Posts Tagged aquarium-water-pump

The Peristaltic Pump and the Salt Water Aquarium

The peristaltic pump (peri pump for shortness) is a small very low flow pump originally designed for the medical profession. In that area it was used for the continuous careful and accurate administration of drugs etc.

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There’s No Water Movement In My Reef

I came home this evening from a hard day at work, ready for the weekend, spend some quality time with the family and do the weekly maintenance on the aquarium.

Everything was all ok until I parked the car on the drive, got out and came into the house……

As soon as I came into the house the first thing I could hear was a beeping sound. I knew right from the very start what it was. It was the control unit from my Tunze wavebox. Sometimes it gets a slight block, the pump turns itself off to prevent damage and the alarm sounds.

No problem I thought I’ll just give it a quick once over and it will be fine.

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Be Careful When Selecting Your Return Pump

If you utlise a sump inside your aquarium them there is one thing you will need for certain – you will need to return the water back to the display aquarium.

For this you will require an aquarium pump.

However, it is not as simple as going out and purchasing the first, best or even cheapest pump you can find. There are various calculations which you need to consider.

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