EcoTech Marine Vortech MP10W ES Propeller Pump.
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Designed especially for nano-reef aquariums, the MP10W ES from EcoTech Marine is a small yet powerful pump. The MP10W—ideal for tanks from 2.5 to 50 gallons—creates gentle flows of 200 to 1,575 gallons per hour, helping the tanks feel more like the ocean.
The MP10W ES uses award-winning technology to let you take full control of the flow. It can also be upgraded to an MP10w ES. With all the electrical components outside the aquarium and a variety of easy-to-program modes on the EcoSmart Driver, the VorTech is the safest, most versatile pump on the market.
Wireless capability enables coordination and enhanced functionality between multiple VorTech units right out of the box, with no extra equipment to buy—making it the most effective solution on the market.
Constant Speed Mode - Pump runs continuously at a constant speed which can be set by the user.
EcoSmart Nutrient Transport Mode (NTM)
A two phase program to promote maximum health and nutrient export, as well as increased growth for corals. Alternates between a resonant standing wave and a surge effect to stir up and export nutrients.
EcoSmart Tidal Swell Mode (TSM)
Creates a harmonic balance in your aquarium reminiscent of the changing flow conditions that would be found in nature. Flow varies from left to right, right to left, calm, and ends with a great surge.
Reef Crest Random Mode
Reef Crest Random Mode simulates the high-energy conditions of a natural reef crest environment.
Lagoonal Random Mode
Simulates the gentler reef zone found in a natural lagoon.
Short Pulse Mode
Allows for wave pulse timings between 0.3 and two seconds, enabling the creation of FAST alternating flow throughout the tank. Use this mode to create a resonant standing wave.
Long Pulse Mode
Allows for wave pulse timings of between 2 seconds and 60 seconds, enabling the creation of slow alternating flow throughout the tank.
Slows down pump to allow user to feed aquarium. User can select the duration and speed for Feed Mode.
Automatically reduce speed and operates continuously at that speed for a period of time during the night. User can select the duration and speed for Night Mode.
Battery Backup Mode
When used with our battery backup accessory, the VorTech pump will switch to Battery Backup Mode in the event of a power outage and will operate at a user set speed. The LED’s on your EcoSmart driver will count down to indicate how much power is available within the battery.
LED’s are turned off and display knob dimmed significantly, but pump functions in its current mode. User can program how long after use before the driver enters Auto-Dim.
Tap the on/off switch to turn off and turn on a pump. Hold this button to turn off all pumps in a master/slave group. Tap any pump in the groups’ on/off switch and that pump will turn back on.
* Flow: 200 to 1575 gph
* Wattage: 8 to 18 watts
* Maximum Tank Thickness: 3/8″
* Appropriate Tank Size Range: 2.5 to 50 gal
* Dimensions: Wet Side- 2.5″ diameter by 1.5″ long, Dry Side – 2.5″ diameter by 2″ long
* Clearance Needed Behind Aquarium: 2.25″
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Great Little pump Review by Damian
Great pump. I have a mp40wes and mp10wes in my 90 gal mixed reef. very powerful. I used to run 4 pumps(koralias) before just to get water moving in there. now two vortechs do the job much better, and the random water movement is great for my sps. highly recommended. thanks Aquacave (Posted on 9/16/2011)
excellent product. Preforms excellent Review by joe
This small pump packs a lot of punch. This MP10w es pump is well built. I think I like more than my mp40w es. The wireless mode allows the mp40w es and the mp10w es to communicate with each other. Which is a very nice feature. (Posted on 4/21/2010)