Hydra Aquatics Silent Giant Air Pump

The Silent Giant was a celebrated air pump made for decades from the 50s to the late 70s and is so cherished that instead of replacing it, aquarists go to great lengths to get theirs repaired. The Hydra Aquatics Silent…

Maxum Battery Air Pump Coming Soon from JBJ

The Maxum Battery Air Pump is a new air mover from JBJ with a whole lot more going for it than the luft and whisper pumps of old. Most notably, the DC air pump is powered by an internal rechargeable…

Save Your Tank with New USB Air Pumps from Cobalt Aquatics

The new USB Air Pumps from Cobalt Aquatics are a much needed overhaul to the bait pumps of old. For decades we’ve been using these clunky (and noisy) D-cell air pumps for times when air and water circulation is needed…

Cobalt Aquatics Air Pumps Recharge Over USB

Cobalt Aquatics is launching three lithium-ion powered air pumps including one with a battery backup. The three pumps will be charged with a USB plug, compatible with a computer USB port or any USB charging plug and are quiet and…

Finally A basic USB Air Pump For Emergencies & DIY Skimmers

The Jiyin Air Stone is a type of DC powered air pump with an actual USB connection. For years I’ve searched for a pump like this for several years now and while I’ve found some that have a built-in battery, and…

aPump Maxi doubles the output of Aqualighter air pump

The aPump Maxi is a new model of the incredibly silent and powerful aPump from Aqualighter. Reef Aquarium needs for air pumps are relatively few but the aPump Maxi’s new dual outlet design should make this model capable of driving…

Signs that Allelopathy Might Be Agitating Your Inverts

Since corals and other sessile invertebrates are more or less stuck in place and can’t chase away competitors or run from predators, many of them—particularly among the soft corals—have evolved the tactic of exuding toxins into the water to prevent…

Cobalt Aquatics OxyPro is a new air pump design for modern aquarium needs

The OxyPro air pump from Cobalt Aquatics is the first really new design for an  air pump that the aquarium hobby has seen in a really long time. Although fundamentally the OxyPro uses the same sort of diaphragm pumping mechanism…

OnesAqua Air Breeder manual air pump provides circulation without electricity

The OneAqua Air Breeder is a manual air pump that won’t get aquarists all that excited at a trade show but when power is unavailable, you’ll wish you had one. The simple manual air pump simply screws into a standard…

Cobalt releases the Oxy-Pro double chambered air pump

Cobalt Aquatics had quite a few new products at the Global Pet Expo, including the Oxy-Pro Air Pump. The pump is innovative with its electronic adjustment, allowing precise control of airflow to run a variety of air driven devices. An LED…