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EcoTech Marine Vectra Aquarium DC Water Pump

EcoTech Marine Vectra Aquarium DC Water Pump

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EcoTech Marine Vectra Aquarium DC Water Pump Information

The World`s Smartest Return Pump
The M1 is the perfect centrifugal pump for return or closed loop applications up to 2000GPH.

  • Flow: 2,000 gph (7,500 lph)
  • Max Head Pressure:21.5 feet (6.5 m)
  • Input: 1 inches (25 mm)
  • Output: .75 inches (19 mm)
  • Wattage: 80 watts
Flexible Installation
Included with the Vectra Pump are QuickCouple components, these fitted couplers provide the flexibility to make installation, cleaning and adjustments a breeze. The Vectra also boasts the ability to rotate the volute of the pump to adapt to the needs of your plumbing setup.
  • Easy Connection
  • Fast Setup
  • Quick Disassembly
  • British Standard Pipe Threading
Return Pump or Closed Loop
The Vectra can be installed and operated as either a return pump or as closed loop flow pump.
  • Two distinct operational configurations
  • Return Pump features calibration and Speed Lock
  • Closed Loop features random and pulsing modes

Inline or Submersible
Vectra pumps feature a sealed motor and magnetic drive for internal and external operation as a return pump for Closed Loop flow. The Vectra’s flexibility will fit your needs for just about any setup that you wish to achieve.

Vectra Driver
The Vectra driver features EcoTech’s QuietDrive technology.
  • Choose between Return Pump or Closed Loop configuration
  • Access Vectra operational modes including Feed Mode
  • QD Technology minimizes DC motor noise
  • Fully adjustable flow
  • Communicates with other QD and EcoSmart compatible devices
Vectra Modes

EcoSmart Live Compatible
EcoSmart Live is EcoTech Marine’s web-based aquarium command center. It allows you to control your Vectra pumps, VorTech pumps and Radion LED lighting from anywhere in the world through a computer or mobile device (iOS and Android supported). EcoSmart Live is loaded with features such as setup guides, flow and lighting wizards, specialty modes, and the ability to create new modes with just the click of a mouse or tap of a finger.

Get real time information about your lighting and pumps or wirelessly update your product’s firmware. Having issues getting the coral growth that you expect? Our award winning customer service staff can log into your account and suggest changes for you.

Batter Backup Compatible
In an aquarium with no flow, fish and corals begin to die in as little as 4 to 10 hours. The Battery Backup is reef tank insurance in an aluminum housing.

By adding the Battery Backup, your tank is insulated from power interruptions, helping protect your valuable investment -and your tank inhabitants.
*Hours are estimated and will vary depending on battery life, pump mode and other factors.

The Vectra Advantage
  • Cost Savings
Traditional AC pumps when used as a return pump for your sump are flow controlled through the use of a choke valve. This is method of control is inherently inefficient for two reasons.
1) The AC pump purchased must often be over-powered for your given setup to allow for flexibility. 2) By adding artificial impedance to your flow, electricity is wasted.
The Vectra pump will always operate at the optimum efficiency because there is no need to use a flow restricting valve to achieve your desired flow rate.

  • Active Feedback
When used with the ReefLink, your Vectra pump can send you performance and status alerts right to your mobile device or computer. Your return pump is the heart of your aquarium; the faster you hear about an unexpected issue the more successful you will be as an aquarist.
  • Quiet Operation
  • Controllability

Manufacturer Info

EcoTech Marine has revolutionized the way people think about water movement in reef aquariums. Our technologically superior pumps produce unmatched broad yet gentle flow, while placing the motor outside the tank—preserving the beauty of your aquarium and enhancing the health of your aquarium ecosystem. The EcoTech leadership team consists of aquarium enthusiasts and engineers with a penchant for challenging the status quo. When EcoTech took root in the science labs of Lehigh University and University of Oklahoma, we realized there were serious differences between the native aquatic ecosystems in nature and the terrestrial habitats created in aquariums—and that little was being done to address this gap in the marketplace. Since that day, we have worked tirelessly to improve the “state of the art” to enable our customers to have the healthiest, safest and smartest aquarium possible. That’s why our products offer a wide variety of easy-to-program modes and have been thoroughly tested and endorsed by marine-biologists—making it the most versatile and life-like pump on the market.

EcoTech Marine Vectra Aquarium DC Water Pump Reviews

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Bees Knees

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 11/9/2015 from POCATELLO, ID UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: I received one of these pumps from my wife for my birthday. This pump is amazingly silent. You cannot tell that it is running at all, you have to look. The pump looks sturdy, and was easy to install. It is quieter than any other return I have seen, and is cheaper than most similar sized return pumps (which is odd coming from Ecotech). I gave it a half star off for not having an option to plumb it with flex tube out of the box.

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Excellent Return Pump

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 10/31/2015 from Clackamas, OR UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: I had a big iwaki external return pump for my system before this and it was noisy and heated the water up. Found this pump and got it, and so glad I did so. Love how quiet it is, and the ability to control it with the Ecosmartlive system makes life so much easier. The motor has the ability to turn off without having to unplug it or connect it to a switched outlet. It also has capability to control its speed, which is much nicer. Best of all, it doesn't heat up the water.

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