Re: [UniQuaria] Re: Stealth Heater recall
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Austin, Texas----- Original Message -----From: Trevor HolyoakSent: Saturday, February 26, 2011 12:43 PMSubject: 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 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?
>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
>>> 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.