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A basic aquarium pump has may uses when it comes to "Do it Yourself" and the aquarium hobby.

This is yet another use for one! A cheap and simple sponge filter. In my opinion, every fish tank should have one.

As mentioned in the video, you would have an already cycled filter for almost any situation. Make yours today for your fish tank, and it could possibly save you some real problems in the future!

To clean this filter, it is best to do so during a water change. Drain old tank water into a bucket, and rinse/squeeze the filter into it. When depends on how much you feed and how stocked the tank is. usually once a week is best.

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Fish are fickle pets and it may be difficult to feed them properly in the correct portions. Sometimes you may overfeed your fish and it can create layers that build up in the tank. An air pump provides more oxygen into the water making your water cleaner and healthier for your fish population. Your air pump will also cause bubbles and add a cool look into your aquarium. The following air pumps are the best on the market and are certain to make your fish’s life less stressful.

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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.

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