Water Heater RECOMMENDATIONS PLEASE

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Abby
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I need to purchase a water heater for my baby res. Please give me some suggestions about BRANDS and SAFE HEATERS for baby turtles. Thanks in advance for all your help. Best regards, Abby
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I have the Visi-Therm Deluxe for my babies. It is fully submersible so it can go in sideways for lower water levels. It doesn\'t seem to get very hot to the touch either. It has kept the water at the same temp consistently. I got it at www.drsfostersmith.com and the prices start at $14.99 that was cheapest place I could find this particular heater. Hope this helps. Good luck!
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There are many brands of heater available for your tank it depends on the tank size. A submersible heater is recommended. To protect the turtle a heater cover is recommended so that it does not get burned. The Ebo-Jager is one that has been recommended quite a lot on this board. I use a Rena-Cal Top Light because of the time requirement and availability at purchase. It has been a good heater so far. Both are fully submersible. I am using the Tronic heater cover on my heater but I believe Ebo-Jager builds a heater cover also.

Here is some information and reviews on heaters for you turtle: http://www.austinsturtlepage.com/Commun ... 0e%20r%20s

Here is a site that has just about every heater made for an aquarium:
http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/s ... CatId=3743

The heaters should be available at PetSmart, Wal-Mart or pet stores. Here is the PetSmart website: http://www.petsmart.com/fish/shopping/a ... arch.shtml
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Unfortunately, Ebo Jager does not make heater covers for their heaters. If you get one (or can`t find one for the heater you do buy), you can cut a PVC pipe the size of the heater, drill it with enough holes to let water circulate and use that as a heater guard.
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