What Wattage Aquarium Heater Do I Need?

Aquarium Heater Size Guide – The Spruce Pets

Example: Average room temperature: 68 degrees F Target water temperature: 77 degrees F Heating required: 9 degrees F (77 – 68 = 9) Tank size: 20 gallon Heater size needed: 50 watts

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05/11/2020  · 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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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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What Size Heater Is Needed for an Aquarium? Heater Basics. Some heaters are marketed for specific aquarium sizes — 10 gallon, 20 gallon, and so forth. These… Water Temperature. The starting water temperature of your aquarium is a significant factor in choosing a heater. For… Choosing a Heater. …

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19/09/2019  · 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. Best Seller #1

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hygger 500W Aquarium Heater, Submersible Fish Tank Water Heater with External Color LED Digital Temperature Controller,PTC Ceramic Frequency Conversion Fast Heating for 60~120 Gallon

  • 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, work with new PTC ceramic thermal conductive material, 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. (PS: Suitable for freshwater only.)
  • 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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05/08/2018  · A standard 125 gallon aquarium will need a 375-watt heater at a minimum. A 375-watt heater will be just enough to increase a 125 gallon aquariums temperature by 5 degrees Fahrenheit. If you need to increase a 125 gallon aquariums temperature by 10 degrees Fahrenheit you will need to add multiple heaters that add up to 625 watts of heating power.

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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. Best Seller #1

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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).
  • &#x1F420 Intelligent Overheating Protection & Lack-of Water Protection &#x1F420: With double sensing probe on the top, it will accurate detect the temperature and water, once overheating or the water cant cover the top of this aquarium heater, it will automatic power-off, prevent electric shock & burns and keep you and your fish safe. (E2,E8 display are mean overheating, please increase the water circulation when it happens)
  • &#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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Aquarium Heater Size Guide • Land of Fish

How To Determine Which Aquarium Heater Size You Need. Step 3) Use this table to determine how much wattage the aquarium heater needs to have: Aquarium size To raise the water temperature 0.1-5ºF above the room temperature, you need …

What Size Heater Do I Need for 55 Gallon Aquarium?

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. Aquarium Heater Size Calculator – (Fish Tank Heater Size …

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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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300 watts heater are appropriate for aquariums above 100 gallons, with the rang anywhere from 100 to 125 gallons. Any aquarium above 125 gallons would require a heater with more than 300 watts output. Good high wattage heaters include Finnex Titanium tube which can produce up to 500 watts and Hydor Theo which give out up to 400 watts.

How Big of a Heater Do I Need for My Aquarium?

Aug 05, 2018  · What Size Heater for 90 Gallon Aquarium A 90 gallon aquarium will need a 275-watt heater in order to increase the temperature of the water to at least 5 degrees above room … Aquarium Heater Size Guide – The Mandarin Garden

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POPETPOP [Upgraded 400W Aquarium Heater – Submersible Titanium Fish Tank Heaters with Intelligent LED Temperature Display

  • √ [UPGRADED] MORE PRECISE TEMPERATURE – Upgraded sensing probes on the top of heater provides more precise induction that reduces temperature error which allows you check the temperature of the aquarium more easily to prevent the difference temperature in water from making the fish sick.
  • √ [UPGRADED] DURABLE HEATING WIRE – The aquarium heater was changed from the original iron-chromium wire to the nickel-chromium wire to ensure the heater has longer life and precisely control heater temperature. It is extremely durable and stable, and faster heating than normal glass heaters.
  • √ SAFETY PROTECTION – The fish tank aquarium heater has CE, FCC and ROHS certification. When sensing probe is exposed in the air or detected the water is overheating, the heater will stop heating. Giving your aquarium fish, amphibians, turtles safety protection.
  • √ EASY TO ADJUST TEMPERATURE – LED digital display temperature that is easy to observe the temperature set by the heater. Using intelligent IC chip for more precise temperature control with less error (±1°C/±2℉). The touch button ensures that the hand is not wet when adjusting the temperature.
  • √ SIMPLE OPERATION – The 400w fish tank heater can be used in 70-80gal gallon fresh water and salt water aquariums. Easy to set temp from 20°C ~ 34°C(68℉~ 94℉). Note: Don’t expose the heater out of water surface as this may cause damage to the heater.

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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.

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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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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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 … Best Seller #1

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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.

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Mylivell Aquarium Heater Submersible Auto Thermostat Heater,Fish Tank Water Heater and Adjustable Temperature with Suction Cup-50W

  • 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: 50W. Suggested water volume: 20gal.
  • 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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Aquarium Checklist for Beginners – The Spruce Pets

Aquarium heaters come as hang-on-the-tank or submersible models and may have a numerical setting or simply an up and down setting. Go for the submersible with a numerical setting. It will cost more but they are worth it. As for size, a rule of thumb for wattage is to use 5 watts per gallon for smaller tanks and 3 watts per gallon for larger tanks.

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【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.

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HITOP 50W 100W 300W Adjustable Aquarium Heater, Submersible Fish Tank Heater Thermostat with Thermometer (300W)

  • 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).
  • 300W aquarium heater, length 11-inch, power cord 4.9ft, recommended for aquariums 30 to 60 Gallons.
  • Bonus a stick-on thermometer, no need to buy another thermometer, 24-Hour Professional After-sales Service.

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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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26/01/2020  · 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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Uniclife Aquarium Heater Preset Submersible with Electronic Thermostat for 20 Gallon Fish Tank Heater 100W

  • 5~20 gallons fish tanks were recommended. Applicable for freshwater, marine and tropical aquariums.
  • Preset temperature of 78°F: Built-in electronic thermostat, Model No. PH100 would automatic heating water then maintain the temperature at 78±2° which is an ideal temperature for most of tropical fish. No adjustment needed, so not adjustable, please kindly note before order.
  • Shut-off Automatically: LED indicator light would display red while it’s turned on and heating, will automatic turn off when the preset temperature( 78±2°) was reached.
  • Anti-Shatter:Made of heat-resist thick quartz glass, shatterproof material to keep your fishes safe. UL listed, prevent the risk of fire, electric shock.
  • Small Sized and Submersible: Fully submerge the heater, tightly fix it with 2 strong suction cups vertically or horizontally on the tank. Small size makes it easy to hide and save space.

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Example: If your aquarium is 200 litres and you need to increase the temperature by 10 °C, then your aquarium requires a 200 Watt heater. If the exact size heater you require isn’t available, it’s always better to install a heater that is ‘too large’ rather than one which is too small.

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08/11/2020  · 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 Submersible Aquarium Heater,100W /300W Adjustable Fish Tank Heater with External Temp Controller Auto Thermostat Heater for 10-60 Gallon Saltwater and Freshwater Tank (300W)

  • 300W AQUARIUM HEATER: For 30 to 60 gallon fish tanks, with a precision probe inside, it is possible to monitor heat more efficiently and avoid “cooking fish”, and it can be fixed on the inner glass of the aquarium with suction cup without disturbing the fish.
  • TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT: Set the temperature on the adjustment wheel outside the aquarium. The adjustment knob of submersible aquarium heater can select the temperature between 75°F and 91°F , Temp Control Accuracy:±2℉,Temp Accuracy:±1℉, without worrying about hand wetness.
  • FULLY AUTOMATIC CONTROL: When the water temperature is higher than the set temperature value, the fish tank heater will automatically stop; if the water temperature is lower than the set temperature, the heater will automatically start heating (error is 1.5-2°F).
  • OVERHEAT PROTECTION: When the water temperature is over 97°F, the aquarium heater will auto shut down. If a fault occurs, the backup circuit in the controller will work to shut it down. It provides a warm and sustainable environment while keeping a safe life for fish.
  • RELIABLE QUALITY: Use milky quartz material, can resist a high temp of 1800 fahrenheit degree, excellent in explosion-proof and shatter-resistant, to prevent burns on your pet. Fish tank water Heater is suitable for saltwater and freshwater, fast heating, corrosion resistance and oxidation resistance.

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