What Size Heater Do I Need For 55 Gallon Aquarium?

Aquarium Heater Size Guide – The Spruce Pets

Using the aquarium heater size chart below, find the size of your aquarium in the left-hand column, then move to the column that shows the number of degrees the aquarium needs to be heated. If the heating requirement is between levels, move up to the next larger size.

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 …

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hygger 800W Aquarium Heater, Submersible Fish Tank Water Heater with External Color LED Digital Temperature Controller, Fast Heating for 120-180 Gallon for Saltwater and Freshwater

  • LED DIGITAL DISPLAY CONTROLLER: ① Displays real-time water temperature or set temperature, three-digit display, water temperature display accurate to 0.1 °F, easy to read. ② 4 kinds of work instructions – Working/Malfunction/ Thermostatic/ Out of water, easy to understand. ③ Child Lock”KEY”: need to touch 3 seconds to set the temperature.
  • RAPID HEATING: Fastest 5 seconds warming, with intelligent circuit board, the outside is wrapped with aluminum material to accelerate heat conduction and protection. Automatically reduces power when approaching the set temperature, fully utilizes thermal energy inertia to smoothly reach the set temperature, saving energy.
  • INTELLIGENT THERMOSTAT: Over-temperature protection prevents “cooking fish”. When the water temp exceeds about 93.5 °F, start alternately flashing EE fault code; and over 97℉, the heater will stop heating automatically. When the water temp cool down to 93℉, the heater will start working automatically. In addition, it has a power-off memory function and no need to set it again.
  • ANTI-DRY PROTECTION: When the heating rod is exposed to air, display ER fault code and the heater will shut off automatically. When the heating rod is completely immersed in water, it will start working automatically. Effectively extend the service life.
  • HIGH-QUALITY MATERIALS: Built-in dual temperature probe, real-time monitoring of water temperature, temperature accuracy of ± 1 °F; high temperature resistant ABS material, no deformation and no softening, explosion-proof and anti-corrosion, no leakage of electricity. Strong suction cup bracket, can stably fix the heater in every corner of the fish tank.

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Choosing the Right Size of Aquarium Equipment

A heater size guide makes it easy to choose the right size heater for your aquarium and usual room temperature. Typically, aquariums should have 5 Watts of power for every gallon of water, so a 10-gallon aquarium needs a 50 Watt heater.

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8/5/2018  · This heater is rated at 300 watts of power, which means if it is used in a 55 gallon aquarium it has a higher output than the recommended 5 watts of power per gallon. This extra margin means this heater will need to run for less time to reach the set temperature, and it will also help keep the tank warm throughout the winter.

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AQQA Submersible Aquarium Heater, Fish Tank Heater (200W for 45-80 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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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.

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

A 55 gallon aquarium is going to need a heater that is approximately 200 watts. Anything smaller won’t do the job and anything too big is going to make your tank much too warm.

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hygger Explosion-Proof Carbon Mini Submersible Aquarium Heater, 50W 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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2/27/2011  · Source(s): size aquarium heater 55 gallon: https://tr.im/iWh1P. 0 0. Anonymous. 5 years ago. … I really do not need a heater. Try to get two sources to check the temp instead of one. Cheaper than buying new heaters. 3 0. Anonymous. 10 years ago. Im not sure but you can try to set the temp on the heater lower. Set it all the way down.

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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Orlushy Submersible Aquarium Heater 200W ,Fish Tahk Heater with Adjust Knob Thermostat 2 Suction Cups Suitable for Marine Reef Fish Tank Sump

  • ★200W aquarium heater is suitable for 40 to 60 gallons aquariums,Length – 11″,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 째F 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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300wt heater too much for 55 gallon? | Aquarium Forum

5/25/2012  · I’m bummed. . . . I just read on another board that the Aheim Jager 300wt heater that I just ordered will be way overkill for my 55 gal. tank that I’m currently setting up. I keep my house rather cool at night in the winter–in the high 50s. I read online in my research for a good heater that…

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DaToo Aquarium External Heater in-Line Fish Tank External Heater 300W for Canister Filter

  • Perfect Aquarium External Heater For Your Needs: For every hobbyist or professional fish breeder with a canister filter, a perfect external heater is essential. DaToo Aquarium External Heater is specially designed for canister filter. Leading temperature control system, precise overheat protection, provides a warm, safe and comfortable living environment for your beloved fish!
  • Leading Temperature Control System: For the health of fish, a precise and constant temperature is very important. DaToo Heater’s temperature control system uses advanced STM8 chip, which ensures that DaToo has a precise and perfect temperature control over the 68 ℉ to 95 ℉ range. Just set the temperature that you need, DaToo will create a comfortable environment for your beloved fish. Very Easy! Clear and large LED display, only need a light glance, you can know the current water temperature.
  • Safe Over-Heat Protection: DaToo Aquarium External Heater has two temperature sensors, one at the heater inlet and the other at the outlet. This makes DaToo heater can be more accurate to measure temperature change. When the temperature exceeds the set temperature by 0.2 ℉, the heater immediately stops heating, the maximum to protect the safety of the lovely fish.
  • Replaceable Inlet And Outlet: For different Canister Filter needs, we have prepared three different sizes of inlet and outlet heads in the box, 1/2″ (12mm), 5/8″ (16mm) and 20mm. You can choose a appropriate head as needed. A cleaning brush is also in the box and you can use it to clean the inside of the heater. DaToo has prepared everything for you. No extra purchases, save your money!
  • Sturdy & Durable & One Year Warranty: Heating tube is made of German imported glass-ceramic, which is explosion-proof, shatterproof and very durable. The shell of the DaToo Aquarium External Heater is made of super-strong ABS plastic, which makes it unafraid of any external forces, nearly indestructible. The service life is 1.5 times that of similar products. One Year Warranty and 100% Money-back Guarantee, let you rest assured to choose our products. JUST DO IT, Let’t Go!!

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

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 …

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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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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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

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11/3/2020  · Keeping the water clean in a 55 gallon aquarium is hard, especially if you don’t have the right filter to do the job. If you want a reliable canister filter for 55 gallon tank to keep the water in top condition, the best product to use is Penn Plax Cascade Canister. When it comes to durability, this filter is definitely unparalleled.

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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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What size heater for 180 gallon tank? | REEF2REEF …

11/11/2014  · What size heaters are you using? I am finding out that a 300W heater is not enough for my 180 after switching the metal halide to LED’s. After the switch, I was using two Eheim heaters (150W + 75W) until one of them broke. I was lucky that it was the 75W heater that broke (and stuck). The tank temp did not go up much at all (only up to 81 or so).

Newbie here, what size Sump for a 55 gallon tank …

12/18/2014  · Hey still learning before I start spending, can I use a 10 gallon tank for the Sump on a 55 gallon tank? I see there are kit on ebay but not sure if the 10 gallon would work for a 55 gallon tank.

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hygger 300W Controllable Aquarium Heater, Submersible Quartz Thermostat with Built-in Thermometer for Fish Tank 30-60 Gallon, for Fresh Water, Salt Water

  • For Fish Tank 30-60 gallon, suitable for fresh water or marine aquariums
  • Fully submersible heater will auto shut off once the water temp is over 97℉
  • With a detachable platic guard, well protect fish and the heater
  • Set the temp on an external controller: 75, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 91
  • The power cord is 5.4ft enough long for most fish tank.

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Ultimate 55 Gallon Aquarium Setup Guide – Fishxperts

10/24/2019  · You can find more about the right hood, lid or canopy for your 55 gallon aquarium on our website. Suitable Filter. The size of the filter depends on the size of your tank. For a 55 gallon aquarium, you will need a filter that has a flow rate of at least 220 gallons per hour (gph).

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11/30/2020  · A freshwater aquarium is usually heated to 76–79°F (24.5–26°C) using a thermostatic heater. This is a special waterproof electrical heating element that incorporates a thermostat; the thermostat measures water temperature and switches off the heater when the desired level has been reached. Submersible Aquarium Heater

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Mylivell Aquarium Heater Submersible Auto Thermostat Heater,Fish Tank Water Heater and Adjustable Temperature with Suction Cups and Protective Cover (with case-100W)

  • High Quality: Aquarium heater made of high quality quartz glass, double seal material , advanced design, ensures safe operation.
  • Adjustable Temperature: The temperature of the fish tank heater can be adjusted automatically. Temperature setting range: 20°~34°C(65° F – 93° F), and the display is easy to read.
  • Fully Submersible. Power: 100W. Suggested water volume: 20 gal.
  • Both suiting for fresh or saltwater aquariums, provide a constant warm environment for your tropical fish to stay healthy.
  • Convenient and Safe: Our aquarium heater thermostat has two suction cups for attachment to the fish tank. The polarized plug prevents electrical shock.

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2/7/2018  · I know 500 watts is overkill in my 40 gallon DT with 20 gallon sump but if the Inkbird turns off the heater when the DT gets to 79 degrees, my biggest concern is the sump water getting too hot before the DT temp reaches 79 degrees during heating but I don’t see that happening when I have 10x turnover.

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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.

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What is the Best Heater for 20 Gallon Tank?

5/7/2020  · How do I choose the best tank heater? Tank heaters can be tricky if you donâ€t know what criteria you are looking for. Therefore, we prepared some factors for you: Aquarium size. A 20-gallon tank may require you to get something that has 100 watts or so (as mentioned above).

Best Aquarium Heaters for 10, 30, and 55-Gallon Tanks …

7/15/2014  · Check out some of the best aquarium heaters for your 10-gallon, 30-gallon or 55-gallon freshwater fish tank and get advice on which size, brand and type to consider.

Best Filter for 55 Gallon Fish Tank 2020 – Inland Aquatics

As a rule of thumb, when you have a full 55 gallon tank, the water should be cycled through the filter at least five times. Therefore you need filters with an outflow rate of 275 gallons per hour (GPH) at the minimum. There are several designs with their pros and cons suitable for most aquariums. Best Filter for 55 gallon fish tank 2020 1.

Aquarium Heater Suggestions for Fluval Spec Aquariums

11/1/2014  · Deciding if you need a heater is pretty simple. If the air in your living abode ever drops below the desired temperature of your aquarium, yes – you need a heater. Example. I don’t need a heater in the summer but during the winter, our house drops to 68F (20C) and we want to maintain a temperature of around 75F (24C).

Best Heaters for a 5-Gallon Freshwater Aquarium Fish Tank …

1/3/2013  · A good rule of thumb to determine what size heater you may need for your small aquarium is: 5 watts for every 5 gallons This is not an absolute rule as different heaters may work more effectively than others, but this will help guide you to finding a heater that is better suited for the size tank you need.

27 Best Cold Water Fish For Your Aquarium (No Heater)

Size: 8-18 inches; Difficulty: Beginner; Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons; Water Temperature: 57°F to 68°F; 24. Rainbow Shiner. This is a species that’s mesmerizing to look at. True to their name, the Rainbow Shiner is a mix of color and metallic glimmer. A group of these moving around an aquarium is something you need to see in person.

12 Best LED Aquarium Lighting Units According to Gallon Size

10/15/2020  · The top LED lights for a 55-gallon planted tank. I’m assuming that in these you would want to keep larger and sometimes smarter fish: If you plan on having fish that might escape you’ll definitely need a hood. A light hood for 55-gallon aquarium will not be able to look after plants. The premade ones are just too weak for that.

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

What size tankless water heater do I need to replace an 80 gallon water heater? 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.

What Size Water Pump Is Needed for a 55-Gallon Aquarium …

4/12/2017  · The Correct Water Pump for a 55-Gallon Aquarium "The rule of thumb for good water flow and turning over water in your system is a minimum of 10 times per hour. In other words, if you have a 55-gallon aquarium, you will want to choose a filter pump that can move water flow at 550 gallons per hour at zero head pressure," according to Seaquest Marine.

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10/5/2018  · Do you Need an Aquarium Heater? … One of the most common aquariums for people to buy is a 10 gallon fish tank. The small size makes it suitable for lots of households, whether you are on a budget, or looking for a small tank as an introduction to fish keeping.