Pumps

Rossmont Waver is poised to shake up reef aquarium water flow

The Rossmont Waver has finally been revealed in full detail and you can color us impressed. The Waver is so much more than a simple ‘wavemaker’ as it looks poised to shake up the current status quo of what controllable…

Simplicity DC pumps redefine the value of controllable water flow

Simplicity Aquatics, the same company that is offering some inexpensive protein skimmers, is also bringing to market some price-busting controllable DC pumps. There’s nothing inherently special about the new DC pumps from Simplicity Aquatics, they’re more or less the same relabeled…

Top 10 great legacy aquarium products that are still being sold

A couple of weeks ago we lamented the fact that some pretty useless aquarium products are still widely available to purchase. Today’s piece is the flip side of that coin, with an overview of some great legacy products that you…

Aqua Medic wireless EcoDrift pumps, first impressions

The wireless EcoDrift models of propeller pumps follow on the wildly successful EcoDrift pumps from Aqua Medic. The EcoDrift line now includes wireless control in all of the EcoDrift models, as well as an EcoDrift Wireless Master controller which can…

What is the Wavepuck pump doing in CoralVue’s ReefStock booth?

The Wavepuck propeller pump from RLSS is developing along pretty quickly, and we’ve already gotten another look at its interesting form factor. We first spotted the hockey puck sized Wavepuck at MACNA courtesy of RLSS, but our newest encounter came from…

Neptune WAV pump review: a shakeup of the way things have been

The WAV pump from Neptune Systems is the first big shakeup in powerful, controllable aquarium propeller pumps in way too many years. The last decade has seen a huge surge in the availability of water movers for the aquarium market.…

New DC Runners and wireless EcoDrifts coming soon from Aqua Medic

The EcoDrift propeller pumps and DC Runner centrifugal pump have been one of Aqua Medic’s biggest hit aquarium products in a long time, and now they are ready for a refresh. This weekend at ReefStock 2016 in Denver we expect Aqua…

A fresh look at the RLSS Wavepuck in pre-production

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from RLSS about their upcoming Wavepuck propeller pump. But just to let us know that this device is well under development and not too far off from commercial release, RLSS has provided us…

Interview with Waveline Part 1: the early days of their DC pumps

I recently attended the China International Pet Show, CIPS, in Guangzhou China. Guangzhou is the home of many aquarium manufacturers, including Waveline, maker of the first widely used DC water pumps. Eddie and Daniel greeted me with open arms and…

First look at the intriguing new Rossmont Waver aquarium controller

The Rossmont Waver is an interesting new aquarium pump controller which is the first to be able to adjust the flow speed of AC pumps and powerheads. Until now, if you wanted to have controllable water pumps, your only real…