FishChannel Product Reviews: Heaters, Chillers, and Fans

Every product in FishChannel’s product review section has been tested by noted Aquarium Fish International columnist David Lass.

David A. Lass has been keeping tropical fish since he was 12 years old. He has been involved in most aspects of the aquarium hobby and currently wholesales tropical fish to retail stores in New England. In addition to the fish tanks for his business, David keeps a number of large planted tanks, including a 300 gallon with altum angels, discus, rummynoses and many catfish. David is the product reviewer for Aquarium Fish International and a moderator on the FishChannel forums.


 Aquatop Digital Heater Review

Aquatop heater

The Claims
Aquatop claims that the heater is easy to use and will maintain the aquarium temperature accurately.

The Test
I tested a 300-watt Aquatop Digital Heater on a 50-gallon planted tank. Over a few weeks, I raised the water temperature by 2 degrees every other day and then lowered it 2 degrees, going from 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit and back down. More>>


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