20 gal watt question

  1. b

    bodieman Valued Member Member

    is a 50 watt heater enough for a 20 gal non planted tank?
  2. Tony G.

    Tony G. Fishlore VIP Member

    I wouldn't think so. Its usually 4-5WPG on heaters, so i would go for a 100W in a 20g...
  3. OP

    bodieman Valued Member Member

    yea thats what i thought i just upgraded my 10 gal to a 20 and was hoping the heater wouldnt need an upgrade too but no big deal ill upgrade and continue cycling. thanks