As Figure 12 shows, this propeller pump delivers more gallons per watt consumed at lower speeds. In addition, the amount of work performed as measured by watts consumed is higher than advertised. And, you can couple multiple masters and slaves to create spiraling or gyre flow too! These will no fit the MP60 or MP See Figure 9 for further information.

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At the touch of the button, all VorTech wirelessly enabled pumps will temporarily pause their current mode and idle allowing food to be added to the tank without being cycled into the overflow and filtration. Includes 12 Cable Ties and 12 Mounting Tabs that attach to the aquarium glass. Create a standing wave in your aquarium and demonstrate the true power of the fully operational VorTech QuietDrive control system.

Product Review: EcoTech Marine VorTech MP40 with QuietDrive Driver

Precise control of water movement. It is advertised to be quieter and produce more flow than the previous MP40 model. The second phase follows wit a surging motion to move the detritus into the overflow and out of the aquarium. Water Type see all. Recommend the selected product to your friends!

This is a favorite of SPS coral. Lagoon Mode Lagoon mode simulates a low-energy lagoon environment.


Power usage is an on-going, and often ignored, cost. Now we have it. All Auction Buy It Now. Power usage is an on-going, and often ignored, cost.

VorTech – Propellor Pump

With VorTech QuietDrive choosing the wireelss water circulation equipment has never been easier. Since the Gyre mode has episodes of high and low velocities, I was unable to determine how much water was actually being moved.

Sound levels were measured with a sound meter at a standardized distance from the pump motor. Under conditions of testing conducted, the pump will deliver 5, plus gallons scotech hour when in Gyre mode, but this amount of flow is periodic. Guaranteed 3 day delivery.

Skip to navigation Personal tools Log in. The recent price reduction of this pump certainly makes it more competitive in a field now crammed with manufacturers.

Mp40 Ecotech Marine Vortech Wireless

Using propellers for model boats available in hobby shops, pumps producing high output were cobbled together by the industrious hobbyist Jimmy Chen, propellrr these types of pumps have dominated the field ever since. As such, a pump with a large discharge area might reduce velocity to the point of uselessness.

As advertised, the new MP runs slightly quieter than previous models. Great condition Wi-Fi chip has been removed when I upgraded to quit drive. Water Velocity at Various Distances As stationary benthic organisms, corals rely on water currents for a number of reasons. EcoTech Marine’s VorTech pumps recently underwent its first major product evolution.


As Figure 12 shows, this propeller pump delivers more gallons per watt consumed at lower speeds. EcoTech Marine is a company located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA, and has, for a number of years now, produced many products intended for aquarium use. Calcium deposits are best removed by soaking in vinegar.

Pumps can be enabled to run a gentler night time program simulating calmer ocean conditions for night time hours.

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The MP40 delivers a respectable velocity of over 5 feet per second. Flow Uncompromised In an aquarium, having the right amount of flow is crucial to the health of the ecosystem. Bracketless Design The VorTech minimizes the intrusion of equipment in your tank by using a patent pending bracketless design; this allows the motor to be on the outside of the aquarium and uses a magnetic field to transfer torque through the aquarium wall to the propeller located in the water.

The Battery Backup is reef tank insurance in an aluminum housing.