A fish tank heater is an important feature in an aquarium. Fish do not self-regulate their body heat. Their temperature depends entirely on their environment. Therefore, they require consistency in that regard. The water temperature is a crucial factor in the life of a fish. Aquarium heaters are crucial if you have tropical or marine fish.
About Fish Tank Heaters
The choices can be overwhelming, so it is best to fit the heater to whatever the needs are for your particular tank. Most aquarium heaters that are used underwater have an automatic switch-off when they are removed from the tank. Substrate heaters will heat the roots of live plants, encouraging growth and vitality. Other heaters are designed to work with larger tanks, smaller tanks, saltwater or freshwater tanks. Our aquariums heaters can be ordered online and shipped to you door, Australia wide.
Aquarium Heater FAQ's
What is an aquarium heater?
An aquarium heater is a device that is used to regulate the temperature of the water in an aquarium. It is designed to maintain a consistent temperature that is ideal for the fish, snails, corals and plants living in the aquarium.
Why do I need an aquarium heater?
Many fish require specific water temperatures to thrive. Without a heater, the temperature of the aquarium water can fluctuate, which can be harmful to the animals living in it. An aquarium heater helps to maintain a stable temperature, providing a comfortable and healthy environment.
How do I choose the right size aquarium heater?
The size of the aquarium heater you need depends on the size of your aquarium. A good rule of thumb is to have 1 watts of heating power per litre of water in your tank. For example, if you have a 100 litre tank, you will need a heater with at least 100 watts of heating power.
How do I install an aquarium heater?
Installation of an aquarium heater is easy. In most cases, the heater will need to be submerged in the water and attached to the side of the aquarium with suction cups.
How do I know if my aquarium heater is working?
You can test if your aquarium heater is working by using a thermometer to check the temperature of the water. Set the heater to the desired temperature and monitor the water temperature over the course of a few hours. If the water temperature remains stable, the heater is working properly.
Can an aquarium heater be too powerful?
Yes, an aquarium heater can be too powerful for your tank. If the heater is too powerful, it can overheat the water and harm the fish, coral and plants. Always choose a heater with the appropriate wattage for the size of your tank.
How do I clean my aquarium heater?
To clean your aquarium heater, unplug it and let it cool down. Once it has cooled, use a soft cloth or sponge to wipe away any debris or buildup on the heater. Do not use soap or any cleaning agents, as this can be harmful to your water. Rinse the heater with clean water and let it dry before plugging it back in.Checkout with Afterpay, Zippay, Visa, Mastercard or American Express.