Pumps

EFlux Wave Pumps Are The Perfect Mid-Level Water Mover

The EFlux Wave Pumps from Current USA are a very interesting entry to the reef aquarium water flow space. Rather than try to be the best pump in the world, or race to the bottom, the EFlux Pump are a…

Hands-on With The New EFlux DC Pump from Current USA

Current USA is one of the oldest lighting companies in the aquarium hobby. After years of selling us power compacts, T5 Fluorescents, metal halides and these days LEDs, Current USA is branching out with the original Loop networking system, headlined…

How to upgrade your VorTech pump to Quiet Drive

For the month of October we are celebrating Vortoberfest by Upgrading our VorTech pumps to Quiet Drive. And for everyone reading, ReefBuilders has teamed up with EcoTech Marine to bring you the Upgrade your VorTech Contest. Now through October 28th VorTech owners…

Upgrade Your VorTech – ReefBuilders Facebook Giveaway

For the month of October EcoTech Marine is celebrating “the world’s favorite magnetically coupled powerhead” by giving away VorTech Upgrades! Don’t delay contest ends October 28th. ReefBuilders Upgrade Your VorTech – Facebook Giveaway To enter: like the ReefBuilders Facebook page,…

Meet the new Skimz QuietPro DC pump

The QuietPro DC pump is the latest pump from the Singapore manufacturer. Touting all the benefits of a DC pump, the Skimz QuietPro line can be ran wet or dry while delivering energy savings of up to 50%, all for…

Aqua Medic Adds DC Runner 9.1 to Their Controllable Pump Lineup

Aqua Medic has been busily modernizing their fleet of reef aquarium gear with the latest product line to get the refresh is their DC Runner centrifugal pumps. Earlier last year the DC Runners were upgraded with point-one designation that featured…

Fluid Metering Module Will Do Leak Detection and ATO Functions

This weekend we got a nice big update on Neptune Systems’ new Fluid Metering Module, the FMM. Originally introduced to be the hub for their flow metering accessories, the FMM will actually work as a hub for several other functions. To…

Xaqua InOut Pulsing Drain & Return Now Available from Two Little Fishies

The Xaqua INOUT is an interesting aquarium gadget that really caught our eye more than six years ago, but which now is getting a renewed lease on life. Formerly called the X-InOut, the Xaqua INOUT is a combination drain and return…

Salty Q&A: Can Powerheads Be Concealed in Rockwork?

Question I have a new 60-gallon reef tank, and I’m using two powerheads to provide water circulation. One is mounted in the upper right-hand corner of the tank near the back and the other is in the lower left-hand corner…

Syncra SDC and PSK SDC: hands on with Sicce’s next best pumps

The Syncra SDC and PSK SDC are part of the most exciting pump lineup that Sicce has ever had. Now that InterZoo is well behind us and we’ve had a chance to catch our breath, it’s time to revisit some of…