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Aquarium Pumps

Many years of experimenting and testing have produced the most technologically advanced diaphragm material available to the air pump market today. The TeraFlex diaphragm, with its flex strength and heat and ozone resistant capabilities, will extend the time between servicing by a significant factor.

 

Apollo’s line of Aquarium air pumps is made entirely in the United States. All plastic and rubber molded parts, metal stamping, electrical components, and packaging are manufactured and assembled in America.

 

AM-3 smaller aquarium pump

AM 3- Small Aquarium Pump

Apollo’s AM3 and AM5 aquarium air pumps feature an exclusive linear motion design. The drive mechanism of the pump is built into the diaphragm to provide the quietest operation of any pump on the market. Rather than a swinging arm that works with opposing motion, the Apollo Aquarium Air Pump operates in a straight line, which reduces stress on the pump components. This feature makes servicing the Apollo Pump very quick and easy.

 

 

 

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Check Valve & ApolloStone

The valve system of the Apollo Air Pump is also totally unique.

The valves are large, pre-filtered, self-cleaning, anti-siphon parts molded from high-grade silicone material.   

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These valves are far superior in performance and longevity to the typical flapper valves of most pumps and will generally last the life of the Apollo Air Pump.

 

AM-5 Large Aquarium Pump

Because of Apollo Enterprise’s absolute confidence in the quality of the Apollo Aquarium Air Pumps, we offer an Unconditional Two-year Guarantee on this product. Every Apollo Aquarium Air Pump is performance bench-tested at the factory to insure maximum quality.

 

Large Aquarium Pump

Tanks 15 to 50 gallons

MODEL NUMBER: APOLLO AM-5 AQUARIUM PUMP

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Pump Design:                           Double Diaphragm, Duckbill Valves
Net Weight:                               2 Lbs
Pumped Media’s:                      Air and Gases Compatible with Materials of Construction
Ports:                                       Outlet:  .20” OD x .30” L Smooth Elbow
Inlet:     5 Micron Filter
Operating Temperature:             30° – 105° Fahrenheit

 

MATERIAL OF CONSTRUCTION:

Pump Body:                             Acetal
Diaphragms:                             Thermo-Plastic Elastomer (Std)

Valves:                                     Silicone
Fasteners:                                 Plated Steel
Enclosures:                               Styrene (STD)
Enclosure Dimensions:              5.3”L x 4.0”W x 2.70”H

Motor:                                      Fixed Coil, Oscillating Magnet 60Hz Natural Frequency
Electrical Connections:              .170” W Solder Terminals (Standard)
Electrical Specifications:                       5.5 Watts Power, +/- 10%, 115V, 15-50 Gallon Capacity

Current Values Typical. DC Voltages Require Inverter Circuitry
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Typical Performance – Continuous Duty*:  With TPE Diaphragms
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Download PDF for Aquarium Pump AM-5

Small Aquarium Pump

Tanks 5 to 20 gallons

MODEL NUMBER: APOLLO AM-3 AQUARIUM PUMP

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Pump Design:                           Single Diaphragm, Duckbill Valves
Net Weight:                               1 Lb
Pumped Media’s:                      Air and Gases Compatible with Materials of Construction
Ports:                                       Outlet:  .20” OD x .30” L Smooth Straight Elbow
Inlet:  5 Micron Filter

Operating Temperature:             30° – 105° Fahrenheit

MATERIAL OF CONSTRUCTION:

Pump Body: Acetal
Diaphragms: Thermo-Plastic Elastomer (Std)

Valves: Silicone
Fasteners: Plated Steel
Enclosures: Styrene (Std)
Enclosure Dimensions: 4.25”L x 3.50”W x 2.80”H

Motor: Fixed Coil, Oscillating Magnet 60Hz Natural Frequency
Electrical Connections: .170” W Solder Terminals
Electrical Specifications: 3 Watts Power, +/- 10%, 115V, 5 – 20 Gallon Capacity

Download PDF for Aquarium Pump AM-3

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Air Stone: Fresh & Saltwater
Aquariums

The ApolloStone is simply the best air stone available for both fresh and saltwater aquariums.

For freshwater aquariums, clean the ApolloStone approximately every 6 months. For salt water applications, clean about once a month.

Consider these features:

  • Long-lasting – will last many years with proper care
  • Very simple to clean – just loosen end nut and turn the rings until they rotate freely, then tighten. There is no need to remove the air stone from the airline or even take it out of the aquarium!
  • Offers very little resistance to air flow
  • Weighted stainless steel end nut keeps the air stone at the proper depth.

 

High-Grade
Silicone
Valve

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The anti-siphon check valve protects aquarium and equipment from siphoning due to power interruption or separation of the air line from the air pump. It also allows placement of the air pump below the level of the water (place next to or below the tank).

 

Features Include:

  • Leak-proof for standard aquarium applications
  • High-grade silicone valve, resistant to breakdown due to heat and ozone
  • Colored valve retainer to insure proper installation
  • Less restrictive air flow than competitors
  • Made entirely in the U.S.A.
  • Long life
  • Inexpensive