Aqueon heater thinks it's out of water

  1. funambulist44 Initiate Member

    Hey,
    I did a water change in my tank yesterday, and when I filled all the water back up, my heater had a purple light indicating it was out of water. It doesn't heat in that mode, and I'm not sure how to fix it. I tried turning it on and off, but that didn't work.
    Thanks
     
  2. TexasDomer Fishlore Legend Member

    Did it come out of the water during your water change?
     

  3. funambulist44 Initiate Member

    yes
     
  4. TexasDomer Fishlore Legend Member

    That would be the issue then. Always turn your heater off during water changes if the water level goes low enough to expose the heater. It may be damaged now.