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truman 07-07-2013 11:05 PM

Air pump goldfish?
 
Do I need an airpump for a 60 gallon tank with 4 fancy goldfish? I have a marineland penguin 200 b hang on back filter and an ehiem ecco 2234 which are both made for 60 gallon aquariums and and filter 600 gallons per hour

thekoimaiden 07-10-2013 07:59 PM

You probably don't need one but it won't hurt anything. I have a small air pump on my 55 gal goldfish tank in the summer because the water gets so warm. Goldfish have pretty high oxygen requirements and it never hurts to have a little more water circulation in the tank.

jaysee 07-10-2013 08:21 PM

Just don't put it under the filter intake ;-)

truman 07-13-2013 03:11 PM

Yep :-) I did get one and it seems like a great addition!


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