Welles’ 250 gallon reef from Beijing is stunning even with 10K Metal Halides

Whether lit by the bluest of blue LEDs or just 10,000K metal halide bulbs, a truly remarkable reef aquarium look great no matter the lighting thrown at it and this stunning reef from Beijing confirms exactly that. With more-and-more reef…

InterZoo 2012 video of aquarium companies: Rio, Tunze, Vortech, Radion, Schuran and Mitras all get some time in the spotlight

InterZoo 2012 in Nuremberg Germany was an amazing time, and a stimulus overload for any diehard aquarium and reef tank junky. The amazing displays found in the InterZoo booths of Rio, Ecotech Marine, GHL and Schuran are all given a…

What will the Ecotech Radion LED be like?

With Ecotech Marine filing a trademark for a new LED aquarium light under the mark “Radion” we wonder how the company that revolutionized the aquarium circulation pump, is going to put their mark on the LED market. We know the…

Propeller pump study reveals big differences between flow ratings and actual output

Now that we have some real independent data on the flow output of propeller water pumps, it is possible to compare real world performance to the rated output of several propeller pumps. In the graph above produced by Sandford, Straka…

New comprehensive flow study produces surprising data about propeller pump flow rates

A new article by Michael Sandford, William Straka and Sanjay Joshi has just produced some of the first real trustworthy independent measurements of the flowrates of propeller water pumps. The comprehensive flow study was published in Advanced Aquarist featuring the…

Japan earthquake spurs development of a cover for the Ecosmart Vortech controller

LSS Laboratory has developed a splash-resistant cover for the Ecotech Ecosmart Vortech controller During the Japan Earthquake earlier this year, many aquarium stores were destroyed and many reef tanks were shut down. One of the biggest drawbacks to having an…

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 rolls out Retail Partnership Program

All you EcoTech Marine fans should be happy the company is working on a dedicated program with incentives for retailers to display and carry more EcoTech Marine goodness. The Retail Partnership Program is a great way to not only show…

Vortech MP60 video shows the power of Ecotech Marine’s heavy duty pump

[vimeo width=”670″ height=”400″]http://vimeo.com/14931021[/vimeo] The Vortech MP60 water pump is a new device from Ecotech Marine which is specifically designed for use on the very largest of private reef aquariums. Although the Vortech MP60 is rated for 5500 gallons per hour,…

Vortech MP60 delivers up to 5500 GPH for $695

The Vortech MP60 water pump is the EcoTech Marine’s most significant product announcement since the VorTech MP10. After years of serving the mid and high range of aquarium water pumps, the Vortech MP60 delivers a mind busting 5500 GPH while…