Aquarium - Air Filters & Air Pumps - Petland Discounts, Inc.
but pls let me know whether air pump will save and help to grow beneficial bacteria in the aquarium in absence of filter.
This next picture displays a cut away view of a Hydro Pond #2 Filter, showing connection to an air line for use with an air pump. Outside of this being a double sponge with two bulls eyes instead of one as per standard Hydro Sponge Filters, the internal design is the same for all sponge filters when used with air driven power.
This filter is excellent for both large aquarium use or Patio Pond use (such as container ponds)
Air Pump Attachment
*Diagram for sponge filter with an air pump installation (click to enlarge):
that even without the use of the optional diffuser, I have attached a small piece of tubing to the underside of the bulls-eye (frame #4). This is IMPORTANT as it allows the column of air to draw water upward deeper into the sponge filter, and better uptake of debris from the water column in the aquarium.
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Very easy and cheap way to make your own Aquarium sponge pump. Perfect pump for small tank, small fishes, shrimp tank, breeding tank ... Using a simple air pump and basic materials, you can create a mechanical/chemical filter for your aquarium!An aquarium air pump is a useful piece of equipment for enthusiasts to install. It serves many functions, including helping keep the tank clean and filtered, providing a safe environment for certain types of aquarium inhabitants, and to avoid stagnant areas in the tank. A good air pump should last several years, but small malfunctions can occur that require simple repairs. Aquarium owners should acquaint themselves with the types of malfunctions that can occur and the equipment needed to make simple repairs. Some examples include problems with the air pump diaphragm or the valve.Do Aquariums Need Air Pumps?
Aquarium air pumps are useful to add extra dissolved oxygen in aquariums where this may be lacking due to low flow or warm temperatures. Aquarium Air pumps also can make attractive addition to aquariums and have many ornaments associated with them. Aquarium Air pumps also allow extra water movement and can prevent dead spots. Air pumps however can be loud and annoying and aren't really necessary if filtration is adequate.
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TWITTER: Air pumps force oxygen into your tank by increasing surface agitation so your fish have lots of O2 to breathe in. In many cases, your aquarium inhabitants don't need the extra oxygen and live just fine without an air pump. But take a road trip, add in medication or run a certain type of filter, and the extra oxygen from an air pump becomes a necessity.