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The size of the heater should be selected with care. Too high a wattage will cause a large rise in temperature, which would stress your fish. If the heater is too small it will have to work overtime to maintain the required temperature. An over worked heater can be prone to failure.
Here is a general guide to selecting the required wattage for your tank. Based on a normal room temperature.
| Aquarium Volume (Litres)
||94 - 151
||151 - 227
||227 - 340
The temperature can be monitored using an aquarium thermometer. To avoid any misleading readings the thermometer should be placed at the opposite end of the tank from the heater it’s recommended that you check your tanks temperature every day. This can easily be done when feeding.
If you have a large tank of say more than 150 litres you may be better buying 2 small heaters rather than 1 large one. If a heater says on, it will give you a bit more time to discover the fact than if you had a single large heater. If one heater fails, the other heater should keep the tank warm.