Beaker bongs are the most recognizable form of water pipes. These bongs feature a wide base design based on lab beakers. The most common design of beaker base is the Erlenmeyer Flask, which is more triangular in shape. Beaker bongs may also come with a design based off a round-bottom flask. With a wider base design, beaker bongs can hold more water and a variety of percolator designs, that will help cool and filter the smoke.