Battery-Operated Aquarium Air Pumps - Drs. Foster and Smith

Aquarium Air Pumps: Azoo Battery Air Pump - Doctors Foster and Smith
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As an aquarium enthusiast, you know there are many elements that make up your system. In order to keep fish healthy and happy, they need a good size tank, fresh water, light, oxygen, food and the right care and maintenance. One of the items youll need for your tank is an aquarium air pump. This is a key part of the total package. There are many uses for aquarium air pumps, including: running air-driven protein skimmers, ozonizers, sponge filters and adding bubbles to an aquarium via an air stone.

Having a well-aerated tank will help stabilize pH levels and provide the oxygen your fish need for respiration. Battery-operated air pumps are also available to help keep your aquarium oxygenated during a power failure.

The decision for you is determining which brand or type of aquarium air pump you need. Pet Mountain has a wide variety to choose from including Tetras Whisper Air Pump, the Penn Plax Air Tech Aquarium Air Pump, Rena, Commodity Axis Via Aqua Million Air Pump, Coralife High Pressure Super Luft or 7.0 PSI pump, Elite Maxima Deluxe and Hydor Ario 4 Turbo air Pump. Every model has its own unique benefits. We also have aquarium air stones and aquarium air tubing, take a look at them all to see what will work the best for you.

have been completely redesigned! The unique inner chamber, dome shape and thick rubber feet dampen noise caused by air flow through the pump making this one of the quietest air pumps in the industry. The contains a series of interlinked chambers which create pressure as air is pushed through the small openings producing an amazing and powerful air flow. The air flow is easily controlled by a simple turn of the dial. The is perfect for a variety of water related applications for your pond and aquarium. This efficient pump helps aerate your water and maintain a healthy living environment to ensure your aquatic life receives the proper oxygenation needed.


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The fish are still doing fine in the tank. The battery powered air pumps are running great. They actually never ran out of power during the time our electric was off. The two D cell batteries powered the pumps day and night for a little over 96 hours. The pumps were starting to get a little weak at this point but were no ways near being dead! I would have liked to see how long they would have actually lasted but the electric came back on. Once the power came back on we had to clean out our filters and throw all the media away. The filter media smelled horrible, I think from all of the dead bacteria. My advice to ayone in this postition is just to throw everything away and start new. It has been a while since the electric has comeback on and the fish are doing fine. Tank is completely cycled again. FYI Quick Start by API is a great product. Cycles the tank really fast! I do not know yet how it will do on a brand new tank seeing as I just used it on this tank and the bacteria in the substrate was still alive but for me it worked great. I would advise the use of it to my viewers. It is costly though. 7 Results - New Portable Battery Air Pond Powered Pump Oxygen Backup For Aquarium Fish Tank #G205M# Best Quality. US $4.88 / piece US $5.67 /piece.
Photo provided by FlickrThis outdoor fish tank air pump is powered by battery(not included here), and comes with a mini air stone. With belt clip design, for easy to carry.
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This air pump is a perfect back-up aquarium pump designed to aerate your aquarium during a power outage or any interruption of your AC power. It is highly efficient; thus, it is suitable for any aquarium. With ability to provide continuous airflow to your tank, this pump is the best solution to keeping your fish safe and comfortable. Silent Air Battery-Operated Aquarium Air Pump measures 5.5 inches high by 3 inches wide by 2 inches deep and has 5’ cord for easy placement.
The thing your tank needs the most is air. Your fish consume oxygen and produce carbon dioxide. Most of the oxygen enters the aquarium (and co2 leaves the aquarium) by gas exchange at the water surface. The excess co2 gasses off into the room and fresh oxygen enters the water. With good air exchange the aquarium reaches equilibrium with the levels in the air around the tank, and for the most part, doesn’t vary too much. Good air exchange is the result of good flow in the tank and agitation at the surface of the tank. When the power goes out, so does most of your gas exchange. This isn’t a huge issue for most aquariums if were talking about a short period of time, but the sooner you can get that water movement and surface agitation back up and running the better.
A battery powered air pump is one of the things that should be in everyone’s kit. They are inexpensive and can save you a boatload in the event of a power outage. At around the $20 range they are probably cheaper than any piece of livestock you have in your tank. They generally come in two different flavors, automatic and manual. With a manual battery powered air pump like the , you put batteries in the air pump and it starts pumping. The batteries are its only power source. Simply submerge the end of the airline tubing down in the tank and let it bubble. As the bubbles rise to the surface they will not only produce some movement of water in the tank but they will cause ripples on the water and agitate the surface of the water, promoting air exchange. Not only a life saver in the event of a power outage, but the is a great option for long rides home from the fish store or frag swap.