There’s a flurry of activity in the marine aquarium sump space as of late, and Eshopps has noticed that in 2015, users are demanding better features from new sumps, especially in regards to quieter operation. The new line of Eshopps RS sumps including the RS-100 are now endowed with a spillway for the drain line which does wonders for quieting the amount of splash and spray of water coming from the display tank.
For so long most basic sumps, and even some higher end models, have only relied on directly draining the tank into filter socks. This approach may have reduced microbubbles in the tank, but in some ways it has also increased salt spray in the general area of the sump. The use of spillways that submerge the incoming water from the aquarium display reduces, noise, reduces spray, and the way it spills into filter socks makes the servicing and replacement of this mechanical filter so much easier.
Eshopps’ new RS series sumps come in an RS-75, RS-100, RS-200 and RS-300, each of the model names designed to clean and filter an aquarium with that respective volume in gallons. While many new sumps are going really big on size, features and heavy-duty build quality, the majority of us really just want a sump to be a basic box to do our bidding. and it’s so nice to see more new designs incorporating easy changes that makes having a saltwater tank in the living room that much more enjoyable. [Eshopps]