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Re: [APD] heating pads

If you "box" it in between insulation and the tank, It's
goint to get very hot while it is running, probably hotter
than the manufacturer intended.

Although you can buy thermostatic controls, they aren't

Scott H.
--- Sandra Derrick <mygenericemailname at yahoo_com> wrote:
> I have an old and rather large (10x20) reptile heating
> pad that has lost it's stickiness and I could easily put
> it between the insulation board and tank
> bottom...however, there is no way to regulate the temp so
> I was going to rule it out because I was worried about
> temp spikes. It gets VERY hot, in fact you would not want
> to leave your hand on it for any length of time. Maybe I
> could wrap it in a few layers of tin foil first leaving
> an extra 6 to 10 inches on either end to help conduct and
> spred the heat out? What do you guy's think?

S. Hieber

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