Reef Octopus RODC 3500 Controllable Water Pump

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Reef Octopus

The Reef Octopus controllable Direct Current “DC” water pumps are the latest in variable speed flow technology and allows for refined control, enhanced performance and efficiency. The vast majority of circulation pumps available to hobbyist are alternating current "AC" pumps (the type of power that comes out of your wall outlet). Direct current pumps have several key advantages over traditional AC pumps. Most notably,you can control the rotational speed of the motor, thus electronically control water flow rates. DC pumps are also more efficient than AC pumps and produce less heat per volume of flow.

Now the aquarist can have full control of the water flow through their sump, reactors, filters or closed loop systems!!!

Refined Control
This controller allows users to select between five preset speeds indicated by five lit LEDs. The controller also features a feed/service and an On/Off button. When the feed button is pressed, the skimmer pump shuts down and will automatically reactivate after 10 minutes. Press the feed button a second time to resume normal operation. RO DC pumps feature a true slow startup where the pump slowly ramps up from zero RPM to the full preset speed over a period of approximately 10 seconds.

The pump and controller are connected via a waterproof 3-conductor union. The detachable controller will allow for a simple waterproof union. The volute can rotate to change the pump`s output orientation in 90 degree intervals, meaning users can output water vertically (up or down) as well as horizontally.

Max Flow: 925gph / Max Height: 11.5ft*
- Power Consumption: 30watts
- Dimensions: 3.75in(W) x 5.7in(L) x 5.5in(H)

Features
- 5 Controllable Energy Saving Power Settings
- Detachable Controller with Waterproof Union
- Integrated Memory
- Super Quiet Operation
- True Slow Startup
- Submersible or External Applications

Specifications
- Output thread size: 1in male
- Inlet thread size: 1.25in male
- Inlet and Outlet Barb Size: 1.25in Inlet - 1in ouput
- Dimensions: 3.75in(W) x 5.7in(L) x 5.5in(H)
- Voltage: DC 24V
- Power Consumption: 30w watts at max power
- Max flow: 925gph*
- Max Head Height: 11.5ft*
*results will vary depending on aquarium setup

Note: THIS IS NOT A PRESSURE RATED PUMP. This pump is not ideal for second floor applications or to feed Beckett or downdraft skimmers where consistent pressure is necessary.

Warranty- 2 year manufacturer`s warranty on pump motor, 1 year on impeller.


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“Excellent Pump”
5.0

Cannot hear this pump at all as it runs in the refugium below my tank.

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“Awesome Pump”
5.0

Quiet,Quiet,Quiet, Don't even know this pump is running. Which for me took some getting used to. Love that I have several speeds to choose from along with the timed feeding option. Over all this is a great pump. Only problem I have had is a loss of power due to a winter storm. When power came back o...Read More

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“Great one!”
5.0

Replaced my Eheim 1260 with this one and very impressed. Quiet is not the word. Cannot hear it when it is on or off. Only way I figured that out was to cut it off using my Apex and watch the water level rise then recede when I turned it back on. Great flow and parameters...ability to control flow...Read More

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“Reef Octopus RODC pump”
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This pump is the best pump I have ever owned. The pump is a work horse for sure!!

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“Reef Octopus RODC Controllable”
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If you're looking for a pump that is extraordinarily quiet this is the pump to buy. Easy to install controllable which is great deering feeding times. mean I can't say enough about it. It has the 5 settings that let you set your own flow rate. And I run it on the Second setting.

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“Reef Octopus RODC Controllable”
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If you're looking for a pump that is extraordinarily quiet this is the pump to buy. Easy to install controllable which is great during feeding times. mean I can't say enough about it. It has the 5 settings that let you set your own flow rate. And I run it on the Second setting.

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