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Aluminum Sinking Tank Deicer, H-419

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1500 watt Cast Aluminum Submergible Tank Deicer

  • Keeps water from freezing during the winter
  • 1500 watts of power
  • For use in metal, plastic, or rubber stock tanks up to 300 gallons
  • Built in thermostat turns the unit on and off automatically
  • 5 foot power cord with metal cord protector to deter chewing
  • 3 year warranty

Specification Description
Life Stage: Adult
Compatibility: Not Applicable
Package Quantity: 1
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Wattage: 1500
Product Weight: 4.2
Brand: Varies
Material: Aluminum
Product Length: 10
Floating or Submerged: Submerged
Animal Compatibility: Cattle Or Horse
Manufacturer: Farm Innovators
Product Width: 9.25
Part Number: H-419
Product Type: Deicers
Special Feature(s): Not Applicable
Product Height: 4
Capacity: Up to 300 gal.
Cord Length: 5 ft.
Finish: Aluminum
Type: Stock Tank Deicer
Manufacturer Part Number H-419
Aluminum Sinking Tank Deicer, H-419 is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 34.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stopped working Stopped working after 2 mos! When it did work, 2 inches of ice on the top of my horse's water bucket
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great Got this when the weather was in the 20 We had been busting ice for over a week ordered this on Thursday revived it on Monday. Worked great had to use it for about 2 weeks never had a bit of ice even when temperatures went into the single digits
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great design I bought one of these a few years back and I can say it works great but requires a lot of upkeep. The aluminum design submerged in water and having an electrical current causes calcium lime build up. It sticks to the heater causing hot spots and gets lime settlement in the bottom of your tank. To clean you have to submerge the de-icer in vinegar. This will eat away the lime deposits and you will still have to take a wire brush to get it all off. Once your done put back in and the lime starts to build up again. However, the water never froze. Cord eventually wore out causing an electrical current to carry through the water.
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aluminum Sinking Tank Deicer I was very pleased with the heater, I had a horse tank totally iced over and it melted right through the ice
Date published: 2018-02-02
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I want to put in a 100 gal aluminum tank for 2 horses.  How deep should the water be kept above the top of the Deicer?

Asked by: wegetcold
The deicer will need to be submerged in water. It is thermostatically controlled so it will continue to heat between the periods whether it is in or out of water – having the unit running with no water for an extended period of time can potentially burn out the element.
Answered by: BrittanyH
Date published: 2017-10-23

I have 2 100 gal plastic tanks. Can I run 2 heaters on 1 20 amp circuit?

Asked by: Buonoman
No, each heater requires 12.5 amps.
Answered by: DanielB
Date published: 2017-01-13

Can you use this in a 50 gallon rubermaid water tank?

Asked by: Banjo86
As long as it doesn't rest directly on the plastic bottom or sides and the water level doesn't get low, it will be safe.
Answered by: DanielB
Date published: 2016-11-03

Is this safe or practical to use in a plastic bucket chicken nipple waterer?

Asked by: Sfurbish
As long as it doesn't rest directly on the plastic bottom or sides and the water level doesn't get low, it will be safe.
Answered by: DanielB
Date published: 2017-01-08

I'm thinking of using this in a tank pond. I live in Ohio. How expensive is it to run?Don't want a unreasonable electric bill.

Asked by: Bunzie
There is no way we can find out how much it would cost to run. It is thermostatically controlled to operate only when necessary so it really depends on how cold of a winter one has. The H-419 is a 1500 Watt unit which pulls about 12.5 amps.
Answered by: BrittanyH
Date published: 2017-11-13

Does it have a thermastat 

Asked by: jmax
Multiple thermostats for safe, efficient control.
Answered by: BrittanyH
Date published: 2017-01-27

I have plastic 55 gallon drums cut in half for water, can this unit be placed on the bottom of the plastic drum with no concern for melting through>

Asked by: Tundra Stalker
This product is best for use in cold climates and stock tanks from 150 - 300 gal. The heavy-duty cast aluminum design is virtually indestructible and can be used in metal, rubber, or plastic tanks without the need for an additional guard.
Answered by: NRoberts
Date published: 2017-11-11

What are the thermostats set at?

Asked by: AlbertA
48-66 degrees Fahrenheit
Answered by: ElliottB
Date published: 2017-09-27
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