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Just started my 1st tank about 2 months ago. i was just wondering if a drip loop is needed if the cords run across carpet before the outlet.
 

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That would be the drip loop then. as long as the cord goes lower then the outlet.

I recommend changing out the recipticle to a GFCI for cheap insurance, especially if you know you are going to get bigger and more tanks involved.
 

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I have the filter, light, and heater all running into a powerstrip with a circuit breaker built in. is that good or do i still need gfci?
 

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If it was my house Id put a GFCI on it just for the sake an electrical short can cause a fire thats inside the walls, GFCI trips before that happens and are made for wet use.
 

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so i revamped how its done. the cords now run to the carpet, speaker on top of them, then up to the powerstrip.
 
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