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Never Trust stick on thermometers.. #1
Here is a very good reason why you should not trust, those stick on temp strips..

This is my marine tank, here is the temp reading on a stick on one..

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Re: Never Trust stick on thermometers.. #2
And the true temp from a digital..

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Re: Never Trust stick on thermometers.. #3
I don't know what you're complaining about...
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Re: Never Trust stick on thermometers.. #4
Me neither, lol
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Re: Never Trust stick on thermometers.. #5
Must get one of them then
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Re: Never Trust stick on thermometers.. #6
Well worth the money.. spec if the fish are well expensive.. and you want an accurate temp reading,..
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Re: Never Trust stick on thermometers.. #7
Believe it or not my digital thermometer let water in and then broke

At least my old fashioned glass one hasn't let me down yet!
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Re: Never Trust stick on thermometers.. #8
I use a glass one and an external one with a probe that goes in the water - it was only ?10 from Maplin and gives the exact same reading as the glass one
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Re: Never Trust stick on thermometers.. #9
My digital ones were cheaper than the glass ones :) Got 3 for less than ?6 on eBay