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Squiggle

Yeah I had the last one with the potentiometer & if you do the conversion it's only about 6L/min & I'd only use about 2L/min per filter, I'm using 20 airlines for a 40L/min pump & all my filters are turning over nicely. You could try the biggest one but I'm not sure if will be enough :encouragement:

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JonX

okay, my current aqua one stella 200d which cost $35 has 2 outlets at 100liters per hour each.

so 200liters. From this, the Schego Deluxe ($165) - top of the range one seems like the one to go although very pricey!

Squiggle are they as quiet as claimed? That's the major thing that will determine if I would buy one or not.

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Squiggle

Yeah I had mine in the cabinet & I can't remember it being a problem. The difference between your aqua one & the schego is the schego will pump the same volume in deeper water :victorious:

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chabbs

I have a 2nd hand Schego Optimal and M2K3.

The Optimal is the most quiet one and the M2K3 is louder by a significant amount. On full blast, both are still quieter than my Hailea air pump. Unfortunately they're not 100% silent since they are the loudest thing in my fish room.

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CNgo2006

If you are looking to just supply enough air to a couple tanks and are looking for quiet then I would say the Rena air pumps are the quietest but if you are running a large amount of tanks/racks then you will have to put up with a little noise, as they need a fair bit of power to produce enough air. Or you could just get 10 Rena air pumps!

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shrimpstan

of the pumps im using at the moment they are all different brands the one im most happy about is definitely the 4 outlet sera precision.

very good for 2 x 2fters :)

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