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Re: [APD] hydrogen sulfide - thanks
It was unclear to me whether the plate was over or under
the tank. Guess I read too quickly.
If he is applying the heat from below the aquarium's bottom
panel, and using a plate to distribute the heat, then I
wouldn't expect the heater to generate convection currents
through the substrate. I'd expect the heat to be relatively
--- Stuart Halliday <stuart at stuarthalliday_com> wrote:
> S. Hieber wrote:
> > You have my curiousity sparked.
> > So this is running AC at 60 volts? Why all the
> The resistors are the heating element.
> > To reduce the voltage across the across the substart
> > termina, I suppose. Why not let the substrate cable be
> > only significant resistance. Those external resistors
> > converting electrical energy to heat and then dumping
> > outside the tank.
> Yes, if I understand Mariano correctly the resistors heat
> up the
> granite slab and gently heat the underside of the
> aquarium. Very neat.
> So it isn't in the tank...
> Stuart Halliday
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