Heater Stopped Working.

Discussion in 'Heaters' started by MaddieTaylah, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. MaddieTaylah

    MaddieTaylah Well Known Member Member

    The heater for my 7.5g which was 25w has stopped working after I accidentally left it plugged in whilst cleaning the tank.

    Anyway, I was wondering if a 200w heater would be unsafe to use temporarily until I can buy another 25w heater. Will the 200w heater work just ordinarily and turn off when it reaches the required temperature?
  2. KinsKicks

    KinsKicks Fishlore VIP Member


    The short answer is yes, if it has an auto shut off at the desired temp. It will happen quite quickly tho bc it's a big watt in a small tank. Just watch it to make sure!

    Hope this helps and best of luck!
  3. OP

    MaddieTaylah Well Known Member Member

    That's what I thought, but I can't help feeling uneasy about using it.
  4. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeper Fishlore VIP Member

    What brand is the heater?
  5. OP

    MaddieTaylah Well Known Member Member

    It's an aqua one. I have been using it & it seems to be working fine.
  6. grantm91

    grantm91 Fishlore VIP Member

    [​IMG]. My gf ordered me this because she dosent like my chinese on i have in my 60 litre marine tank, i wanted to get one for my 200l yank but they only go to 150 watts.

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