If your tank is in a common living area you've probably wondered how to keep the noise down on your pumps before. There are two types of sound that may come from a pump; operational and vibration. For the most part, the only way to have reduced operational noise starts at purchase. A lot of the cheaper pumps come with a trade off for the dollar savings and noisy operation is often one of them. Some of the quietest pumps operationally we have found are the Eheim Compacts and the Sicce Syncra Silent line. Vibration noise is simple to mitigate; we really just want to reduce the transfer of vibration from the pump to any surface. Some pumps come with options to assist with this such as rubber feet or suction cups. However, not all pumps come with these options. Here's where the silicone mats from OXO come in! Just set one below the pump and the silicone material does an awesome job of absorbing the vibration and isolating the pump with drastically reduces overall noise. For heavy, external pumps you can also use a sound dampening pad which are a combination of foam and rubber and go under your pump. You could use this in addition to the silicone mats to even further silence the vibration. If you have any tips on how you keep your pumps silent, a type of pump you have found to be really quiet or questions for the community; check out the comments area down below. If you haven't already hit that subscribe button because we release two helpful reefing videos like this every week. See you next week with another episode of BRStv. Kessil's new prototype LED fixture offers a pair of dense matrix LED's which are larger than their standard size matrix. The new larger matrix is covered by the new "fisheye" reflector that scatters light to create a nice uniform light distribution. This light distribution can easily cover a three foot space. The new light fixture features a sleek, low profile design, ducted fan, and brand new touch button controls that allow you to change the colors and intensity. Connect with us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BulkReefSupply Check out our pics on Instagram: http://instagram.com/bulkreefsupply *Legal Stuff* The purpose and content of this video is to provide general information regarding the products and their applications as presented in the video. Aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all express or implied warranties, in any way, related to the products and their application as presented in this video, make no representation or warranty regarding the products and the application as presented in this video and shall not be liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages of any type, including but not limited to punitive damages, or from personal injury or death resulting from or in any manner related to the video, and the products in and contents of the video. The viewer expressly agrees that aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents shall not be liable for any damages or losses related to the products in and content of the video and hereby agrees to hold the foregoing harmless from any such losses or damages.