Human Heating Pad For Tank

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Human Heating Pad For Tank

Post by jonathon1989 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:21 pm

Im researching if its possible to use a human heating pad on a glass tank. Any ideas?


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Re: Human Heating Pad For Tank

Post by IsolatedShadow » Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:36 pm

jonathon1989 wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:21 pm
Im researching if its possible to use a human heating pad on a glass tank. Any ideas?
not long term, I believe. Mainly because it can be a fire hazard if left on for long periods of time. Not to mention, they can't be insulated or anything for the same reason. But they can work short term i think. Just keep an eye on it.
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Re: Human Heating Pad For Tank

Post by aussieJJDude » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:11 am

100% agree with above. They not meant to be used 24/7 and as such, can be a fire risk. Even though it may be a little more expensive to purchase a UTH, they designed to run all the time and provide constant heat.

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