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Old 05-14-2012, 12:29 AM   #1
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bubble walls

I want to get a bubble wall in my tank, but I'm not sure what the best one is. I just bought an airstone one but only one side blew bubbles. I saw they had flexible rubber ones. They seem like they might be better. Anybody know of any hood bubble walls? And I have a 50 gallon tank.
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Just bought one from Top Fin 48" black and bendable, need powerful air pump. Top Finô Flexible Bubble Wand Tubing, love it and at Petsmart mine was on clearance.
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I have one in each of my tanks that I bought on Ebay. They work great and the fish seem to like them.
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I had the same problem with a bubble wall air stone. Only half was blowing bubbles and this was after soaking if for about two hours. I will say that eventually about two weeks later now the entire length is now blowing out bubbles. I think the air stones sometimes just need time to fully saturate. I do understand your frustrations.
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Thanks for the replies everybody. I bought a 28" top fin bubble wall and that's the one I'm having the problems with. I tried to poke small holes with a needle but it still didn't work on one half. I just used half of it so now It's a 14" bubble wall. But I think ill try a rubber one
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Also has to do with the power of the air pump.
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The pump I have is actually pretty powerful. It's adjustable and has 4 valves. But even when turned up all the way, it just rapidly comes out one side of the wall and nothing on the other. Later I can post a picture of the air pump
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And thanks for all the advice. It really appreciated
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I had one with 2 valves /air holes 3.5W and it didn't work as well as the whisper 10-30 3.1W one hole, so I think it was less force coming through one hole. I even tried a saddle where both holes went into one tube, still not enough force.
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