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Last update: April 7, 2021

Gang Valve – A Single Fitting to Split & Control Your Airline!

Most aquarium air pumps only have enough nozzles to run one or two airline tubes. As you are no doubt aware, one airline will run one piece of air-powered equipment, such as an airstone or a sponge filter. But what happens if you want to run three…four…or even more airstones from the same air pump? […]

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Last update: November 18, 2021

Airline Control Valves: Airflow Regulation for Your Air Pump

When it comes to reducing the air flow in your aquarium, the most popular solution is to use an idle air control valve. But it may surprise you to learn that this valve could be doing your tank more reproductive harm than good. So read on to learn more about aquarium airline control valves and, perhaps most […]

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Last update: April 7, 2021

Aquarium Airline Tubing: Deliver Air Into Your Tank!

While there is plenty of information to be found on air pumps and airstones, there isn’t a lot said about the very thing that connects the two… I am talking about airline tubing. You might be thinking: It’s a tube…how much more do I need to know about it? More than you think. And today, […]

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Last update: April 7, 2021

Aquarium Airline Connectors – Air-Tight Joints for Your Tubing

Do you need to join two pieces of airline tubing together? Maybe you need to bend the air tube around a corner or fork a tube to two different pieces of equipment. If that’s the case, airline connectors are just the tool you need! What is an aquarium airline connector? An airline connector is a […]

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Last update: April 7, 2021

Bleed Valves: Reduce Air Pressure and Increase Your Air Pump’s Life!

An air pump that is too powerful can wreak havoc in your aquarium. When attached to a sponge filter, it can cause a current strong enough to stress fish that prefer calm water. Or, maybe it’s causing your airstone to work overtime, producing so many bubbles that you can’t see your fish. Somehow, you need […]

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Last update: April 7, 2021

Aquarium Air Check Valves – Save Your Tank!

It may surprise you to learn that your air pump could actually suck all the water out of your tank. If your air pump is positioned below the level of the air tube or airstone in your aquarium, you are at risk. Let’s say your pump stopped working or the airline tube became detached from […]