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Old 08-16-2011, 10:48 PM   #1 
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Need a heater for this bowl

I found this glass cookie jar at Wal Mart. Its a 2 gallon jar I was thinking of putting a Betta in it. My only problem is finding a heater for it . I am looking for suggestions.
Here is the link to the jar.
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Anchor-Hoc...h-Lid/16486707
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Old 08-17-2011, 04:46 PM   #2 
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Bio-med betta therm? I think that's what it's called.
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Old 08-17-2011, 05:22 PM   #3 
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A Hydor Theo 25 watt heater would be perfect! DON'T get the Betta Therm. They aren't adjustable, and can overheat, which can cook your fish. You can purchase the Hydor Heater here. http://www.bigalspets.com/Hydor-Theo...Rank=salesrank
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Old 08-17-2011, 05:29 PM   #4 
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Sweeda, that one shows that it's for a 5-10gal tank. Would it still work okay in a 2? I'm trying to find the right heater for a 2 gal as well.
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Old 08-17-2011, 05:38 PM   #5 
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I use the Tetra brand 50w preset type for my 1-5gal tanks without any problems......depending on the room temp and tank size the water temp will vary from about 74/5F-80ish......I do like the adjustable type for my larger tanks but even then the water temp is rarely what I set the heater at......they can all vary based on tank volume, watts and room temp IME....
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Old 08-17-2011, 05:44 PM   #6 
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It's fine. I've used it in 3 gallon and under tanks. On the box, it says for 2-7 gallons, not 5-10. I don't agree that presets are a good idea. It works accorrding to your room temperature, and there is NO way to change it if you need to. They're a waste of money in my opinion. Adjustables are a better choice.
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OH! Good to know about the betta therm.
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Old 08-17-2011, 06:03 PM   #8 
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You're welcome. =)
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