5 Gallon Tank Hygger Submersible Digital Aquarium Heater

Tez

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I've just brought this heater as i'm now cycling a 5 gallon tank for a betta and brought this heater and so far so good, it's digital and you work it by a control button and once you set your temp it flashes 3 times.
It's designed for betta fish for protection.

I paid £25-99 for it off Amazon but ebay are charging more but the link gives you a rough idea about it.

 

jake37

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Yea i have one of those i use it when the fishes are sick and have to go into the bucket or i'm sick of a fish picking on another one and it has to go in the bucket or when i just feel like being mean and putting a fish in a bucket. I think they make two sizes I forget if the other one is 25 or 75 watt but it looks the same. I ran one off a battery for 12 hours a day for 2 days when i drove and stuck my fishes in the bucket to keep me company.
 
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Tez

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jake37 said:
Yea i have one of those i use it when the fishes are sick and have to go into the bucket or i'm sick of a fish picking on another one and it has to go in the bucket or when i just feel like being mean and putting a fish in a bucket. I think they make two sizes I forget if the other one is 25 or 75 watt but it looks the same. I ran one off a battery for 12 hours a day for 2 days when i drove and stuck my fishes in the bucket to keep me company.
Well i did by a 25 watt and had to cancel it, as hubby said it makes the heater work harder for the temp you need, so i cancelled that and got a 50 watt and the tanks always at 79.4F i keep testing it with my digital thermostat just to make sure but like you say they're good and quite handy, a bit on the expensive side but what isn't in the fish game.
 

jake37

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Yea but there are not very many 50 watt heaters. They ahve larger ones with larger controllers. I have them and like them but they are too expensive. On the positive side i can stick the heaters some place i can't see it and stick the controller on the stand to see the temp.

Tez said:
Well i did by a 25 watt and had to cancel it, as hubby said it makes the heater work harder for the temp you need, so i cancelled that and got a 50 watt and the tanks always at 79.4F i keep testing it with my digital thermostat just to make sure but like you say they're good and quite handy, a bit on the expensive side but what isn't in the fish game.
 
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Tez

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jake37 said:
Yea but there are not very many 50 watt heaters. They ahve larger ones with larger controllers. I have them and like them but they are too expensive. On the positive side i can stick the heaters some place i can't see it and stick the controller on the stand to see the temp.
Yes they do have larger and what i could see on amazon there was 3 different ones but that came in the most popular and i thought give it a go.

I can't see it in my hexagon tank as i've brought a nice silk plant so it won't hurt the betta once the tanks cycled but you can see if reflect from the right side.
 

Nourhanateout22

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Tez said:
I've just brought this heater as i'm now cycling a 5 gallon tank for a betta and brought this heater and so far so good, it's digital and you work it by a control button and once you set your temp it flashes 3 times.
It's designed for betta fish for protection.

I paid £25-99 for it off Amazon but ebay are charging more but the link gives you a rough idea about it.

Hello! Don't know if you see this but was looking for a suitable heater for my betta in 5 gallon. I have topfin 50w but I feel like it heats up my water to fast. Can you please provide the link for hygger submersible heater on amazon? Is it adjustable?
 

Crazy8

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Tez said:
Yes they do have larger and what i could see on amazon there was 3 different ones but that came in the most popular and i thought give it a go.

I can't see it in my hexagon tank as i've brought a nice silk plant so it won't hurt the betta once the tanks cycled but you can see if reflect from the right side.
What a gorgeous silk plant where you get it? I only seem to find plastic which hurt my betta. How big is your tank?
 

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