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Fish Tank Supplies > Fish Tank Pump & Power Head > Fish Tank Power Head

Aquarium Power Heads


Aquarium powerheads are submersible water pumps that produce a laminar (unidirectional) current - perfect for freshwater aquariums with river fishes. They are powerful enough to circulate smaller tanks, drive filters and skimmers, and some aerate too. But the main draw is that aquarium powerheads are inexpensive, with endless opportunities for water flow customization.

In marine and reef tanks where "turbulence" - multi-directional water flow - is critical to health and growth, powerheads are ideal. Position 2 or more around your tank to create competing currents, use oscillating powerheads, plug them into a wavemaker (if wavemaker safe, like Maxi-Jets), or attach directional units to vary your flow. For more on water movement, see our full length article.

Browse powerheads by top brands or scroll down to see our whole selection!

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Aqua Clear 20 Power Head (Old 201) (Hagen)
Regular Price: $20.69





Aqua Clear 30 Power Head (Old 301) (Hagen)
Regular Price: $24.65





Aqua Clear 50 Power Head (Old 402) (Hagen)
Regular Price: $30.13





Aqua Clear 70 Power Head (Old 802) (Hagen)
Regular Price: $40.59





Penguin 550 Powerhead
Regular Price: $16.44





Penguin 660 Powerhead
Regular Price: $17.95





Aqua Clear Large Quick Filter
Regular Price: $5.98





Rio Plus 600 UL - 200 gph
Regular Price: $19.88





Rio Plus 600 with Intake Venturi
Regular Price: $24.98





VorTech Pump Foam Guard MP20/MP40 - 3 pk
Regular Price: $12.85





Replacement Impeller for Koralia Nano and Koralia 1
Regular Price: $7.23





VorTech Battery Backup
Regular Price: $165.00





VorTech Propeller Pump - MP10ES
Regular Price: $235.00





VorTech Propeller Pump - MP40wES
Regular Price: $465.00





VorTech Propeller Pump - MP10wES
Regular Price: $285.00





Koralia Nano 240 - 240 gph - 3.5W
Regular Price: $23.12





Koralia Nano 425 - 425 gph - 3.5W
Regular Price: $24.12





Koralia Evolution 750 - 750 gph - 4.5W
Regular Price: $33.19





Koralia Evolution 1050 - 1050 gph - 5.5W
Regular Price: $37.22





Koralia Evolution 1400 - 1400 gph - 6W
Regular Price: $46.29





Pico Evo-Mag Circulation Pump - 4W - 180 gph
Regular Price: $16.63





Customflo Water System Kit
Regular Price: $44.85





Maxi-Jet 400 PRO (110/500 GPH)
Regular Price: $12.68





Maxi-Jet 600 PRO (160/750 GPH)
Regular Price: $13.80





Maxi-Jet 900 PRO (230/1000 GPH)
Regular Price: $17.25





Maxi-Jet 1200 PRO (295/1300 GPH)
Regular Price: $18.97




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