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Old 18-09-2019, 10:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Conlington View Post
Okay, so I'll turn off the heat mats under the tank off. The prob is literally stuck to the glass in front of the heat mat. I've been regularly checking to make sure that the probe is properly placed. The digital start has stayed at 29c but the glass feels hotter than that, or is 29 to touch warmer than you think?
There's something definitely a miss if the probe is stuck to the glass where the mat is as that's how I have mine. Is the mat where the probe is actually touching the glass in that spot?

The only thing I can suggest is you buy a temp gun (think they're around a tenner on Amazon) and then turn your stat down until the mat is at the correct temperature. Or use another stat if you've got any spare.
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