digital or regular thermo

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  1. Amass78

    Amass78 Plankton

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    Hey everyone, I was just wondering what kind of thermometer is good? i've been looking into buying one of those little time/temp or big digital temp alert ones. Or should i stick with a regular stick on? thanks
     
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  3. NUGIO

    NUGIO Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    Go with the digital theyre inexpensive now a days and they are much better than the stick on type in regards to accuracy
     
  4. Scuba

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    The digital is also easier to ride to.
     
  5. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    The only stick on one I would suggest are the ones that put a thin bar line across them that are easier to read than the rainbow color ones. That's what I have now. I put it near the top to get the high temp reading.
     
  6. Speedy

    Speedy Fire Shrimp

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    I got a regular floating thermometer.

    It's pretty cool. My turbos ride it and it looks hilarious. I have a pretty large turbo that gets on the thermo, and sinks it, when he's done cleaning it he, just lets go and the thermometer rockets to the surface. ;D

    Not to mention that I am fearful of the digital ones. What if they display the wrong temp? Then again if my floater were to break... :-X God forbid... Mercury poisoning for everybody in my tank.

    I might be paranoid.
     
  7. NUGIO

    NUGIO Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    Thats defiately something to worry about David!