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Re: [UniQuaria] Re: Stealth Heater recall

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  • tiggernut24@yahoo.com
    I would. Yours, Villandra Thorsdottir Austin, Texas ... From: Trevor Holyoak To: UniQuaria@yahoogroups.com Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2011 12:43 PM Subject:
    Message 1 of 12 , Feb 26, 2011
      I would. 
      Villandra Thorsdottir
      Austin, Texas
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2011 12:43 PM
      Subject: Re: [UniQuaria] Re: Stealth Heater recall


      The box says it's a Stealth Pro Shatter Proof Heater 250 watt. I guess I should call Petsmart about it?

      - Trevor

      Trevor Holyoak <trevor@...> wrote:

      >I just recently bought a Marineland Stealth 250w heater. I liked that it
      >had a lifetime warranty. Apparently I made a bad choice?
      >- Trevor
      >On 2/26/2011 7:50 AM, Frank M. Greco wrote:
      >> On 2/26/2011 8:29 AM, tiggernut24@... wrote:
      >>> That used to be the best brand you could get. Atleast in the under
      >>> $200 price range. If there's something for millionaire hobbyists I
      >>> don't know.
      >> Heaters seem to run in the under $100 range and over $500 range. The
      >> Over $500 range, though, is usually something that a public aquarium
      >> would use (1000 watts and up). That type of heater usually lasts
      >> forever. We have some titanium heaters that must be almost 10 years old.
      >>> I heard their quality was slipping. But this recall seems to
      >>> involve a particular sort (plastic vs glass or something) and
      >>> particular wattages - probably particular models or a specific time
      >>> period. I'd look more into it before panicking.
      >> It involves the Stealth and Stealth Pro heaters, 100 watts or better.
      >>> I also heard it might be a hoax, so do look into it properly before
      >>> you do anything else.
      >> It's not a hoax. Marineland has taken these heaters off their website,
      >> although there is no mention of the recall. Additionally, the
      >> wholesaler we deal with is taking them back.
      >> Check out
      >> http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/equipment/103155-beware-marineland-stealth-pro-heater-3.html
      >>> I have three 50 watts in my twenty gallon and they seem to be doing
      >>> fine, but I bought them well before the quality started slipping.
      >> These are not involved in the recall.
      >> Frank

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