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How often should a fish tank heater be on?

Asked: capt. patrick smith, Last Updated:

The temperature should be consistent and not fluctuate greatly or frequently. It should only fluctuate between 1 to 2 degrees within the range in 24 hours for a general idea. If your aquarium temperature fluctuates more than 1 to 2 degrees, it means your heater is malfunctioning, and you need an immediate replacement.

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