Salty Q&A: Questions on Marine Aquariums and Power Outages

Question I set up a 60-gallon saltwater aquarium in my home last fall, and with my area being very prone to severe weather in spring, I have some questions about aquariums during power outages. Specifically, I’d like to know: How…

IceCap Gyre Interface Module now shipping for $99

The IceCap Gyre Interface Module is an interesting new device from CoralVue which proves that the aquarium hobby is stronger through collaboration. Made by CoralVue under the IceCap brand, the IceCap Gyre Interface Module connects the Gyre Pump made by…

Aquarium Pump Extender by Reef Breeders is a back-up battery for Jebao pumps

The Jebao WM series propeller water pumps have blown up in popularity in the last year or two, a trend driven primarily by extremely low cost. Being that this pump by Jebao is powered by a DC motor, it is…

Silverback Gorilla is the perfect backup battery for travelling and outages

The makers of the Silverback Gorilla are touting that the new backup battery will keep a laptop running a full extra day but we have other applications in mind. With ports for outputing AC and DC power via conventional outlets…

Vortech MP10w ES with Battery Backup – Full Unboxing and Review

There comes a time when you feel you just might need more flow.  Afterall, Jake Adams would tell you Flow > Water.  Now maybe we can’t forgo water completely but yes, flow is important.  The Ecoxotic 25 gallon LED Aquarium…

Ecotech Marine issues “recall” for battery backup cables

Recall is such a nasty term, that we hardly think it applies to what Ecotech Marine is issuing today regarding the replacement of battery backup cables. Owners of Ecotech Marine’s new and improved battery backup for Vortech pumps will be…

New Vortech Battery Backup from EcoTech Marine now made inhouse, not by 3rd party

The battery backup for Vortech water pumps has been available as an accessory almost as long as the MP40 has been on the market. However, the first Vortech battery backup was essentially a motorcycle battery in a box that was…