Pro line Stainless Steel Aquatic Pond Heater with Pro Line Digital Stat 3kw
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Pro line Stainless Steel Aquatic Pond Heater with Pro Line Digital Stat
These are ideal for quarantine systems or smaller ponds, comes complete with Pro-line digital thermostat.
These all new Pro line heater units have stainless steel heating elements to ensure its suitability for use on All Aquatic Systems, including salt water / tropical marine.
Accurate to + or - 0.5 deg C the special thermostats have an internal relay that allows them to be used on a wide range of applications including gas and oil boilers as well as electric heaters.
These units represent very good value for money indeed. To calculate the correct heater size you will need 1kw per 1000 gallons. All the units in this range can be connected to a normal domestic 13 amp mains supply.
These new Pro-line heaters also offer ultimate flexibility in that the heaters and thermostats can be used independently. Should either unit fail, they can therefore be replaced individually and systems can be upgraded from 2kw to 3kw using the same thermostat.
Heating a Koi Pond
There is much debate as to whether Koi hibernate in the winter. There are those that would have you believe that this is a natural state and quite healthy for your fish, while others would say this causes undo stress.
Regardless of which side of the fence you are on, there are some important facts to consider.
- When Koi ponds ice over, harmful gasses from decaying plants, algae and fish waste cannot dissipate.
- Heating a Koi pond helps greatly reduce stress on your stock.
- Providing heat will assist your Koi's immune system.
- Your biological filtration will continue and avoid a start-up in the spring.
- You can continue the feeding of your Koi to maintain good nutrition.
- You can protect your investment, by minimizing loss.
Element cable length - 4m (please allow for slack so you can fit the heater in situ comfortably.
Mains cable length - 2.5m