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    ok, so with my betta situation, the oily slick film, is causing me to have to get filters for my 5 gallons, So i am going the rigged cheap way, I have 2 very small sponge filters, VERY small.I want to run both sponge filters off of 1 air pump. my problem is finding a small air pump that has 2 valves. All the double valved pumps ar for 50 gallons and up, that would be an earth quake for the bettas. so i come to yall, wondering if any of yall have seen any small air pumps that are doubled valved.


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    What about using a T fitting in the air line ?

    If it has enough power to run both filters, you could save yourself the cost of a new pump. For $1 or so it would cost you, I would try that first
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    WOW guys thanks, I didnt even know those existed, i have used sponge filters before but just for one thing, thanks for link.


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    Yea, I use the T, but for the opposite, I have a air pump with two valves that I am sending down 1 air line tube. Any LFS should have them for cheap. Just make sure you put a check valve on both lines, or at least on the 1 line before the pump

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hardy85
    Yea, I use the T, but for the opposite, I have a air pump with two valves that I am sending down 1 air line tube. Any LFS should have them for cheap. Just make sure you put a check valve on both lines, or at least on the 1 line before the pump
    How I use a double for one [Or if you ever need to use that 't' elsewhere], Is to just tie a knot in a short piece of airline and put it on one output, The full pressure comes out the other side.
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