What should you consider?
If you are aspiring to be an aquatic hobbyist, looking for home aquarium pumps, there are a few things to consider before heading to the pet store.
The pump you choose for your fish tank needs to be compatible with which kind of filter you have.
What kind of filter you pick is dependent on what kind of fish you want to populate your home aquarium.
Fish can be sensitive to the flow rate of the water circulating in the fish tank, so find out what flow rate your fish prefer.
If you fancy tropical fish, make sure the pump is saltwater-compatible.
Furthermore, you will need to decide if you want an external pump or a submersible pump.
TIP : In order to save on power usage, pick a pump for your home aquarium that is sufficient for the job, yet with the lowest wattage.
Mike’s choice: The B2 Circulating Pump
The B2 Circulating Pump is:
- Saltwater or freshwater compatible
- Can run directly from PV/Solar Panels
Why is the B2 Circulating Pump well-equipped for a home aquarium?
First of all, since the B2 circulating pump is submersible, it is much quieter than an external pump. You can maintain a peaceful living environment without the noise pollution that older setups tend to produce.
The B2 functions well in either saltwater or freshwater for whatever kind of fish you decide to buy.
And like all our pumps, the B2 Circulating Pump can be run directly from solar panels.
Finding the perfect pump is not as hard as you may think. If you would like some more information or advice on pumps why not visit our blog Ask Mike? You can also contact me directly via email, WhatsApp or browse the catalog at US Solar Pumps.