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Old 04-12-2019, 10:13 PM
Egg
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We are looking at getting an APH and getting a vivarium with a ceramic heater element, but wondering if anyone could help me out with how much it could cost, it will be on 24 hours a day?
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Old 05-12-2019, 02:47 PM
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Invest in a PULSE PROPORTIONAL THERMOSTAT to use with the CHE. It will work very efficiently and should make the CHE last a very long time. Used this method myself in a setup with no problems for years using the same element. Get a day/night stat then it will run more economically. You shouldn't be running the heating anyhow 24/7

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Old 05-12-2019, 07:30 PM
Egg
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Thank you for the info regarding heat element.
fyi I wasn't and will not be a cheapskate I was literally asking for info on EVERYTHING to make sure I am aware and getting everything right !!!!!!!!
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