The Red Sea ReefWave is a classic example of this company taking something that aquarists already love, and making it even better. They did it for all in one tanks with the Red Sea Max series, they did it for aquarium kits with the Red Sea Reefer series, and now they’re doing it again for Gyre pumps with the Red Sea ReefWave.
Working together with MaxSpect they’ve created a version of the Gyre pump all their own and while the general look of the pump and flow characteristics are generally the same, there’s a lot of upgrades under the hood. The things that most users won’t notice about the ReefWave is how easy it is to take apart and service for maintenance and cleaning, and enhanced durability to how this pump performs. One notable upgrade that surprisingly hasn’t been included in the classic Gyre pumps to date is the inclusion of sine wave technology for virtually silent operation.
But what users will notice is a completely redesigned controller with ready access to various modes and settings out of the box, but better yet. wireless connectivity for programming through the ReefConnect app. The ReefWave together with the smartphone app will truly unlock the greatness of gyre-style water pump and it Red Sea managed to accomplish while managing to keep the new devices surprisingly affordable, with the 1,850 gph ReefWave 20 set to cost around $249 and the larger 4,000 gph ReefWave 40 commanding only $25 more at $275.
It’ll still be a few months until the ReefWave and ReefConnect system is ready for public release but there’s no question that Red Sea has a winning reef aquarium pump on its hands with the new ReefWave.