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The Varios pumps are compatible with the Ice Cap battery. It's just a matter of using the right power plug adapter, and Ice Cap provides a number of plug adapters for the majority of pumps on the market.
Efficient - Safe - Reliable
5 Flow Settings - Precise control of the pump for any application.
True Slow Startup - Easy on equipment and saves energy.
Detachable Controller - Waterproof union.
Float Switch - Creates a new standard for pump safety.
Rotatable Volute - Rotates in 90-degree intervals.
Integrated Memory - Keeps programming even during power outages.
Feed Mode - Shuts down for 15 or 60 minutes.
Submersible or External - Perfect as a return, closed loop, or reactor/filter pump.
Super Quiet Operation - Perfect for places where any noise is not tolerable.
The safe and energy efficient VarioS DC pump now include the new VarioS controller giving you more control. With 5 different energy saving speeds and two feed modes, the controller lets you know what your pump is doing at a glance.
Third Party Control
There is a dedicated port on the VarioS controller letting you directly connect your VarioS pump to any third party controller through a 0-10V reference port. Controlling your pump through a controller like an Apex lets you create your own flow profiles which are particularly handy for closed loop systems creating a random flow throughout the aquarium.
Having a pump that lets you directly attach a float switch has several advantages. The float can let you set high or low points in your sump, skimmer cup, or display tank that will shut the pump off when the float is activated.
The VarioS controller includes a waterproof 3-conductor union that connects to the pump creating a safe and detachable connection.
- Input: 1.25" Male Union Thread
- Output: 32mm/1.25" (barb/pvc coupling)
- Max Flow: 2700 GPH
- Max Head: 18 FT
- Wattage: 98W
- Voltage: 36V DC
- Dimensions: 3.75" W x 5.7" L x 5.5" H
- Cable Length: 6 FT
- Pump Warranty: 2 Years
- Rotor Warranty: 1 year
What's in the Box
- Varios-8 Controllable Pump
- Varios Controller
- Power Supply
- Float Switch
- Input Union
- Output Union
- Protective Intake Screen
Note: VarioS pumps are not pressure rated, and therefore not recommend for high head pressure applications or equipment like Becket and downdraft skimmers.
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Great Pump By Darrin on 7/13/2017Darrin would recommend this product to a friendI have a 125 gal tank and a 55 gal sump with a 20 gal second sump. 2/ 800 gal overflows i needed a new pump bad i had a Quiet One PRO 4000 (1022 GPH) - Lifegard running it didnt really think it was pumping 1022 gals. i wanted to replace it with the VarioS-6 Controllable DC Pump (1720 GPH) - Reef Octopus (1 have an Apex to control it) but BRS was outa stock over a month so i got the VarioS-8 Controllable DC Pump (2700 GPH) - Reef Octopus glad i did. its awsome so far the Apex flow meter says its doing 800 gals at 100% with my plumbing. i got the Quiet One PRO 4000 (1022 GPH) - Lifegard on 1 of my reactors and the FMM says its only doing 120 gal..only 2 ft of plumbing.
Excellent ! By Tanh on 3/5/2017Tanh would recommend this product to a friendI run this return pump on 250 gallon SPS reef tank. Very quiet pump, Apex ready, float switch, ....Excellent pump . I am satisfied with this pump.