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Air pump suggestions

Discussion in 'Equipment & DIY Ideas' started by Prince, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. Prince

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    I am looking for suggestions for a quite air pump that I can use that will supply one to two air driven filters for 6 to 8 tanks with a max of 30 gallons of water per tank. The key is how quite it is. I only know of the Super luft pump but I have never heard one running.

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    The Jehmco I had was quieter than the Alita, but also lower-capacity. I can't remember the models I had, but they're in one of my threads from when I sold them. I noticed they're also quieter when set up on a loop.

    I personally feel like the big Alita I have now is very quiet, most of the noise is from the bubbling filters, but it's probably overkill for what you're running.
     
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    I like the Alita. I have an 6a which I bought with a 12gang manifold but they also have a larger 15a model. My 6a is running 8 tanks atm.
     
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    I probably have some home-made manifolds you could have once you pick a pump.
     
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    I was possibily thinking of something I could hook up to PVC but that may be over kill
     
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    I had a PVC loop on an Alita in the past.
     

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