Ultra therm heaters

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Ultra therm heaters

Post by Hermie escape artist » Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:39 am

Hey wanted to double check that a uth ... ultra therm was gonna be fine for a tote tank ? Was wonderi ng if it would heat to much cause it's a tote thinner then glass

Also was gonna get the heater to be alil longer to wrap around the sides and back ... ? To much or good idea ???



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Post by GotButterflies » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:13 pm

Hello :) You can not wrap them. They need to stay straight.

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Post by Hermie escape artist » Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:56 pm

GotButterflies wrote:Hello :) You can not wrap them. They need to stay straight.

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O ok didn't know that .. ok then THANKS

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Post by aussieJJDude » Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:08 pm

They do fine on totes. Agree with GB, if they are bent it can lead to the wires inside the UTH to bend, potentially breaking the heater and lead to a fire hazard.

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Re: Ultra therm heaters

Post by Hermie escape artist » Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:10 pm

aussieJJDude wrote:They do fine on totes. Agree with GB, if they are bent it can lead to the wires inside the UTH to bend, potentially breaking the heater and lead to a fire hazard.

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