This mag drive pump is whisper quiet. It is fish safe because no oil is used. This is filled with epoxy, not oil, they cannot leak oil into the fountain. Energy efficient, the savings are passed on to the consumer. This is 75 gallons per hour pump and the water will spray 2' 6" high. Pump specifications: Uses 120 Volts ac, 60 cycle, 0.06 amp and 6 watts. This has a 6' long cord.