EcoSmart Live Beta announced with Dropcam support and VorTech integration

Ecotech Marine announces the availability of a new beta program for their recently redesigned EcoSmart Live software program. The new update has a refreshed look and feel, improved usability and several updates to new features the largest being dropcam support…

Ecosmart Live unlocks the hidden power of Vortech Pumps

Ecosmart Live has come a long way as a platform for cloud based control of Ecotech Marine products. But while the system has been great for fancy, granular level control of high performance Radion LED lights, the product that put…

First impressions of the HydroWizard HW42 prop pump

We’ve had a good long week to play and experiment with a sample HydroWizard HW42 from the first production run and we’ve got a pretty good feel for how the mechanics of this high performance propeller pump behaves. To recap,…

ReefLink review: Ecotech Marine’s wireless hub just works, well

The ReefLink by Ecotech Marine might be their smoothest working product to date. As part of the first wave of Beta testers, we have had the privilege of using a ReefLink since the end of August and we are incredibly…

Ecotech Marine is already hard at work on ReefLink control of Vortech pumps

The ReefLink is Ecotech Marine’s big push to expanding controllability of their wireless products, the Radion LED lights and the Vortech pumps. While the Radions are the first to enjoy the cloud based control, the Vortech pumps will also benefit…

Hands on with the EcoTech ReefLink

EcoTech’s ReefLink wireless controller for the Radion is definitely drawing a lot of attention here at MACNA. We had EcoTech do a walk-through with us, and spent some time playing with it ourselves. One of the things that really stood…

The Alternative Reef Powerstation is the perfect way to hide your powerhead with style

The Alternative Reef is at it again with another awesome rock structure to hide pumps from view, the Alternative Reef Powerstation. Unlike its previous more branch like version of the design, the Alternative Reef went with a reef shelf-like structure.…

Dakkang’s spectacular reef from Korea

Dakkang is another talented reef aquarist from Korea, with aquascaping skills to boot. The previous rock arrangement of this 98 gallon reef was quite impressive, but the aquascape recently got a complete overhaul to optimize the water flow. The result…

Ecotech Reeflink ‘controller for aquarium equipment’ supposed hub for Vortechs and Radions

ReefLink is the name of Ecotech Marine‘s new wireless hub of product or products discovered in a recent trademark filing. The documentation sniffed out by Reefs describes ReefLink as “Electronic controllers for aquarium equipment”, also of the programmable kind, offering…

Paul K’s reef from Ireland is as colorful as it is impressive

It’s bee a while since we’ve covered a reef from our English speaking cousins, but this reef from Paul K is sure to make any Irish reefer proud. Featuring a large amount of show sized colonies and colorful coral coloration…