MackFlow1 Dual Output Pump with Built-in Flow Alternator

The MackFlow1 is unlike any single pump we’ve seen before, but its features do remind us of several different products. Developed in Australia and debuted at Reefapalooza Orlando last weekend, the MackFlow1 is the first product from Mack Aquarium Solutions. …

The CoralVue Hydros, a ‘WaveEngine’ for Busy Reef Tanks

The CoralVue Hydros is an interesting new device that the company is calling a ‘Wave Engine’. With so many of our aquarium pumps using DC motors and being controllable, we have a cornucopia of controllers, cables, wires and power bricks…

Skimz teasing the SuperSilent Wavemaker

Skimz is teasing the SuperSilent Wavemaker on its Facebook page that uses sine wave technology for quieter and more efficient flow.The Skimz SuperSilent Wavemaker have the similar prop pump look with a magnetic mount that is quite common across the…

VolxJapan Vesta Wave DC wavemakers

The VolxJapan Vesta Wave wavemaker is a DC-powered and controllable pump from the Japanese company that brought us the Grassy LeDio LED spotlights. Available in three sizes, the Vesta Wave comes programmed with four waveform patterns to reproduce the swells…

Coral Box Quiet Pump may be a souped up Jebao

The Coral Box Quiet Pump is a relatively new line wavemaker series notes that was designed in collaboration with German engineers, but appears to be very similar in design to the Jebao pumps.  The Quiet Pump or QP series, is…

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…

AquaBee Wavemaker looks like a Gyre pump, but is completely different

The AquaBee WaveMaker pump looks incredibly familiar, but on the inside it is different from any pump that we’ve ever seen before. At first the clear plastic design and form factor definitely gave us a case of deja-vu since it…

Rossmont Waver achieves great waves with AC Mover pumps

The Rossmont Waver is an interesting water pump control device specially designed to work with Rossmont Mover water pumps. What is interesting about is that while all controllable propeller pumps use direct current (DC), Rossmont has figured out a way to…

Macro Aqua Flow Swing makes ‘waves’ for just $20!

The Macro Aqua Flow Swing is a curious little water flow accessory which does a lot for not a lot of money. For just $20 this device attaches to incoming water pipe and oscillates the outflow over a range of…

The Flowave is a real life wavemaker

If you wanted to build the ultimate water flow creating aquarium, it would look something like the Flowave, a huge circular flow generating pool that is in a league of its own. The Flowave is 5 meters deep, 25 meters in…