon aquarium is from 300 to 500 watts of power. This is because this wattage is good for tanks that have a size of 30 to 80 gallons of water. Too much wattage could kill your fish because of the heat, while too weak wattage could possibly keep your tropical fish cold.

10 Best Aquarium Heaters to Buy in 2019: Top Rated Models

First, to determine the aquarium heater wattage you require, use your aquarium’s capacity/volume – calculate 2.5 to 5 Watts per gallon of actual water volume in your fish tank. For example, a 10-gallon tank will require a heater size of 25 Watts. Next, determine the amount of heating you need – this can be calculated by subtracting the …

Best heater for 55 gallon tank in 2020 – 200 watt fish …

4/9/2020  · For the heater wattage, the basic rule of thumb is to use between 2.5 and 5 watts per gallon! Therefore, 200-watt aquarium heater is a good choice for keeping a 50 to 55 gallon fish tank in a perfect temperature range. Best 200W aquarium heaters that you can choose from Our top pick

What is the Best Heater for 20 Gallon Tank?

5/7/2020  · Here are our top picks for the best heater for 20 gallon aquarium: UPETTOOLS Submersible Aquarium Heater. View on Amazon. We liked this aquarium heater because of its covered design, which can hide its hot tube from the fish while keeping an elegant appearance. … The best wattage for a 20-gallon tank should be around 100 to 150 watts of power …

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ZEETOON 300W 500W Aquarium Heater with 2 Artificial Plants 1 Stick-on Thermometer, Full Submersible Titanium Fish Tank Heater for Salt/Fresh Water 10-120 Gallon 4.4 out of 5 …