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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-25-2013, 04:33 AM Thread Starter
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What air pump/blower for 8 tanks?

stacking 4 10g tanks on top and 4 10g tanks below. I will be running sponge filters for all 8 tanks. What brand would you recommend that is QUIET, dependable, and will create enough air to power them.

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The tanks are small, but there's 8 of them. That leads to a question: Do you see any "expansion" in your future, lol!? You certainly don't need anything like an Alita or even a Pondmaster. But if you see something bigger in your future with deeper tanks and more tanks, the smallest Alita would be my first suggestion. But if you see this as pretty much as big as it gets I, personally,wouldn't have any basis for recommending any of the smaller diaphragm-type pumps. In a nutshell, it usually pays to look down the road a bit since upgrading just downgrades your wallet.
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These 8 breeder tanks will be what i use for many years. I do not see an upgrade anytime soon. What brand/model for the pump?
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