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Marinland Stealth Heaters Recall

8 years 9 months ago #29966 by WhiteDevil
and this


I got what petsolutions.com is selling them at in a check refund from marineland/UPG.

FedEx is picking them up, call the number on the link for a pick up time and refund amount.

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8 years 9 months ago #29871 by madeto
I remember that there was a post about some of Marinland heaters being recalled due to explosions in tanks. This is the new one recalling all Marinland Stealth heaters. I got most of mine from Dr. Foster Smith and they just send me this e-mail about recall:

We're contacting you with important recall information regarding your Marineland Stealth Heater (25W, 50W, 75W, 100W, 150W, 200W, 250W) purchased between 2004 - 2009. United Pet Proup (UPG) has determined that a wiring problem can cause the aquarium heaters to overheat or break during normal use, resulting in property damage and posing hazards to consumers.

As a valued customer, your safety and satisfaction is our priority. If you are still using one of the Marineland Stealth Heaters in question, please take the following steps:

Unplug the heater from the wall to stop the flow of electricity
Let the heater cool for 15 minutes
Remove the heater from the tank
UPG will arrange the return of the recalled model(s) in your possession in exchange for your choice of a free replacement heater (Visi-Therm Deluxe), or full refund. Please contact UPG at (800) 338-4896 between 7:30 am - 5:30 pm EST Monday through Friday to begin the process.
If you'd prefer to arrange your return/refund through Foster & Smith Aquatics, or to discuss trying a Fluval M Submersible Heater as an alternate replacement instead, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-443-1160. Our friendly customer service representatives are always happy to help you, 7 am-10 pm, CST, 7 days a week.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Please let us help you continue to enjoy your favorite hobby for many years to come!

Customer Care Team,
Foster and Smith Aquatics

So I say to her……There is plenty of stuff at the house for the baby to eat!!!! I REALLY need this fish……

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