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Author Topic: hydor theo heater  (Read 1678 times)
verna2197
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« on: May 16, 2015, 07:43:00 PM »

ok not sure whats going on here but I have the hydro theo Heater 300w for my 75 gallon tank. I just cleaned the tank and added water but to me it feels cold, won't really know for sure till tomorrow, but here is the problem. In Feb we had a real bad ice storm here and our power was out for 8 days, we do have a whole house generator and that is what we used for the 8 days. Anyway when the power came back on we had a terrible power surge and even a small fire in the house. but on one side of the heater tube going down about halfway its brown. Can't really even see a light on the heater. How can I tell if its still good?
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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2015, 08:22:58 PM »

Do you have an aquarium thermometer in there?  What does the temp say?

Personally, I would get a new heater.  I don't trust anything electrical once something has happened to it.
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