Nice Heater for tight spaces By Ryan on 4/14/2014
Ryan would recommend this product to a friend
I was surprised when I opened up this heater. If has a nice digital read out and allows for mounting above the sump. My only complaint with the product so far is that depending on how you have your sump arranged, routing the power cord behind the tank, it might not be long enough to reach the end. Otherwise, great little heaters.
Works well By Jason on 3/27/2014
Jason would recommend this product to a friend
Titanium tube is nice and small for the output compared to the average glass one.
The only complaints are:
Temp probe is a bit off, be sure to check it with a glass thermometer.
It would be nice if the low temperature alarm could be silenced, I used this to warm RODI a few times and it gets annoying.
Works as described. By Joeking on 3/16/2014
Joeking would recommend this product to a friend
Works well compact with a digital thermometer is great.
Price was excellent.
OK By JWEPPEL on 3/13/2014
JWEPPEL would recommend this product to a friend
BOUGHT 2 100 WATTS FOR 75GAL DISPLAY AND 45 GALLON SUMP. GOT 2 JUST IN CASE ONE FAILED FOR BACK UP.HAVE HAD ON FOR A WEEK HASN'T GOTTEN TO DESIRED TEMP YET. MAY HAVE TO GET A 200 WATTER. I LIKE THE SMALL SIZE . DOESN'T TAKE UP MUCH ROOM IN SUMP.
Couldn't find better price anywhere By DE on 3/3/2014
DE would recommend this product to a friend
Some stuff you can find on other sites cheaper but this seemed like the best deal around. I hope they last
Seems great so far! By Rob on 3/2/2014
Rob would recommend this product to a friend
I have had this 300w heater running for about a week now and it seems to be very accurate. I was skeptical about getting the digital control version because I have always used the analog controllers but I am very happy with it. I have used other brands but I highly recommend this heater.
great bang for the buck By lagerhead on 2/10/2014
lagerhead would recommend this product to a friend
I have to say its been so far. It's off by 1 degree but is holding consistent. Best heater I've found so far in this price range. I do wish manufactures would add some weight to the temp probe so it stays down if the suction cup comes off the grass. I zip tied the probe to my skimmer rack and that solved the problem.
great heater just a lil off on the temperature By turbotone on MR on 1/12/2014
turbotone on MR would recommend this product to a friend
i own every size of the heaters and use them for quarantine tanks, water make up tank, my 75 gallon mixed reef tank and planning on using the non controlled one on my 120 build being controlled with my apex.. 2 tips.. buy whats recommended for your tank or go smaller and buy 2 of them and placing one in your return and your input section ( being redundant) if one breaks you still have one running and if one breaks in the on position it will be hard for it to climb that high and hopefully giving you time to get to the problem… the second tip is compensate for the thermometer.. all the ones I've owned have been slightly off ,one by 2 degrees one by 3 degrees the other by 4 degrees.. so knowing this you can adjust the heater to shut off minus whatever the temp you want.. i aim for 77 degrees so my heaters are at 75,74 and 73… this might annoy a lot of people but to be honest none of these heaters I've ever owned that had to be dialed in on top of them were correct anyways… I've had to turn up or turn down the heaters to dial it in to my ideal temp anyways.. so at least you get a digital read out and the titanium heater that won't shatter on you..
Heater works great and is accurate By trailjammer on 1/10/2014
trailjammer would recommend this product to a friend
I bought this to replace my Fluval heater that went out. The heater is small and compact but puts out a lot of heat. I found it very accurate and reading the same temp my chiller reads which is the first heater that hasn't been off a few degrees. It never fluctuates more than 1 degree. The controller is easy to use and I haven't experience the loud beeping that everyone talks about so we'll see. I'd definitely recommend it but I'll have to see if it will last longer than 2 yrs. The temp probe is small and easy to hide in my nano tank. be careful when working in the tank. I almost burned myself by touching the heater by accident. I wish it came w/a fish guard because it can get pretty hot even in the water when it kicks on.
Good Heater By Tyler on 1/1/2014
Tyler would recommend this product to a friend
I have been using this heater to heat up my ro/di water in storage before water changes. I also have the 150 model heating my 40 breeder/ 20 sump set up. Both are great heaters. I would definitely continue to use these in the future.
highly recommend By mike on 12/24/2013
mike would recommend this product to a friend
Great product easy to read display and not too bulky like other glass heaters tend to be..
great heater just off a few degrees By turbotone on MR on 12/15/2013
turbotone on MR would recommend this product to a friend
i purchased a few of these heaters due to the fact they are titanium and won't break which eliminates one of the common failure with heaters.. i own 2 150watts with controllers both used for my 20 gallon tall tanks (one for make up water the other for quarantine) 3 200 watt with controllers 2 for my 90 display 30 sump setup (one in the return chamber and one in the first chamber) not really necessary but i like to be redundant as the set up is not a tech tank but very simple.. the other 200watt is just a spare.. then for my 120 build tech build I'm planning on using 2 300 watts without controller bc I'm planning on monitoring the temp off my neptunes controller..
with all the heater with controllers that i have owned the temperature reading has been off by 4 degrees (3.8 degrees to be exact) so to keep my display at 78 i set the temp on the controller to 74 degrees.. same goes for my 20 gallons.. these heaters are strong so rule of go 1 size bigger is definitely not needed.. stick with correct size on the chart.. my 150 watt heater brings up 65 degree of rodi water in the 20 gallon tank to 78 in about 2 hrs tops.. i think 2 150s would be ideal for my 90 dt and 2 200watts for my my 120 would be better which i might do being my heater rarely cuts on like then anyway.. again one of the heaters might be ok i use two to be redundant..
i gave it 4 stars bc the compensation of degrees that needs to be done but really its not that serious.. would get 5 stars if the temp read perfect.. will tune in next december 2104 to give an update on the heaters..