how to choose a suitable water pump for your fish tank




Briefly introduce how to choose a suitable water pump for your fish tank from the following aspects:


The water pump promotes water circulation and increases the amount of dissolved oxygen in the water. A water pump suitable for the size of the fish tank plays a decisive role in the process of water quality management.


Currently on the market, there are two types of water pumps suitable for fish tanks: submersible pumps and amphibious pumps. Submersible pumps are also called submersible water pumps. As the name suggests, they are water pumps used in the water body of fish tanks; while amphibious pumps can be used inside the fish tank or directly connected to the outside of the fish tank through water pipes.


When choosing a water pump, factors to consider include the size of the fish tank, filtration form, amount of filter material, breeding density, fish size, etc. The larger the capacity of the fish tank, the greater the breeding density, the larger the size of the fish, and the faster the metabolism of the fish, the power of the water pump will naturally be larger and better.


1. water capacity size:You need to get the water capacity to calculate the filtered water flow required for fish tank filtration.

2. Type of fish: more lively fish require larger flow rates, while quieter fish require smaller flow rates.

3. Breeding density:If there is an "overload" situation in your fish tank, then your water pump will not have enough flow.

4.  Service life:There will be garbage in the water pump after use. It is recommended to disassemble the water pump every two to three months or half a year and clean out the garbage inside.


A simple summary is that if the capacity of the fish tank is larger, the filter material is less and simple, the breeding density is higher, the fish are larger, and the metabolism of the fish species is faster, then the power of the submersible pump needs to be larger to be a suitable choice.


Water pump is a kind of common use aquarium products. There are Various types of the aquarium water pumps, Now we are introducing a small water pump with adjustable flow.

1)Dimensions: 2.87” x 1.65” x 2.2”; The 5-ft. long power cord offers convenient installation; Max. Flow Rate: 130 GPH (500 L/H); Max. Lift Height: up to 2.6 ft. ; Watt: 6W; Voltage: 110-120V/220-240V 50/60hz


2)Detachable & Cleanable: This compact water pump is easy to hide or disguise and no additional tools are needed for disassembly and cleaning

3)A Variety of Outlet Positions: Place the pump flat and choose whichever outlet position suits your needs

4).Wide Range of Application: High performance energy-efficient pump designed for use in ponds, fountains, waterfalls, hydroponic systems, irrigation systems and other water features

5)4 Suction Cups:The 4 suction cups are strong and require no extra tools to secure; You can choose vertical or horizontal fixing according to your needs


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