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Memento vivere...
Posts: 3,202
Registered: October 2009
Location: Longmont, Co

 

PETCO 4-Way 9904
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1 6251 Fri October 23, 2009
Recommended By Average Price Average Rating
100% of reviewers $22.00 8.0

 

Description:
Uses 5 watts of power, is for use in tanks 26-212 gallons, includes four air outputs, four airstones, four check valves and (4) 78" of plastic tubing. For freshwater and marine aquariums.
Keywords: Air pump adjustable

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Memento vivere...

Registered: October 2009
Location: Longmont, Co
Posts: 3202
Review Date: Fri October 23, 2009 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: $22.00 | Rating: 8 

 
Positive aspects of the product (pros): Very inexpensive, comes as a complete kit, more powerful than expected
Cons: Can be loud upon intial use, fairly large, mounting options are limited

 
This is specifically for the 9904 model. Cannot speak of the smaller ones.

Comes stock with 4 outputs and an easy to use rheostat on top. Runs 4x12" bubble wands in a 30" deep tank with no problems. First one worked flawlessly, has worked for 6+ months with no issues. Can barely be heard when turned all the way up and placed in the tank canopy.

Second one had a loud squeak when turned to full power, but after 1 days use at half power, it went away. Highly suggest this pump for those "oh crap" moments, as it is cheap, works great, and is easy to find, but as it is a new product I would refrain from replacing anything that isn't broken with it yet, as its long term life/performance is not known.

If you purchase it, keep in mind it is about 9" long, 5"wide, and about 4" tall, and comes with one tiny hole on the bottom for hanging it on a wall.

Overall, can't be beat for the price.

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