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RE: yeast CO2 and heater rant
>Erk! mine is totally submerged and has been for a good while. Although...I
>think the Visi-therms are more or less the same as the Eco-therms in
>construction, and the Ecotherms certainly have o-ring seals around the
>adjustment knob. I know, I've taken a couple apart in the past. Maybe they
>mean the dial/temperature gauge has to be above water for you to be able to
>see it. I have a Hagen Tronic on my other tank, and it's been submerged for
>18 months now and is still keeping the fish warm. Covered in BBA it is,
The Visi-Therm instruction sheet I have says pretty clearly that the dial is
supposed to be above the water line. Indeed, on the heater I have, there's
a squiggly line right beneath the knob that indicates where the waterline is
supposed to be.
I wouldn't be surprised if there's an o-ring type assembly on the
Visi-Therm, but whether it's intended to keep water out on a permanent basis
is another question. I supposed it says something good about the heater
that you've kept it submerged all this while :-)) But I ain't gonna try it
that way! And I'm only on 115V, not 240V like you Brits!
Are Ebo-Jagers really completely submersible? Because I'd really like one I
can put low in my tank, hidden away. Otherwise, its back to the Hagens.
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