Aquarium air pumps are used in fish tanks and aquariums for two main purposes. First, is to increase your water circulation and improve proper gas exchange through the use of filters, air stones, bubble wands, other aerating devices. Second, is mainly for visual improvements such as air powered underwater ornaments.
Always select a fish tank air pump that is more powerful than you think you need at first, this will allow you to add more tank accessories later without have to purchase a new air pump.
Custom Aquatic carries a wide selection of aquarium air pumps, airline tubing, airline connectors, air stones, air values and manifolds manufactured by some of the most respected companies in the aquarium industry, such as AREA, AquaGlobe, Danner, Supreme, Lustar, Pacific Coast Imports, Penn Plax, TOM Aquarium, Two Little Fishies, ViaAqua, Won Brothers Follow one of the links below to the type of Aquarium Air Pumps you need for your particular aeration requirements or feel free to call and one of our professional aquatics associates that will be happy to help you find the right aquarium aeration supplies for your tropical fish tank, saltwater aquarium, and reef aquarium
Air Stones: These are used with Air pumps. They increase the oxygen content of the aquarium water by disrupting the surface, to prevent a film covering, which prohibits the proper gas exchanges.