Quick question on a fluker’s heater

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Quick question on a fluker’s heater

Post by GRMU99 » Sun May 26, 2019 5:17 pm

I Have a fluker 17x11 uth mounted on the back on my 29gl tank. I dont think its keeping the tank warm enough. I do have my Ac on in my bedroom since it gets really hot in my room in the summer. The tank temperature reads arounds 71-73. Is there anything i can do to bring up the temperature. I was thinking of ordering another fluuker’s uth from amazon.


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Post by Xenocrab » Sun May 26, 2019 5:29 pm

What do you have your uth insulated with? We use Polypro from Lowe's.

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Quick question on a fluker’s heater

Post by GRMU99 » Sun May 26, 2019 5:59 pm

Xenocrab wrote:What do you have your uth insulated with? We use Polypro from Lowe's.

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Its just attach to the back without insulation



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Post by Xenocrab » Sun May 26, 2019 6:02 pm

I have used an additional uth on the side of the tank with insulation for winter months. I always keep an eye on the regulator. There's only one plug for one uth, so I'm unable to connect a second. I set my regulator at 85.

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Post by Xenocrab » Sun May 26, 2019 6:10 pm

I recommend using insulation and making sure you have a sealed lid.

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Re: Quick question on a fluker’s heater

Post by wodesorel » Mon May 27, 2019 10:13 am

I use an 11x29 Flukers pad to heat my 29 gallon. All I use is foil wrapped cardboard on the back and lid, and the tank stays at 80 even when my room is down into the low 50s in winter.
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