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Oceanic BioCube Circulation Aquarium Pump

Aquarium water pumps that fit all sizes of BioCube Aquariums Easy-lock suction cup installation, adjustments a snapConvenient cord-holding clips on both sides allow for positioning anywhereInline aquarium water pumps with efficient, energy-saving motorsSimulates natural river currentsFeatures 250 gallon per hour flow rate
Average Customer Rating:
4.286 / 5
4.3
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5
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6 out of 7(86%)reviewers recommend this product.
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Customer Reviews for Oceanic BioCube Circulation Aquarium Pump
Review 1 for Oceanic BioCube Circulation Aquarium Pump
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5

Not for a 30g Tank

PostedNovember 15, 2013
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TC52
from NJ
Although they say this can be used for a 30 gal tank, not so much if you have a sand substrate. The power is great for making waves and circulation, but unless you have a gravel bottom, it will blow your substrate everywhere. I would recommend for a tank at least 40g or larger. Not the quietest either, but not unbearable, I switched to the Hydor Koralia Nano
I would recommend this to a friend!
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Review 2 for Oceanic BioCube Circulation Aquarium Pump
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5 / 5
5 / 5

WORKS GREAT

PostedApril 7, 2013
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j4mes
from salem
i bought this for believe it or not my 55 GAL reef tank for just that extra circulation along my back wall. i put it where i wanted and decided to trade it out with my bigger one i have in the front product works great! wish my petco by my house still sold them i would buy another!
I would recommend this to a friend!
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Review 3 for Oceanic BioCube Circulation Aquarium Pump
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Works well for me

PostedDecember 2, 2012
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Mad4Fish
from Anchorage, AK
I bought this for a 29 gallon fresh water aquarium for circulation at the bottom of the tank for some wood shrimp.
It's fairly compact so I was able to camouflage it with some plants. The shrimp love it, they don't often leave the current. I also have a plecostomus that likes to swim up to it and then ride the current backwards.
Works great for the price.
I would recommend this to a friend!
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Review 4 for Oceanic BioCube Circulation Aquarium Pump
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

BioCude 250

PostedSeptember 24, 2012
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dr3404
from maine
Awesome power head, perfect flow for 15 gallons or less. I use this in a 10g reef set up and it does the job perfectly
I would recommend this to a friend!
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Review 5 for Oceanic BioCube Circulation Aquarium Pump
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2 / 5
2 / 5

Below Average

PostedMay 12, 2012
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JetBlack
from Sacramento CA
I bought two of these for my 20 gallon saltwater tank. For the price they are made of cheep material. The power head has a large distracting suction cup with a latch on it. The latch is supposed to allow you to disengage the suction cup. The latch gets stuck and the first time I tried moving it, it broke. The power head has a small ball that goes into the suction cup rig but upon adjustment it breaks leaving the ball in the suction cup. This is the second that has broken on me. NOT worth the effort, time, or money.
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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Review 6 for Oceanic BioCube Circulation Aquarium Pump
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Great For Nano Reef Tanks

PostedApril 19, 2011
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VLynn
from Indiana
This circulation pump is perfect for the Biocube 14. It adds just the right amount of extra circulation without being overly powerful.
I would recommend this to a friend!
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Review 7 for Oceanic BioCube Circulation Aquarium Pump
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

perfect for nanos and picos!

PostedJanuary 10, 2011
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saltwateraddict
from Williamsport, PA
Purchased for a 29 gal biocube. Ended up trying it in my 5 gal. pico. I figured it would make a mess. But after a couple minutes everything settled down and is working out great in this small tank. The only negative for me? I have to buy two more!
I would recommend this to a friend!
+8points
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