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Old 12-30-2012, 05:41 PM   #1
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Default Inline heater restrict flow?

Hey everyone, I have a gretch canister filter that has 1" hoses on it, and I need a heater. I was thinking of getting an inline heater, but the one I'm looking at has 5/8" connections. Will I see a considerable drop in flow if I splice in the heater? It's on a 100 gallon stock tank, filter is rated for 200 gallons. The heater I'm looking at is a hydor 300w inline.
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:24 AM   #2
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I'd heat the water at the stock tank. I'm not exactly sure how the inline works, but if flow stops for any reason...wouldn't the inline heater burn out? Does it have a thermostat? I'd use a 300W submersible on the stock tank, and cover it (stock tank) to help it stay warm, and keep humidity down.
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