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Old 11-11-2013, 02:34 PM   #11
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But the noise of an air pump is harder to get used to? I love the way it looks, but is it worth the noise? Hmm
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But the noise of an air pump is harder to get used to? I love the way it looks, but is it worth the noise? Hmm
I was thinking it was a different type. I'm not sure if this might help, it did on my external pump. I used a medium size cable tie and put it around the center of the pump and tightened it. This reduces the vibration. I'm not sure if it will work in this situation but you could give it a go. It could be a cheap fix. It should not be that noisy, as it's internal??
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I find the air pump as most noise as well. No cords touching it, just normal vibration.
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The internal air pump doesn't rattle the house, but it's at the point or near the point of annoying when watching TV 8 feet from the tank. Thanks for the tip -- I'll check it out. Though I don't have anything to compare it to
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The internal air pump doesn't rattle the house, but it's at the point or near the point of annoying when watching TV 8 feet from the tank. Thanks for the tip -- I'll check it out. Though I don't have anything to compare it to
Do you have it for visual pleasure or to aerate the water??
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Old 11-12-2013, 04:07 PM   #16
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Purely aesthetic
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In that case you can remove the airpump if it gets too annoying.
The fish don't enjoy the bubble show. It's just for you.
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My hob filter is silent if I take the lid off ... My tanks are in my room but I still use ear plugs cuz the sound of the bubbler
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In that case you can remove the airpump if it gets too annoying.
The fish don't enjoy the bubble show. It's just for you.
Good point Do the fish "not" enjoy the bubbles?

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My hob filter is silent if I take the lid off ... My tanks are in my room but I still use ear plugs cuz the sound of the bubbler
Ear plugs? Is this in your bedroom? Is this an external bubbler?
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I use ear plugs when I sleep cuz I'm sensitive ... Bubbler is for fish not sure if they can go without .. Can they do well while I sleep ? I'm afraid to try
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