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Old 08-02-2005, 12:56 AM   #1
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air pumps for 3+ air filters?

are there any pumps tthat will handel 3-4 sponge filters?
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I've seen air pumps with 2 outlets (I own one). Or get a large pump, and use a gang valve to split it off.
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I know I saw a pump that had 3 or 4 outlets I just cant remember which mag. it was in.

If you cant find one just get a large pump and use a gang valve to run the sponge filters.
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how large do i need tho?
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Get a Hagen Optima and a gang-valve...it will handle 3-5 sponge filters just fine.

http://www.hagen.com/canada/english/...01008070011001

...and just for the record, there are air pumps that can handle 100+ sponge filters, but they ain't cheap:

http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/aucti...mps&1123297195
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are there any on aquabid or ebay that would do about 20, and be around $40? and is quite?
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how many could this do?
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Quote:
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Probably 6-10...possibly slightly more, depending on actual output demands.
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This is what you need:
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