Heater for a Bimac

Discussion in 'Octopus Care' started by rudy, Jan 25, 2006.

  1. rudy

    rudy O. bimaculoides Registered

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    My house is always about 20-21 celcius, so about 69-70 fareheit. Should I use, or not use a heater for my bimac?
     
  2. joefish84

    joefish84 Sepia elegans Registered

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    my house is about the same and i didnt use one for my bimac cause your return pump will heat the water a few degrees making it ok
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    When we say try to keep the tank in the low 70's, we assume you're having problems with the tank temperature being too high. Actually, bimics don't come from tropical waters, so they can live in lower temperatures - in the 60's is fine. People rarely need heaters for bimacs kept in the house.

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