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SCWD Wavemaker - Switching Current Water Director (Squid)

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SCWD Wavemaker - Switching Current Water Director (Squid) - 3/4 inch


The SCWD (pronounced "squid") is a revolutionary device designed to provide alternating currents without the use of electricty. The SCWD mounts inline with 3/4" tubing, the two ports alternate the output, the bottom port is the input. A great alternative to expensive electronic ball valves. The SCWD will run on any pump with a minimum output of 50 GPH and a maximum output of 1400. The switching speed and current duration is dependent on the volume of water flowing through the SCWD. You can control the duration by controlling the flow going through the SCWD. Can be submersed for use with large power heads or used externally.

SCWD is regarded by industry experts as the most energy efficient wave-making product on the market. It replicates nature by generating alternating currents within a tank or pond. These currents stimulate coral, fish, and plant growth and keep other aquatic life healthy because of the tank or pond? increased water currents and oxygenation.

A great product with a full 90-day manufacturer`s warranty.

Features:
  • Small, compact, & inexpensive
  • Manufactured in the USA
  • Does not use electricity or generate heat
  • Energy efficient
  • Replicates alternating currents found in nature
  • Stimulates coral, fish, and plant growth
  • Increases oxygenation
  • Can be submersed or used externally
  • Compatible with pumps ranging from 50-1400 GPH

Flow into SCWD SCWD TD Output Efficiency Switching Duration
150 gph 90 gph 60% 22 seconds
180 gph 120 gph 65% 16 seconds
240 gph 180 gph 75% 12 seconds
270 gph 210 gph 80% 10 seconds
330 gph 240 gph 80% 9 seconds
400 gph 360 gph 90% 7 seconds
600 gph 540 gph 90% 5 seconds
720 gph 660 gph 90% 4 seconds

Manufacturer Info

3iQ Ventures was conceived in 2000 and established as a LLC in 2002. 3iQ Ventures was established to develop and market “innovative quality solutions”. Paul Muscarella, Daniel Wilson, Darryl Wooldridge are the Leadership Team of 3iQ Ventures, LLC, bringing various and complementary talents and skills to the enterprise.


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Manufacturers Warranty: 90 Days

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wavemaker

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Well made.
CONS
none
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I've been using this since the cost was only $19.99. It's mounted close to the surface providing great surface movement and it breaks down the water tension allowing some floating foods to sink down for all the fish to get the food they require. Big plus is it works without electricity.
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Works great!

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Cheap, easy to use, no electric.
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None for me so far but can be fickle from other reviews I've seen.
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Bought for my new closed loop tank, been running 3 weeks now and I couldn't be happier! I have read a lot of reviews on these and they were very mixed, but so far for me it has been working flawlessly. I have attached to a Reeflo dart switches nicely, fish and tank seem to be very happy with the flo...Read More
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Perfect

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Very efficient,cost effective.
CONS
It broke after 7yrs
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Replacing the scwd I installed about 7yrs ago.
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No power wavemaker

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Inexpensive, used no power
CONS
Newer one did not last very long, 4 months
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I have used these for years, they use no pwer and when plumbed through my return lines to a good job of making waves in the tank. My first one lasted years, my second only 4 months. I hope this one lasts as I will go another direction if it doesn't
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Save your money

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Bought 2 - 1" SCWD Wavemakers. One worked for about a month, other maybe two tops. I tried multiple times to take them out and clean them, but they stopped turning. My requests to the company for support fell on deaf ears. There are much more reliable and support products on the market I wo...Read More
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Frag tank love

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Great little product for my frag tank, no need for a couple of powerheads
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Seems OK

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I replaced the one I had which wasn't working. I read some of the reviews which were not very positive. My prior one worked probably for a couple years before it went belly up. I would be happy if I get another 2 years out of this one. But would be even more happy if I didn't have to replace ever...Read More
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