Re: Airpump noise

From: Mark T. Bachelor (
Date: Tue Apr 20 1999 - 16:25:18 PDT

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 09:25:18 +1000
From: "Mark T. Bachelor" <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg1409$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Airpump noise

>>I think an air stone is a good idea. Almost tried it, but my air pumps
>too loud and I couldn't find a hose that was a good length! Maybe some
>I found if you wrap it losely with paper it won't make near as much
>noise. Mainly because it cant transmit the vibration through what it is
>sitting on.

Better still buy a new RENA pump. They are relatively expensive but the
sound of the pump is drowned out by the faint sound of bursting bubbles.
Even the largest double pump in the new range is surprisingly quiet.


Mark T Bachelor
Biology Technican
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