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Old 11-19-2012, 04:33 PM   #1 
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How much $ to run a fish tank?

Im going to be moving into my friends house in a few months and have agreed to pay my fair share of the electricity when it comes to my fish tanks, but I have no clue what that might cost?

I have 2 10 gallon tanks, each have 2 6500k 10w bulbs that are turned on for 12 hours, a whisper filter and a heater (I dont remember the wattage).

Just an estimated guess based on your own electricity bill, what might I be looking at monthly?
Im thinking of saving up now before I start paying rent, then I can get a bit ahead of the game :)
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:14 PM   #2 
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About 3 dollars a month =]. For 1 tank. Would be cheaper if the room is not cold. I calculate it with a 50 watt heater.

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Old 11-20-2012, 12:56 AM   #3 
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It's crazy cheap to run my tanks, almost nothing to blink at.
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