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EcoTech Marine VorTech MP10 Propeller Pump


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EcoTech Marine

Ecotech Marine VorTech MP10 Propeller Pump

Designed especially for nano-reef aquariums, the MP10 from EcoTech Marine is a small yet powerful pump. The MP10 is ideal for tanks from 2.5 to 50 gallons tanks. Creates gentle flows of 200 to 1,575 gallons per hour, helping the tanks feel more like the ocean.

The MP10 shares the same award-winning technology as the MP40w and lets you take full control of the flow. With all the electrical components outside the aquarium and a variety of easy-to-program modes, the VorTech is the safest, most versatile pump on the market.

Specifications:

    Flow: 200 to 1575 gph
    Wattage: 8 to 18 watts
    Maximum Tank Thickness: 3/8"
    Appropriate Tank Size Range: 2.5 to 50 gallons
    Dimensions: Wet Side- 2.5" diameter by 1.5" long, Dry Side - 2.5" diameter by 2" long
    Clearance Needed Behind Aquarium: 2.25"

Operational Modes
    Feed Mode - Slows down your pump for 10 minutes to allow you to feed your aquarium.
    Constant Speed Mode - The pump runs at a constant speed you set based on your aquarium`s specific needs.
    Reef Crest Mode - Automatically simulates the high-energy conditions of a natural reef crest environment.
    Lagoon Mode - Automatically simulates a calmer, lagoon reef environment.
    Short Pulse Mode - Allows for wave pulse timings between 0.3 and two seconds, enabling the creation of FAST alternating flow throughout the tank.
    Long Pulse Mode - Allows for wave pulse timings of between two seconds and 60 seconds, enabling the creation of slow alternating flow throughout the tank.
    Night Mode - Enables the pump to operate for 14 hours in whichever mode is selected for the day and go back to Night Mode for 10 hours.
    Pump Disconnect - Automatically shuts down the system if the wet and dry sides become separated.



Product Manuals & Documentation

EcoTech Marine VorTech MP10 Propeller Pump

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

EcoTech Marine VorTech MP10 Propeller Pump

Additional Info 1 available for download in Adobe PDF file format

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.


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“Awesome powerhead!!”
5.0

Fantastic addition to my 29g tank. Quite a few modes to run it on, plus a night and a feeding mode!! I was hesitant at first to get it out and try to set it up, but it was so easy!!

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“Mp10”
4.0

Installed the mp10 on my 46 bowfront mix reef last week. So far so good. I replaced my jbj wave maker (moved to another tank. Yea I know, I'm an addict) with this mp10. I thought it wouldn't be strong enough since it's rated for tanks up to 50 gallons but I can't even turn the dial all the way up ca...Read More

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“Must have!”
5.0

I had a Koralia 1 and a powerhead in my 34 gallon cube. Took those out and put in the MP10 - immediately kicked up all kinds of stuff from the rocks that was previously just dirtying up my tank. My clam is much happier and my tank is much cleaner and I don't have two bulky powerheads taking up valua...Read More

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“MP10”
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Small pump with decent power. I run it in a 58 gallon tank and it is strong enough on it's own to make waves. It'll make a .50 to .75 inch wave at the surface. Not bad for a tiny little pump. Fit and finish of the product is good. No loose parts, no rattles and no excessive noise. I do find the flas...Read More

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“A total improvement!”
5.0

I installed my new MP10 in my 28g JBJ Nano Cube HQI. I had previously been running a Koralia 1 to supplement the stock pumps. The difference running the MP10 is unbelievable! The flow is nothing short of amazing, and the randomness associated with the various built-in modes is something no other pum...Read More

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“i never thought i would do it”
5.0

I didn't think I would ever spend this much money on a pump, but it is well worth it. I have it in my jbj 28, and it is perfect with flow. It replaced my maxi jet 1200, and the tank looks much nicer now. I run mine on lagoon mode near 100 percent about 4 or 5 inches from the top of the tank. It stir...Read More

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“A bit too loud”
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Interesting pump. Very cleaver, innovative, and has incredible features. I found super easy to use and very attractive inside the tank. Unfortunately, this thing is LOUD. And it's not an alignment issue because even with the wet end removed, the motor assembly is just very loud and rattles. Over all...Read More

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