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Old 09-19-2013, 03:55 PM   #1 
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Help! I don't know how to read my tank thermometer!

It is a stick-on, petco brand thermometer. The 82 square is green so does that mean its 82 in the tank?
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Old 09-19-2013, 04:09 PM   #2 
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Yes, that is what its supposed to mean. I would suggest though to get an in tank thermometer which would be sitting in the water & be more accurate. Petco/Petsmart have them for $2-$3.
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Very good advice from Shellie, as usual.

If you have a fever thermometer available, you can check your floating thermometer against it for accuracy.
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Old 09-20-2013, 11:54 AM   #4 
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+1 to Shellie.

Glass thermometers are a lot more reliable than the sticky ones, I've found.
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