Pumps & Plumbing Videos

The BRStv library of educational videos specifically focused on saltwater aquarium pumps, powerheads, water flow, plumbing, overflow boxes and dosing pumps.
  1. How to avoid these Flow and Powerhead Mistakes in your tank. New year, new lessons!

    How to avoid these Flow and Powerhead Mistakes in your tank. New year, new lessons!

    Learn how to master water flow inside your aquarium by learning from our Top 20 Powerhead and Flow Mistakes!
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  2.  If you don't fix these plumbing issues now, you'll hate yourself later! - Top 29 Plumbing Mistakes

    If you don't fix these plumbing issues now, you'll hate yourself later! - Top 29 Plumbing Mistakes

    Learn from our plumbing mistakes and keep the water inside your tank where it belongs!
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  3. Neptune COR 20 Return Pump: No Apex needed! Our Best Return Pump of 2019.

    Neptune COR 20 Return Pump: No Apex needed! Our Best Return Pump of 2019.

    Find out what makes the Neptune Systems COR-20 return pump, the smartest DC flow pump on the market.
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  4. Python No Spill Water Change System : Stop carrying buckets for draining and filling your tank!

    Python No Spill Water Change System : Stop carrying buckets for draining and filling your tank!

    Thomas shows us the Python No-Spill Water Change System and how this one device can eliminate painful messy water changes forever.
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  5. Aquarium powerheads, testing how much water flow for a reef tank - BRStv Investigates

    Aquarium powerheads, testing how much water flow for a reef tank - BRStv Investigates

    This is the first episode of our next a BRStv Investigates experiments in which we examine how much water flow is ideal for a reef tank to optimize coral growth. Healthy growth not only satisfies our desire to create lush aquatic gardens but also is the best indicator of the overall metabolic health of the corals we care for. The Experiment Tweaking aquarium powerheads almost to the point of obsession is common among reefers looking to optimize coral growth and health. We set up two sets of test tanks with different flow environments to narrow down the ideal flow range for coral growth. Our plan is to compare the growth from each tank to see which one performs best. We have four Red Sea E-170 aquariums that are 45 gallons each. Two of them are outfitted with two EcoTech Marine Vortech MP10 pumps each to create a lower to mid level flow range. Both pumps are set at 100% power with a maximum flow rate of 3000 gallons per hour (GPH) each and

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  6. Maxspect Gyre 300 Series: What's new? - #AskBRStv

    Maxspect Gyre 300 Series: What's new? - #AskBRStv

    Wondering what's different with the latest Maxspect Gyre 300 pumps over previous Gyres? Today Randy identifies four distinct improvements and hints at a NEW way to control Gyres and other pumps! (Pssst... it's the CoralVue Hydros Wave Engine!)   More from #AskBRStv! Why do water changes? - Watch Now Maxspect Ethereal on AB+ Spectrum?: Watch Now  Swap out pumps on AutoAqua water change? - Watch Now    Community Links! #AskBRStv Facebook Group - Join Today!  BRS R2R Sponsor Page - Check it Out    Related Reef Gear!  Maxspect Gyre XF330  Maxspect Gyre XF350    Welcome to #AskBRStv where we take questions from you, the reefing community, across all of our social networks and forums and answer them right here on YouTube! From how your reef gear works to coral and fish care and everything in between, we're here to answer your questions and share collective hobby knowledge with the community at large.   We find common

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  7. Saltwater tank plumbing & more w/ Jeremy from Brightwell Aquatics! - #AskBRStv Live

    Saltwater tank plumbing & more w/ Jeremy from Brightwell Aquatics! - #AskBRStv Live

    We've got a special guest in house today. Jeremy joins Ryan and Randy for a little Q&A session about Brightwell additives and more! #AskBRStv Livestreams are available in Podcast form! Check them out on iTunes and Google Play below! https://brs.li/AskBRStv_iTunes_Podcast https://brs.li/AskBRStv_Google_Podcast

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  8. How and when to replace FX STP tubing and pump head - #AskBRStv

    How and when to replace FX STP tubing and pump head - #AskBRStv

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  9. Can I connect my AquaIllumination Nero 5 pumps in an antisync type mode? - #AskBRStv

    Can I connect my AquaIllumination Nero 5 pumps in an antisync type mode? - #AskBRStv

    Have you heard of running your pumps in an opposite flow pattern of each other? Actually, there are benefits to controlling your pumps in an anti-sync type mode where one child pump does the exact opposite as the parent and today Randy will show you how to set this up for your Nero 5 powerheads. Each week we'll pull questions from Facebook, Instagram, Reef2Reef, YouTube and our own website Q&A pages and answer the most interesting ones in a quick #AskBRStv episode. If you have a question about your reefing gear, don’t hesitate to drop it in the Q&A section. Not only will you get a super quick response, but your questions help your fellow reefers who are probably wondering the same! Welcome to #AskBRStv where we take questions from you, the reefing community, across all of our social networks and forums and answer them right here on YouTube! From how your reef gear works to coral and fish care and everything in between, we're here to answer your questions and share collective h

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  10. Can you replace the pumps on the Auto Aqua Auto Water Changer? - #AskBRStv

    Can you replace the pumps on the Auto Aqua Auto Water Changer? - #AskBRStv

    This #AskBRStv comes straight from you, the YouTube reefing community where we were asked how to replace the pumps that come with the Auto Aqua Auto Water Changer. Let's face it, some reefers need larger pumps for the AWC and today, we'll show you how to swap them out! Sharing your personal experiences and asking questions in the comments section of our BRStv videos on YouTube not only drive the conversation further, but are also very helpful to those fellow reefers who may have wondered the same! Keep them coming! Each week we'll pull questions from Facebook, Instagram, Reef2Reef, YouTube and our own website Q&A pages and answer the most interesting ones in a quick #AskBRStv episode. Welcome to #AskBRStv where we take questions from you, the reefing community, across all of our social networks and forums and answer them right here on YouTube! From how your reef gear works to coral and fish care and everything in between, we're here to answer your questions and share collective

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