Is This Normal?

Discussion in 'Heaters' started by Tana, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. Tana

    TanaValued MemberMember

    I just set up a Vista 23 that came with a Fluval 100 watt heater. I noticed last night that there appears to be moisture accumulating on the inside right before the squiggly lines start. Is this normal or should I contact Hagan?
     

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  2. andychrissytank

    andychrissytankValued MemberMember

    kind of a hit or miss
    some people say it's normal and nothing happens
    while others report the condensation corroding the parts inside and heater failure and/or electrical shock
    I'd play it safe and have a back up one in case the condensation doesn't go away
     
  3. GlamCrab

    GlamCrabWell Known MemberMember

    My vista 23 heater did the same.. And its still working! I took the heater out to look at the water and in mine it seemed stuck between two layer of glass so i put it back.

    In my case nothing happened
     
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    Tana

    TanaValued MemberMember

    Sounds great. I did shoot off an email to them so I'll see what they say.
     
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