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Zoo Med Rheostat

Discussion in 'Heating' started by warlord238, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. warlord238

    warlord238 Well-Known Member

    DO NOT BUY THE ZOO MED RHEOSTAT!!!!! i baught the **** thing less than a week ago and just went to fix the switch to set the temp and the stupid thing starts sizzling and burnt out making a nasty smell and now doesnt work...im ****ed and have know way of regulating temp until i can get to a pet store.

    does any1 have a temp controller they suggest?
     
  2. mld

    mld Subscribed User Premium Member

    What is it being used for UTH or Ceramic Heater, or a type of light?
     
  3. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member

    You can buy a dial-type switch at your hardware store, for about $6 or less. There are instructions for wiring them in tutorial link below. I use them for my Flex-watt under tank heaters.



    Wiring Heat Tape To Dimmer Switch
     

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