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vagito04
10/10/2010, 12:21 PM
I have an 155 gallon bowfront aquariam, salt water. what kind of heater should i keep in this and how many watts. anyone knows please help me out...

m-rass
10/10/2010, 12:27 PM
I like the titanium heaters, most brands are fine. as for watts, get 2 300w, one in the sump, and one in the DT in case of failure, keep the one in the DT set a degree or 2 under the one in the sump. This is what I do anyway, I'm sure you will get more feedback.

muttley000
10/10/2010, 04:43 PM
+1 on multiple heaters but I think you can keep them all in the sump, and I think 600 watts is about right.

DC_40gallon
10/10/2010, 05:46 PM
And do 2-3 heaters instead of one big heater. It will distribute the heat and when one goes wacky and sticks on then you won't have a tank fry out from heat.

mike_cmu04
10/10/2010, 05:52 PM
I would do 2 300w also that should be enough to keep tank heated even when it is cold.