Return and Utility Pumps

  1. PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 1 - What you Should Know

    PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 1 - What you Should Know

    If you’ve got a reef or advanced freshwater aquarium, chances are there are some PVC components somewhere in the filtration system. PVC pipe, elbows and other fittings are used in protein...
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  2. Best Aquarium Return Pumps: Our Top Picks

    Best Aquarium Return Pumps: Our Top Picks

    Best of Return Pumps Having the proper flow and water turnover rate is one of the most crucial aspects of setting up an aquarium for success. What once was a relatively easy choice to make has...
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  3. Plan Ahead for Aquarium Emergencies

    Plan Ahead for Aquarium Emergencies

    You’ve probably heard the old saying “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” It may seem like a cliché but it’s really true. Hopefully you have a spare tire and jack in...
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  4. Types of Water Pumps for the Aquarium to Get You Flowin'

    Types of Water Pumps for the Aquarium to Get You Flowin'

    There are many types of water pumps used in aquariums and especially for reef tanks. Today you’ll find a range of specialty pumps ranging from small wave-making pumps designed for nano-reefs...
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  5. How To Size a Return Pump

    How To Size a Return Pump

    Water flow is critical for your reef’s health. Corals and other marine life can thrive only if they’re receiving the right water movement. On a reef, waves and tides constantly flush away...
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  6. Reviewed: Sicce Syncra SDC multifunction pump

    Reviewed: Sicce Syncra SDC multifunction pump

    A plain-looking but feature-rich, quality return pump Syncra SDC is Italian pump manufacturer Sicce’s flagship return pump model. The company is known for very reliable AC pumps and is the...
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  7. Vectra and Vortech firmware change to Mobius on June 1st

    Vectra and Vortech firmware change to Mobius on June 1st

    The news we’ve all been waiting for from EcoTech Marine is here. From June 1st all Vortech and Vectra pumps will be manufactured with Mobius firmware installed. That means that the latest pumps...
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  8. TMC Reef Pump Connect is a Bluetooth controlled return pump

    TMC Reef Pump Connect is a Bluetooth controlled return pump

    Tropical Marine Centre have expanded the Reef Pump range with the release of Reef Pump Connect. Five models make up the range, turning over between 2500 and 10000lph or 660-2642gph, making the range...
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