Originally Posted by ANHEL123
Ok i am really don't recommend filter even if you wash only that plastic piece. I would hesitate. You don't need filter don't worry about it. I don't have filters for any my tanks. It really not necessary. Wash everything i think it should be fine. Make sure no disinfection solution left in the heater. I am talking in side of that hole the wire coming from, that sunlight was talking about.
I hope this little guy is doing good. Give us update please.
Nothing on the top of the heater ever touched any solution or water or anything, and I set up the tank without the filter now