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Old 04-07-2012, 07:33 PM   #1
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air pumps needed?

I have 2 topfin air pumps that are so noisy..do I really need them? I have 2 filters on both my 55g & 29g.
55g running aqueon 55/75 & marineland biowheel 350

29g running aqueon 30 & aqueon 20.
im getting tired of the consant loud hum
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Old 04-07-2012, 07:45 PM   #2
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IMO nope! Unless you see your fish gasping for breath IMO they are not needed. I find them incredibly annoying too.
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My tip is to hang the up ! Mine runs silent while hanging
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Old 04-07-2012, 07:53 PM   #4
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Also you could just have one and get a tube splitter
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IMO nope! Unless you see your fish gasping for breath IMO they are not needed. I find them incredibly annoying too.
I think with the filtration I have there is enough movement. I put towels under them and it seemed to help. also on a different note.

is this a good idea ?? I put some fluval foam pieces in my 350 bio wheel

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No, if you have something besides air driven filtration you don't need them, they are just for aesthetics.
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okay ill probably turn them off tonight or tomorrow..its hard not to have em on..lol
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