AquaIllumination

Nero 5 Submersible Wave Pump (3000 GPH) - Aqua Illumination (AI)

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Aqua Illumination Nero 5 pump w/ US Cable

A submersible pump, with brains and brawn.


Features:

  • Compact with a lot of flow; up to 3000 gallons worth
  • 4 flow modes:
    • Random - simulates high-energy reef environments
    • Pulse - undulating high and low flow
    • Constant - a continuous stream at a chosen intensity
    • Schedule - customize the pump`s mode for different parts of the day
  • Easy setup; just connect and go
  • Schedule settings via myAI, creating a schedule that suits your tank`s needs.
  • A ton of flow from a small in-tank footprint
  • Direct the the flow in a range of 15 degrees on all sides, to where your tank needs it most
  • *NEW* The Nero 5 now includes a fish guard to protect any curious or slow-swimming fish from the pump propeller


Specifications:

  • Dimensions = 2.1" Length by 2.8" Diameter
  • Max glass thickness = .5" or 13mm
  • Flow = up to 3000 gph
  • Input = 100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz, 1A
  • Power consumption = 30 W max


Includes:

  • Nero Submersible pump
  • Dry-side and wet-side magnets
  • AC adapter w/ universal plug adapter set



Manufacturer Info

Founded in 2007, C2 Development, Inc. (AI Life Illuminated) is the leader in high performance, high efficiency reef aquarium lighting systems. We are constantly pushing the limits of illumination technology.

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Does this ship with the new fish guard?
Asked : Jul 11, 2020
By : AV
 
 
 
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I have one of these pumps from when they first came out and they didn't come with a snail guard. I know that the new ones have a cover like that now does this come with the pump now?
Asked : Jul 08, 2020
By : Hunter , Albemarle, NC
 
 
 
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The fish/ snail guard should now ship with these powerheads.
Answered : Aug 04, 2020
By : MD TECH
 
 
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  • 4.6

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Nero rocks

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compact, but pushes great amount of water
CONS
noticed the housing sometimes gets jarred loose which creates a noticeable knocking sound.
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Love this little pump. The intuitive app interface is also a big plus. Programmable from the start.
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5
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EXCELLENT PUMP; EXTREMELY SATISFIED!!!

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SLEEK, pair easily, awesome app, directional change, fair priced
CONS
None other than I’ve heard 100% flow I suppose could be fatal to fish,
REVIEW
I honestly couldn’t be happier! I wanted to get MP 40’s but I’m also somewhat budget conscious. I went with Nero 5’s and AI Primes and I couldn’t be happier! Also the fact that you can change the direction of the flow even slightly is huge! Small directional changes can prevent flipping ov...Read More
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4.0
Quality Item But......

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Excellent controllablitly and fairly easy to use app and easy to install
CONS
Limited angles of flow due to it's basically flat mount design, and its flat back intake tends to suck small fish or even a larger eel to it
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I really like this wave pump but i feel like it has a couple fundamental flaws for being at such a high price point
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5
5.0
Bad Ass little pump with lots of output!

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Easy use
CONS
Haven't found any yet
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Highly recommend this in a serious reef tank..Easy to install and use!
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5
5.0
Excellent Powerhead

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15 degree adjustment, strong flow, easy-to-use app
CONS
Expensive, Cord in tank
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Powerful flow with easy-to-use app and controller. Only wish the cord wasn't in the water.
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4.0
Big Pump... Small Package!

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Small, powerful, quiet, and easy to program
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Not enough angle adjustment so you must move the pump up/ down or left/ right to get the flow where you want it
REVIEW
I own two of these pumps and they work great! I love the programming interface, its easy to use and I find myself playing with it like my kids play video games.

Best part about them is that they are not a big eyesore. Small aesthetically pleasing pump and nice small puck on the outside. No...Read More
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Cord in water

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Pumps good
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Cord in water,. Cheap
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Cord is in water. Deal breaker.
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