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What are the physical dimensions of the "Petco Air Pump for Freshwater & Marine Aquariums"
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can you put your airstones underneath of the gravel as to hide them from veiwers?
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my petco air pump stop work what can I do to get it fix or a replacement
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warranty length on air pumps, & are they rebuildable?
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Does this only have 1 hose or can I run 2
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do you sell new check valves for this product?
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can you put your airstones underneath of the gravel as to hide them from veiwers?
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I have a 5-Gallon tank with 3 appropriately sized fish. How often should I leave the air pump on? When should I shut it off?
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my petco air pump stop work what can I do to get it fix or a replacement
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Is this Rigid Tubing carried at any of the stores are is it strickly online only?What are the sizes that they carry there are none listed here?
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PETCO Petco Air Pump for Freshwater & Marine Aquariums

Stylish, unique and compact designEach model includes the airstone(s), check valve(s) & 1, 2 or 4 qty 78" plastic tubing per outlet necessary for first time useEnergy-efficient modelMaintains optimum airflowUL listed for safety
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with the air pump how many air stones can it operate

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THE 2 STONES ENCLOSED WORK GREAT. I HAVE NOT TRIED LARGER OR MULTI-3,4.
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Depends on which one you buy, how deep the tank is, how large the stones are, etc. The pumps have a certain number of ports to help keep people from putting too many air stones, etc. on them at a time, but depending on your situation you can add to or might need to decrease what you have attached to the pump.
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At least 4 maybe more. I run 4 with no problem.
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You can purchase and use what they call gang valves. This will split the airflow into multiple lines. How many can you use? This depends on the size/depth of the aquariums that you are trying to use the air stones in. I would just experiment with it. The more air stones you use the less airflow you will get to each of the stones. The airflow can be adjusted through the gang valves to each line. Experiment with multiple lines, use a gang valve and see whether or not you are getting the flow of bubbles/air that you want.
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what exactly includes in this set

i cant figured out what is in this set ? air pump , air stones ? do i have to buy line tubing or that including in the set and valve ?
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THIS PUMP COMES WITH 2 AIR STONES WITH 2 VALVES AND 2 LONG HOSES AND 2 FILTERS WITH YOUR PUMP. ONE FILTER IS ON AND THE OTHER IS IN THE BOX. I ACTUALLY SET THE PUMP ON TOP OF IT'S OWN BOX (CLOSED) AND THERE IS NO NOISE WHAT SO EVER!!!
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Everything you need is included. You can buy different air stones and more airline tubing if you need it. The stones are basic, but they work fine. The tubing is actually pretty nice.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
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It includes the air pump, 1-4 airstones, 1-4 lengths of airline tubing, and 1-4 airstones. All of these numbers depend on the model. All of this information is on the page next to the picture, above the rating.
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everything you need like air line tubing air stone(s) and check valve(s) and a LOUD air pump
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will 9902 work in a 120 gallon aquarium?

What determines the gallons for which it works? Has anyone tried using the 9902 in a larger than recommended tank?
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THE BOX STATES IT IS FOR TANKS FROM 12 TO 93 GALLONS. THE HOSES ARE LONG AND WITH THE AIR VALVE YOU CAN ADD LENGTH.
WILL IT WORK? -I THINK SO. TRY IT.
JUST DO NOT GET IT WET!!
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What size? Long, probably, Tall, probably not. I think it would be smarter for you to buy the largest size for a 10 bucks more.
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can you put your airstones underneath of the gravel as to hide them from veiwers?

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You can put them wherever you want but if you put them under the gravel it makes the bubbles bigger and they're less effective the smaller the bubble the more oxygen you put into the water
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Yes, you can control airstones with this pump.
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How to set up a petco airpump ac 9902

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you attach the airstone to one end of the tubing, the machine's nozzle to the other, put the airstone in the tank and turn it on. Either put the pump above water level, or put a check valve in the tubing. Check valves can be attached by cutting the airline tubing and attaching it on either side of the check valve. This prevents water from entering the pump if the power goes out and water gets in the tubing
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Purpose and need directions---Help Please

I got the whole set up from a friend. It came with no directions and I cannot seem to find any online...
what is the purpose...
do I use one or both tubes...
I think I am missing the check valve not sure what that is....
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
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I am using both of the air valves for a 29 gallon tank. The 29 gallon kit came with an AC-9902 air pump, 2 air stones, 2 check-valves and 2 plastic tubing (78").

The check valves have an IN side and an OUT side. The IN side points toward the pump and the OUT side points to the air stone.
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There is an air filter under the 9903 air pump. Can replacement's be ordered?

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The 9902 air pump has a filter although the online ad and the box didn't mention it. It came with one replacement filter.
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what air pump do I use with the 29 gallon under gravel filter

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This air pump can be used for 29 gallons. It is designed for 12 to 93 gallons. It ma also be used with an underground filter.
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i just got a new air pump together i have the (airstone) (check valve) and (plastic tubing)

but don't know what to do
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The only tricky thing about the air pump attachments will be the check valves. If you can place the air pump higher than the aquarium, you may not need the check valves. But if your air pump is sitting lower or at the base of the aquarium, you will need to cut the tubing: a shorter length from the pump to the check valve and the longer length of the tubing from the check-valve to the air stone. The check valve will have an IN side and OUT side. The IN side points to the air pump and the OUT side of the valve points to the air stone.
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Can this air pump be used with the Petco undergravel filter?

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Yes,and it works great.
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How many WATTS can this machine deliver?

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THE 9902 AIR PUMP IS 4 WATTS. SOUNDS SMALL BUT TWO ITEMS IN MY TANK GIVE OUT LOSTS OF BUBBLES EACH.
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do you sell new check valves for this product?

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I'd suggest a check valve for any air pump unless of course your air pump is above your tank which most of the time people put them underneath the tank I wouldn't take a chance without using a check valve if you have a power outage your tank will leak right through your air pump destroying it destroying your floor and probably costing you a lot of money so I invest two bucks and save yourself a big headache
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I have a 5-Gallon tank with 3 appropriately sized fish. How often should I leave the air pump on? When should I shut it off?

5-Gallon Tank
3-Appropriately sized fish
Currently have the air tank running, but not sure if I should leave it on 24/7
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Leave it on 24/7 unless you have a planted tank if not you might have problems happy fish keeping
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my petco air pump stop work what can I do to get it fix or a replacement

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Buy an Azoo air pump they're very inexpensive but they pump a lot of air they're great for deep tanks and they last and last and last I've tried Fusion air pumps I've tried whisper air pumps Fluval deep water air pumps and nothing compares to the Azoo
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Can Replacement diaphrams for the air pump model # AC9904 be ordered or obtained somewhere?

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Hello, do you sell air pumps with a control dial to set the frecuency?

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how can I order replacement parts (rubber bellows) for mainatining of my Petco brand aquarium air pumps?

I've seen these rubber replacement parts for sale for several other brands of pumps, but so far not for the Petco pumps. I looked in the store and the website, but no luck. I have a number of these pumps in use and they are all due for replacement of the bellows, but i can't seem tomfind any, although the description on the box says "easy maintinace". Replacing these bellows is pretty much the ONLY maintainance that these air pumps are ever likely to require...so...???
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What are the physical dimensions of the "Petco Air Pump for Freshwater & Marine Aquariums"

Model: AC-9904
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