How Many Watt Heater Do I Need For a 55 Gallon Aquarium?

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 …

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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LUYS Aquarium Heater, Upgraded 300W/500W Fish Tank Heater with Intelligent Leaving Water Automatically Stop Heating and Over Temperature Protection System, Suitable for Marine Saltwater and Freshwater

  • 【Intelligent Water Sensor and Over Temperature Protection】This aquarium heater has a unique intelligent temperature and water sensor system, the heater will automatically stop heating when the heater is completely out of water or it rapidly heats beyond the set temperature, the indicator light will turn green in both cases to ensure the maximum safety of you and your aquatic organisms just like protecting our own safety.
  • 【Explosion-proof Quartz Material】The aquarium heater is made of high-quality quartz glass tube, it’s very durable and explosion-proof, this fish tank heater can be used for saltwater and freshwater aquariums, which is pretty shatter-proof and blast-proof and prevents electricity leakage. And the stronger black protective container is scald-preventing for your aquatic organisms and your safety.
  • 【Rapid Heating System】The voltage of this aquarium heater is 100-120V/50-60HZ, power 500W, Universal two-pin plug, heater rod length 12.99 inch, 500W submersible heater for fish tank 60-120 gallon, Temp range: 62-93℉. The heating tube can conduct heat quickly and fully contact with water to achieve rapid heating effect.
  • 【Digital LED Display Controller】the external IC temp controller of the fish tank heater can show the water temp with 2 red LED digits. The temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius is displayed, which can be switched by pressing and holding the button for a few seconds. To set the temp, just press the button over and over until the screen displaying the temp you desired, the setting is done and the led shows the current water temp again.
  • 【Wide Range of Use】This aquarium heater is suitable for many occasions. The fish market is a common place for us. It can maintain the freshness of fish. They are also suitable for places where aquatic life such as fish tanks, aquariums, and small fish ponds are kept. There are 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.

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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.

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1/4/2008  · So for a 55 gallon, you’d need 200/300 watts. If you want more even heating, buy two that are 1/2 the total wattage (2 100s or 150s) and put them on opposite ends of the tank. Just be sure they’re both set to the same temperature, so one doesn’t do all the work.

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Submersible Aquarium Heater 500W Fish Tank Heater with Dual Temperature Displays and Temp Controller Adjustable for Turtle Betta Fish Tank 80-130 Gallon

  • ❀【500 Watt Heater】 This 500W is suitable for 80-130 gallons tank, heater length is 10.8 inches, power cord length is 47 inches+67 inches, please choose the right wattage aquarium heater according to our size chart.
  • ❀【External Temperature Controller】 This submersible aquarium heater is designed to control the temperature externally, which is convenient and safe for you to adjust temperature and no need to take the heater out from water and risk burning yourself.
  • ❀【Dual Temperature Displays】 It shows the water temp and set temp at the same time, helping you easily recognize and observe the temp change in real time even in the night!
  • ❀【High Quality】 It is made of shock resistant and shatter proof quartz for fresh or marine water. Besides, the heatproof cover will also protect you little fish from scalding.
  • ❀【PLEASE NOTE】 Aquarium heater should be fully submerged into the water. Please unplug the power supply when cleaning the fish tank, changing aquarium water or taking the heater out (and should let it cool in the water for a while before you take it out).

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Aquarium Heater Size Guide – The Mandarin Garden

I doubt the room is hitting that low of a temperature but if it is you would need some serious power. even 300 watt heaters are only able to heat a 100 gallon tank 15 degrees in a 70 degree room. Assuming you have not gotten any fish yet I would get two 300 watt heaters and put them on the opposite sides of the tank, staggering the heat by 2 …

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 tank will require 250 to 300 watts. Larger tanks may require multiple heaters.

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U-picks Submersible Aquarium Heater 500W/300W/100W Fish Tank Heater with Dual Intelligent External LED Digital Temperature Displays and Controller for Turtle Betta Fish Tank 80-130 Gallon (500W)

  • [Fully Submersible Aquarium Heater]—Voltage 110-120V/60HZ, power 500 watt, heater rod length 10.8 inches, suitable for aquarium/fish/turtle/betta tank 80-130 gallon. The controller power cord is 47 inches, The heater power cord is 67 inches and the temperature control range from 68~93°F.
  • [Smart Heating]—When the water temperature is lower than the set temperature (red indicator), the fish heater starts to work until the water temperature reaches the set temperature (blue indicator). It can always provide stable water temperature for your beloved fish.
  • [External Controller]—This 500W submersible heater is adjusted by an external controller, which you can mount on the outside edge of the tank. It’s convenient and safe for you to set the temperature, no need to take the heater out from water and risk burning yourself.
  • [Dual Temp Displays]—With dual accurate LED digital temperature displays, you can read & set the water temperature at the same time. It is very easy and convenient for you to recognize and observe the temp change in real time even in the night!
  • [High Quality Material]—Made of thicker quartz, this heater is shatter-proof and blast-proof. The heater cover is compact designed, which is heat resistant that will protect you little fish from scalding. Strong suction cup bracket help stably fix the heater in every corner of the fish tank.

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What Size Heater Do I Need For A 55 Gallon Fish Tank Aquarium?

Use 300 watts to heat a 55 gallon aquarium. Since this tank is long, buy two 150 watt heaters for each side. The heaters will last longer because they don’t have to work as hard to maintain water temperature, saving money in the long term.

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Orlushy Submersible Aquarium Heater,500W Fish Tahk Heater with Adjust Knob Thermostat 2 Suction Cups and Free Thermometer Suitable for Marine Saltwater and Freshwater (500W)

  • ★Adjustable Aquarium Fish Tank Water Heater  Sensitive and reliable thermostat maintains uniform temperature. Automatic shut off when the temperature is reached
  • ★500W aquarium heater is suitable for 40 to 75 gallons aquariums,voltage 110-120V, power cord is 6ft, please choose the right wattage aquarium heater according to our size chart.
  • ★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.

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Ultimate 55 Gallon Aquarium Setup Guide – Fishxperts

10/24/2019  · The right heater for a 55 gallon aquarium should be of at least 200-250 Watts. The most popular heater for a 55 gallon tank is: 200 Watt Aquarium Heater; Read more about Aquarium Heaters here. Lighting Suitable for 55 Gal

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Does this mean a 175,000 BTU heater could not be used to heat the example pool? In fact, a 175,000 BTU heater could be used, and the only difference being that it would take longer than 24 hours to bring the pool from 50 to 80 degrees. The 175,000 BTU heater would take 28.45 hours to accomplish what the 207,500 BTU heater can do in only 24 hours.

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AQQA Submersible Aquarium Heater, Fish Tank Heater (300W for 80-95 Gallon Tank)

  • SAFE& DURABLE: Made of heat-resistant quartz glass and PC plastic cover, double seal material, providing explosion-proof, shatterproof, IP68 waterproof, much safer for human and your lovely fishes, your pets will no longer fear the winter
  • INTELLIGENT AUTOMATIC HEATING: Automatic constant temperature function, design with External Temperature Controller, Temperature Range is 59ºF- 93 ° F (15 ° C- 34 ° C), Hold button at the top of the controller down for 5 seconds, switch easily from Celsius to Fahrenheit. It will restart to heating when the water temp is 1℉(1° C ) off the set temp. If power is shut off, the heater will keep the temperature settings until it powers on again
  • Digital LED Display: LED display on the middle of the controller front side, Current Temp and Set Temp. If your heater is working properly, the red light will be constant on. When the temperature is reached 93℉(34℃), it will stop work, the blue light will be constant on. When the heater exposed to air and is not fully submerged, then display the blue light and E1 fault
  • EASY INSTALLATION: Easy and quick installation, submersible fish tank heater, vertical or horizontal placement using attached adjustable hanging rack and 2 suction cups. NOTE: Please make sure that the heater is completely submerged in the water before turning on the power, and install it near the water flowing area to prevent uneven heating
  • WIDE APPLICATION: Suitable for freshwater and saltwater aquariums. NOTE: Before you clean the aquarium or change water, please cut off the heater power, after 10 minute cooling then take out the heater. AQQA provide 12 Month Warranty and 24 Hour Professional After-sales Service. Please don’t hesitate to contact us to get help

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What Size Heater Do I Need for My Aquarium?

In order to select the right size heater for your fish tank, you need to know how many gallons of water your tank holds. Once you know how many gallons your aquarium holds, then a good rule of thumb to follow is that your aquarium heater will need to output at least 3 to 5 watts of power for every gallon …

What Size Tankless Water Heater Do I Need For My Home …

Again, if you want to choose the right tankless water heater to replace an 80 gallon tank water heater, you would need to determine the GPM and temperature rise first. If you have a large house and you want to buy a big whole house tankless water heater, go for Rinnai RUR199 .

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Uniclife 100 Watt Aquarium Heater with Thermometer, Fish Tanks Heater of 20 Gallon

  • Can be used in both freshwater and saltwater, applicable for 10~25 gallon fish tanks.
  • Adjust temperature by top red knob, range 68°F-93°F. Tube temperature displayed.
  • Water-tight of IP68 sealing. 2mm shatterproof quartz housing, bottom clash-proof cover. (NOTICE: Can’t be used even just cracked a tiny bit, pls contact us for replacement)
  • Measurement 9.7″ x 1″ (L x D). Only allowing for vertical or horizontal installment.
  • Package include aquarium heater x 1; Suction Cups x 3; stick-on thermometer x 1.

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How many heaters do I need in my aquarium?

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 tank will require 250 to 300 watts.Larger tanks may require multiple heaters.

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11/8/2020  · The more watts, the more powerful the heater. A 20-watt heater, for example, is twice as powerful as a 10-watt one. The bigger your aquarium, the more watts you need to heat it. The following table shows the heater wattage you need in order to heat a …

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hygger 60-120 Gallon Aquarium Heater with Digital Temp Controller Shatterproof Titanium Tube 500W Submersible Fish Tank Heater Saltwater Freshwater

  • { RUNNING DRY & OVER-HEAT PROTECTION } This fully submersible fish tank heater maintains proper temperature for your fish in a safety way, auto shut off when over-heats, resets when it cools down. The heater will shut off when removed from the water, and resume functioning upon return
  • {EASY TO READ LCD DISPLAY} Build-in external temp controller, easy to read LED digital number shows real time water temperature and set temperature. Indicator light let you know when the heater is on. It will be red when heating and green when the proper temperature has been reached
  • {SHATTERPROOF CORROSION RESISTANT} Corrosion resistant, shatterproof titanium tube construct heats fast, nealy unbreakable for both saltwater and freshwater aquariums. ABS plastic protective sleeve prevents fish from being scald
  • {EASY TO USE} Easy to set temperature without getting hands wet. Just keep pushing the button. It will cycle through all the set temperatures. Temperature can be precisely adjusted from 70 to 94°F, electronic thermostat accurate to +/- 2 degrees Fahrenheit differences
  • {FOR 60-120 GAL} 500 watt aquarium heater, voltage 110-120 Volts, heater rod 7.9 inches long, suitable for tank capacity 60-120 gallon freshwater and saltwater aquariums

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8/4/2009  · I’m starting up a 29 gallon tank. Actually I plan on transfering my neons, cardinals, ottos, cories from my 15 gallon to the new 29 once the temp is right, water is excellent etc etc. Do I need a 100 watt or 150 watt heater for the 29 gallon?? I get different answers from pet stores about this. Most of the heaters I see now are submersible.

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8/11/2014  · More light means the plants are using up more CO2. As it is, Amazon Swords are a low to medium light plant. They will do best on 1-2 watts per gallon (in other words, 5 to 10 watts of light). They would do even better on 3-4 watts per gallon WITH a CO2 system. I would recommend buying some liquid CO2 and/or fertilizers and giving that a shot.

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LEDGLE Submersible Aquarium Heater with Thermometer, Fish Tank Heater for 3 to 5 Gallon Betta Tank, Saltwater or Freshwater Aquariums, Turtle, Auto Intelligent LED Digital Display

  • Automatic Constant Temperature: Automatically maintains the temperature around 25-28℃. The aquarium heater starts heating when lower than 23℃.
  • Come with Diving Thermometer: Much safer to observe the water temperature of the fish tank at any time. ℉ and ℃ are available. Much safer if the temperature of the fish tank can be monitored at any time.
  • Compact & Portable Heater: 5.3x1x0.7in. Fast heating, smart thermostat is designed for 3 to gallon betta fish tank and takes up a small space.
  • Simple Installation: With 2 suction cups at the bottom, the aquarium tank heater can easily adsorb on fish tank. To make the tank temperature go more uniformity,please make the heater installed near the water outlet or inlet. The heater must be 100% immersed in water. Please unplug the power when cleaning the fish tank or changing the aquarium.
  • Widely Used: Anti-explosion and 1P68 Waterproof, small thermostat creates ideal warm water conditions for your fishes to thrive in, especially apply to all kinds of tropical freshwater fish, turtles, etc.

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11/14/2016  · In other words, a 1,500-watt heater will be great for a 250-square-foot room with central heat. If that same room had no other source of heat, you’d need a 2,000-watt heater. If you’re replacing an older heater, get the same wattage and voltage. If you’re replacing an old heater, you must match the old heater’s voltage.

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1/3/2013  · Hydor Theo 25 Watt Heater. With the concern of the fluctuating temperatures using the Aqueon Mini 10-watt heater, I did some more research and even asked a question on Hubpages. My research and the answer given resulted in a common product—the Hydor Theo 25-Watt heater—an adjustable heater for a 5-gallon tank.

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For example, the A. O. Smith 50-gallon ProLine Power Vent Water Heater (available from SupplyHouse) has an FHR of 90 gallons, so it will provide up to 90 gallons of hot water in an hour.

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2/25/2012  · How strong a heater you need is a function of how many degrees over room temperature you want the tank to be. If room temp is 72 and you want the tank 78, you don’t need as high a wattage as if your room temp was 65.

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hygger Explosion-Proof Carbon Mini Submersible Aquarium Heater, 25W Small Heater with Over-Temperature Protect,Turtle and Betta Tank Heater with Digital Display External Controller

  • DIGITAL DISPLAY & EXTERNAL CONTROLLER: Easy to use, LED digital display, adjustable external temperature, can be set between 68℉~94℉, easy to know the real-time temperature. The working status can also be displayed, Red light on: Heating, Blue light on: Constant Temperature. PS:Press one time adds one degree.Long press for three seconds to switch between Celsius (℃) and Fahrenheit(℉).
  • SAFE AND ANTI-BURN: The nichrome alloy heating materials has higher thermal energy efficiency, and then conducts heat through carbon material, which effectively utilizes electrical energy to convert into thermal energy, with long service life and uniform heating. The exterior is made of special nylon material, fireproof material, safe explosion-proof and anti-burn,and there is no safety problem.
  • MINI NOT TAKE UP SPACE: It can be installed horizontally or vertically. is also for saltwater & freshwater, and it can be used in various small turtle and fish tanks such as Betta, Angelfish,Guppy,Swordfish,Marie fish tanks, which can fully meet your needs. Note: Do not put the heater in the sand.Please make sure that the water surface is at least 2 inch above the heater.
  • OVER TEMPERATURE PROTECTION: Intelligent induction device, stable work, good performance, over-temperature protection, avoid cooking fish due to high temperature. When temp pass 97℉(36℃),the LED display shows“E2”, the heater will shut off automatically. And automatic constant temperature function.
  • PRODUCT PARAMETERS: Voltage:110-120V/60Hz; Cord length:4.3ft; Temp Accuracy:±2℉; ℃/℉ conversion:Long press the set button can automatically conversion; Over-temp:Temp above 97℉(36℃), heater will shut off automatically; Control Range:68℉~94℉; Dimension:3.5 x 2 x 0.8 inch.

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In a US household, the current draw for a 1500 watt water heater is 12.5 amps. Multiply the current rating of the water heater with 125%. Now, in order to choose an electric breaker, multiply the current draw of the water heater with 125 per cent in order to determine the size of the breaker you will need.

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What Size Aquarium Heater Do I Need? The general rule of thumb is 5 watts (W) of heat per 1 gallon of water if a) you need to heat the water up to 10 degrees above room temperature and b) you’re using an aquarium lid to retain warmth and prevent evaporative cooling.

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When I had one or two tanks in the basement, winter temps were about 62F with no heat on and my first heaters were sized appropriately. As the tank collection grew along with more lights, individual heaters could be smaller. My first 55 gal had a 300 watt heater, now 75-100 watts is fine. Anyone need a 300 watt heater, cheap?

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2 nappal ezelőtt  · Submersible Aquarium Heater. The most efficient units are those that can be fully submerged in the water. A high-capacity tank may need two or even three heaters to maintain the target temperature throughout its whole volume, and more heaters may need to be added in the winter months.

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10/5/2018  · Do you Need an Aquarium Heater? It’s necessary to have a heater in most aquariums to replicate the natural environment and water conditions that specific species are used to living in. A heater raises the water of the tank, usually to between 76 and 80°F, sometimes slightly cooler and sometimes slightly warmer; again this depends on the …

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5/7/2020  · Unlike larger tanks, you can just put up one 100-watt heater in your 20-gallon tank. If you want to upgrade to a 40-gallon tank, you may want to buy two (2) 100-watt heaters placed on either side so that you get a uniform heat distribution at most.

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To calculate the temperature rise you need your heater to supply, subtract your cold outdoor winter temperature from your preferred indoor garage temperature. For instance, if you want to prepare for winter days that reach 15 degrees Fahrenheit, and you want your garage to be 65 degrees, you need a temperature rise of 50 degrees.

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1/7/2011  · I do use two heaters in my 180gal but I don’t worry about it for small tanks like my 65gal. If there is a genuine difference in temp from one side of the tank to the other then you probably need to move the heater to a place with better water circulation such as on top of an airstone or at the filter outlet. Use the same thermometer to test both sides of the tank & two thermometers will often …

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SALUTE Aquarium Heater Submersible Auto Thermostat Heater, (50W/100W/200W/300W) Fish Tank Heater and Adjustable Temperature with 2 Suction Cups Suitable for 10-115 Gallon …