Whisper® Aquarium Air Pumps

Whisper Air Pumps
Product No. 77846-00
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Minimal noise, maximum air flow. The Whisper® Air Pump’s dome shape actually flattens sound wave frequencies. In addition, each model features sound-dampening chambers designed specifically for that model. And the air pump's rubber feet and suspended motor prevent sound waves from reflecting off surfaces such as tables and shelves.

Available in models for aquariums from 10 to 100 gallons, Whisper Air Pumps provide a powerful flow of air. UL listed.

Air Flow
10 0.5 L/min
20 1 L/min
40 1.3 L/min
60 2.6 L/min ("T"-ed)
100 3.3 L/min ("T"-ed)
Whisper® Aquarium Air Pumps is rated 2.5 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from HAD TWO HAD A PROBLEM WITH ONE GREAT SERVICE I have a 120 gal tank purchased two AP-300 pumps and they have been going 24/7 for six months one had a issue the bottom leg/plug popped out and the pump did not pump air - I called Tetra they checked the lot number and sent me a new one no problem - The best service I ever had
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 2 out of 5 by from broken tip on 2 pumps I only have whisper pumps on all 7 of my tanks . but the tips have broken on 2 of them where you put the air line , if they fixed that it would be a good pump.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor quality and reliability Have been through 3 of the 100g air pumps in under a year for a 90g tank 4' long, 18" wide, and 2' deep. Pump sits under aquarium on cork pad on a shelf. Same problem each time - rubber diaphragm tear and failure after several weeks to several months of use. Thankfully only purchased two and pulled remaining good diaphragm from original pump to replace failed diaphragm on 2 week old replacement pump. Now a third diaphragm has failed forcing me to look elsewhere for a quality air pump. Save your money until quality control improves as Tetra does not guarantee the rubber diaphragms - likely due to their high rate of failure.
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from POJ We bought a whisper air pump (30-60) for our tank. It was very weak and It just didn't push enough air to even start bubbling. Thank goodness we could return it to the store and buy a reliable pump that actually works.
Date published: 2016-09-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Whisper 30-60 broke after 4 months I purchased the 30-60 air pump 4 months ago, and the interior piece that holds the "replacement parts" broke. It has been sitting in one place since I bought it, I didn't move it or drop it. Now I have to buy a new pump.
Date published: 2016-08-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from do not work I have baught 2 different ones and neither work if I put under water more than 4" with nothing on the end of hose
Date published: 2016-03-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from This product is very quiet Have it in my room no problem, but do need replacment parts
Date published: 2015-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great air pump and it is quieter than all others I've been using a Whisper 40 air pump as well as a Whisper 100 for the past year. The Whisper 100 has been powering my LED bubble wand, bubble volcano, and animated treasure chest with more air to add more things as needed (I put some entertainment in my 2 year old's show tank). I have some old pumps that I used to use in the 1990s and both are very quiet compared to all of those pumps. You need to make sure to put them on a level and proper surface for maximum quietness.
Date published: 2015-07-31
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Hi we purchased a Tetra Whisper 40 air pump late September 2016 for our son's 75g tank. We have put on proper check and flow valves. The pump is extremely loud. This pump is not more than two months old! Will you please help us.

Asked by: Chris62
Hi Chris62! Thanks for contacting us! We are sorry to hear this is happening to you. Make sure there are no restrictions. Here are some things to check:- you should have no excess tubing, only about a 2-4 inch slack in it- since you are using the flow valve, make sure you do not have the flow restricted by too much- this is a pretty powerful pump, so make sure it is sized to your tank and application correctly; if the tank or application are really small, this will cause increased back pressureIf you are unable to resolve this issue, please contact us directly at 1-800-526-0650. You can speak with a representative directly and they can troubleshoot this for you.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-12-02

I recently purchased a Whisper Air Pump Model 100 which was delivered to me on Monday, 11/14. It was far too noisy on Tuesday morning so I replaced it. I want to return it but I threw the box away.

Asked by: DavidCC
Thank you for your inquiry. My first recommendation would be to troubleshoot why you felt it was too noisy. These pumps are typically pretty quiet. In fact, they are some of the quietest on the market. A pump plugged into an outlet without an air stone attached will make a lot of noise, however. An air pump that is not installed correctly will also make a lot of noise. So there may be an underlying cause to the issue.In regards to returning it to the store, that is up to the store and their policies. If you return it to us, we do not require the box, but we would require the receipt to be shipped back with it. Someone will reach out to you directly via email to try to assist you.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-11-17

On the whisper 60 air pump if you use T connecter on air oulet connectoions on 1 air stone what is air flow 2.6L/min? What is air flow if use air outlet connections separately on two air stones 1.3L/ min?

Asked by: JenL
Thank you for your question. Correct. Each port puts out 1.3 liters per minute, so when they are properly teed together, they can produce a combined 2.6 liters per minute.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-11-11

What size airline tubbing does the pump need?

Asked by: Jbodden12
Thank you for your question! All air pumps take the same - 1/8" I.D. air line tubing. This is standard tubing sold through pet and fish stores, wherever air pumps are sold.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-11-10

Does this air pump sit in the tank or do I have to buy another piece with a tube to go into the tank?

Asked by: Mamaof3boys
Thank you for your question! No, air pumps do NOT go in the tank! They sit outside the tank. You will need approximately 6 feet of airline tubing, a check valve, and possibly a flow valve or tee, depending on what you wish to have it operate in the tank for you. You can have a small air stone, a bubble wand or an air ornament such as a moving diver or just have bubbles through a ship wreck. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-11-09

At what size do these pumps have dual outlets?

Asked by: Kemp
Thank you for your question! The Whisper 60, 100, 160 and 300 have dual ports.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-11-07

What is the cc/min output from each port of the Whisper 100?

Asked by: Bill55
Then it's 1700 cc/min :-)
Answered by: Flounder
Date published: 2016-11-05

Hi, I have a whisper 60 gal tanks. I have a 10 inch air stone and it doesn't seem to have the power for it. I am only using one of the two air ports. Can I tie a knot in the tubing I have attached to the spare port to create more force for the other port?

Asked by: Sillyred
You need to run about 8" of tubing from both ports to a tee connector then the rest of the tubing from the tee connector to the air stone in the tank. Our pumps all come with a tee, as well as a flow valve. If you have misplaced them, they are accessories that can be purchased wherever air pumps are sold for just a couple of dollars.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-11-02
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