Friday, August 28, 2009

New Lower prices on Hydor Wavemakers and Controllable pumps

Koralia Wavemaker Controller 2-Way Basic
New Wavemaker 2 control system: connect
1 or 2 Koralia 12V low voltage pumps and create great circulation and effects in
your marine aquarium. Many setting possibilities: alternate or synchronous flow;
automatic* or manual night mode; feeding mode. Quiet, efficient, precise, safe.

115V - 60 Hz - MAX 0.52A

NOTE. The Hydor Koralia Wavemaker system is
specifically designed for use connected to the Koralia 12V low voltage pump

*photo-electric cell not included

Koralia Wavemaker Controller 4-Way Deluxe

The new WaveMaker 4 system guarantees great flexibility by controlling up to 4
Koralia 12V low voltage pumps (even different models). The numerous programs
offered and the many possibilities of customization allow to recreate the water
movements and tidal effects that are beneficial for reef aquariums. The preset
programs, synchronized, sequential, alternate and additive can be customized
depending on the needs of SPS/LPS corals and minimum and maximum flow of each
pump. The Marine-keeper has everything under control with a glance at the 2.5”
LCD monitor that shows the selected program and the activity of each pump.
WaveMaker 4 has also 2 extra features: FOOD mode, pumps slow down to the minimum
for approx. 5 minutes to allow aquarium feeding; NIGHT mode, pumps again slow
down to a minimum but for a longer period of time, which can be programmed or
set automatically by connecting the photocell (not included).

The new KORALIA models 5,6,7,8 guarantee unbelievable performance for probably
the lowest power consumption of any pump on the market. Equipped with an
electronic start up system, new technologic rotors and propeller, compact in
size, these new models will quickly become leaders in their flow categories
(6.500, 8.500, 10.500, 12.500 l/hr).

KORALIA MAGNUMs have a pleasant design and come with a powerful magnet-suction
cup support that rotates to direct water flow easily. KORALIAs can be positioned
safely glass, anywhere in the aquarium.

Koralia 5 Controllable 12V LV 600-1900 GPH

Koralia 6 Controllable 12V LV 800-2400 GPH

Koralia 7 Controllable 12V LV 900-3100 GPH

Koralia 8 Controllable 12V LV 1100-3500 GPH

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New Lower Prices on Hydor Magnum Koralia Pumps

New Lower Price on Hydor Magnum Koralia's
The new Koralia models 5-6-7-8 guarantee unbelievable performance for
probably the lowest power consumption of any pump on the market. Equipped with
an electronic start up system, new technology rotors and propellers, compact in
size, these new model will quickly become leaders in their flow categories
(6.500-8.500-10.500-12.500 l/hr). Koralia Magnums have a pleasant design and
come with a powerful magnet-suction cup support that rotates to direct water
flow easily. Koralias can be positioned safely glass, anywhere in the aquarium.


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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Co2 Scrubber Kit - NEW


Does This Look Familiar?
Calcium Alkalinity PH
420 mg/l 11 dKH 7.81

Raise pH without chemical additives.
Raises pH an average of .05 to .23 points and keeps it there.
Dramatically increases skimmer production.
Easily connects to the air input hose on any Protein Skimmer.
Stays dry. NO contact with tank water. Does not adversely affect alkalinity,
calcium levels, or any other water properties.
Media lasts 1 - 3 months, depending upon skimmer air volume.
Color changing media indicates when cartridge needs replacing.
Product Brochure
Installation Manual


CO2 Scrubber FAQ

How does the CO2 SCRUBBER work?
While Skimmers raise oxygen levels, they also raise carbon dioxide levels. CO2
accumulates in marine and reef aquariums at higher than ambient levels, causing
a drop in pH. The CO2 SCRUBBER removes carbon dioxide from the air drawn by the
skimmer, lowering CO2 levels in the aquarium water. As a result, the pH rises
and stabilizes naturally at a new higher level.

Will it work with my model/brand of protein skimmer?
The CO2 SCRUBBER comes with all fittings and tubing necessary to connect to
protein skimmers with either 1/4-inch or 3/8-inch suction hose. The unit is
rated for skimmers that draw up to 2000 lpm (liters per minute) of air. If you
skimmer draws over 2000 lpm, you can gang 2 scrubber units together. You can
also gang two units together on smaller skimmers to double the time between
media replacement.

How does it raise my protein skimmer production?
By removing CO2 and conditioning the air entering the skimmer, you will
experience a rise in the amount of skimmate or "gunk" in your skimmer cup. The
benefit is lower nutrient levels (nitrates, phosphates, DOC) which fuels film
and hair algae.

Will it slow down the air intake of my skimmer?
No. The grain size of the media is large enough to allow air to pass freely
through it. It won't affect the venturi suction on either needle-wheel or pure
venturi style skimmers.

How do I install it?
The CO2 SCRUBBER requires a Protein Skimmer. It connects to the air intake hose
on any needle-wheel or venturi style skimmer. It can also be used on air-driven
skimmers by connecting an air pump to the unit.

How can I test for excess CO2 levels?
CO2 test kits for freshwater will not work in saltwater, because of high
carbonates and bicarbonate salts which will distort the readings. A simple test
for excess CO2 is to put a half-gallon of tank water in a bucket. Put the bucket
outside or near an open window and using a small air pump, aerate the water
vigorously for 24 hours. Now compare the pH of the aquarium water to the water
in the bucket. If the water in the bucket has a higher pH, you have excess CO2.

Isn't some Carbon Dioxide necessary in the aquarium?
The CO2 SCRUBBER does not remove carbon dioxide from the aquarium. It prevents
excess CO2 from accumulating in the tank water. Low levels of CO2 are always
present in the aquarium. John Tullock (in Natural Reef Aquariums) recommends
that carbon dioxide levels be kept below 2.0 mg/l in order prevent excess algae
and harm to the livestock.

How much will my pH go up?
This depends on the environment of the aquarium. Offices and homes with central
air and heating where windows are not opened very frequently will see a sharp
rise in pH. On the average, you can expect a .05 to .23 increase in pH depending
upon conditions.

Does the CO2 SCRUBBER add chemicals to the water?
No. The CO2 SCRUBBER stays dry and is never in contact with the aquarium water.

How long does the CO2 media last?
This depends on the size of the skimmer and the amount of air being drawn. The
lifetime of the media is about twice that of Activated Carbon. You can expect
the media to last from 1 - 3 months in most applications. Even longer for
smaller skimmers.

Does it affect Calcium/Magnesium/Alkalinity levels?
The CO2 SCRUBBER will not raise alkalinity levels. However, if you regularly use
carbonate buffers to raise alkalinity, the CO2 SCRUBBER will make these
additives work harder. You may find that you can use less alkalinity buffers.
There is no affect on calcium or magnesium levels.

How do I know when to change the CO2 media?
The CO2 media has a color indicator that causes it to change color as it gets
exhausted. It is important to understand that unlike color-changing RO/DI Resins
that change color when exhausted, the CO2 media changes color during its entire
lifecycle. It starts out a white color and will turn a pale blue fairly quickly.
The media will continue to change to a dark blue/purple color as it approaches
the end of its useful life. If you have a pH controller or pH test kit, you can
also monitor pH levels and replace the cartridge when the pH drops.

Can I run tank water through the unit?
No. The CO2 media must be kept dry and used only with air. Running aquarium
water through it will ruin the media and may cause harm to your livestock.

Will my pH levels still drop at night?
Yes. Carbon dioxide is created in the aquarium by algae and organisms during the
night. However, the drop in pH will be relative to your new higher levels, so
the drop will not be as significant.

Does the CO2 SCRUBBER need to be kept upright?
No. You can mount it horizontally, vertically, or in any orientation. The unit
should be mounted at or above the skimmer air intake hose to prevent back
siphoning when the skimmer is unplugged or loses power.

Can I recharge the CO2 media?
No. When CO2 is absorbed by the media it chemically changes and cannot be

Is the CO2 media hazardous?
No, it is rated non-Hazmat. Old cartridges may be safely disposed of with
household trash.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

EcoSystem Aquarium Led Accent Lights

The ECO LED Accent lights are fully submersible lights allowing you to add these novel LED's anywhere in your tank. They can be placed behind your reef wall to illuminate areas that are normally dark and add new dimensions to your current system. The Blue LED's work great to create a moonlight effect after the main lights are off. These come in 4 colors, Blue, White, Red, and Green. Each LED has a built-in airstone if you are running a freshwater tank this can be used for a great looking backdrop.

The LED's have a 10' powercord allowing you the flexibility to put these anywhere in the tallest tanks.
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EcoSystem Aquarium Fish Clip - WHITE


The V-Clip (veggie clip) is the perfect tool for feeding grazing types of fish. On the wild coral reef environments grazing fish feed by picking throughout the day on surfaces of coral heads and live rocks.

The V-Clip helps to mimic this natural feeding behavior by holding food in place and prolonging the feeding experience so that fish are not forced to eat their entire day's food in a short period when the other tank inhabitants eat. It also allows your fish to feed in a natural grazing stlye rather than eating food floating in the water column or on the surface of the water
EcoSystem Aquarium Fish Clip - WHITE
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Ocean Nutrition Giovanni's Starter- 200g - FRESHWATER

The Starter is ideal to prepare the substrate for the addition of plants. It contains all the necessary elements to facilitate proper growth and development of aquatic plants. Before adding the substrate, sprinkle the Starter powder on the bottom of the tank during the set-up. After a few months, start using Giovanni’s Fertil CAPS. A complete jar (200g) is sufficient to treat the bottom of a tank with a surface of 60x40cm (24x16in) to 80x40cm (32x15 in).

Ideal to prepare the substrate for the addition of plants.
Contains all the elements necessary to facilitate proper growth and development of aquatic plants.
Includes clay, natural marine algae extracts and growth promoting amino acids.
Entirely natural product, does not contain nitrates or phosphates.
Nutrients remain available to the plants for a long time.

Contains Potassium (K), Magnesium (Mg), Sulphur (S), Calcium (Ca).

  Both Giovanni’s Fertil Caps and Giovanni’s Starter include clay, natural marine algae and growth promoting amino acids. Entirely natural products, they do not contain nitrates or phosphates.

Eshopps Super Spy, Coral View

Viewing your corals and clams from the top of the tank is an idea way to get a crystal clear view, without the glass tinting or skewing the view. You can really see some amazing colors, especially in clams. Eshopps has just released there Super Spy View, which basically lets you view from the top without the wave distruption which makes it difficult to see.

Super Spy Coral View Features
-Black cylinder with clear bottom view
-View corals crystal clear
-perfect tools for the hobbyists and store use

Friday, August 14, 2009

Vertex Universal Media Filters

Crystal clear displays are always the goal of any aspiring Reef Hobbyist. As mainstays of the hobby, Activated Carbons and Phosphate Absorbing Medias go a long way towards the fulfillment of this goal by absorbing many of the impurities that accumulate in the water column. Incorporating these medias into the systems has traditionally been accomplished with the aid of filter bags and/or cartridges. However, this is far from being the most effective means of utilizing these products as the medias compact, flow-through declines and the surface area contact becomes compromised. Vertex™ Universal Media Reactors provide a practical solution by fluidizing the given medias, thereby eliminating the problem of compaction and allocating complete control of flow-through to the user.

Vertex™ Universal Media Reactors feature our Quick-Lock Screw top which eliminate the need to remove screws in order to open the reactor for media exchange. The acrylic lid settles into a seated O-ring, allowing for leak-free seal and effortless removal. To make installation a breeze all necessary parts are supplied in order to hard-plumb the unit or connect via soft hose. Furthermore any necessary flow adjustment is possible using the high quality Valve supplied.

Reliable and functional design, assembled with high quality cast acrylic; Vertex™ Universal Media Reactors represent a constant endeavor to increase value without sacrificing quality.

Exclusive Features
Quality cast-acrylic construction for long life
Quick-Lock screw top
True Union connections
Soft Hose connections
True Union Ball Valve

Friday, August 7, 2009

Vortech MP10 Wave Pumps are back in STOCK

Designed especially for nano-reef aquariums, the MP10 from EcoTech Marine is a small yet powerful pump. The MP10—ideal for tanks from 2.5 to 50 gallons tanks—creates gentle flows of 500 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.

Operational Mode
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. Master pumps will tell their slaves to go into Night Mode as well.

Pump Disconnect - Automatically shuts down the system if the wet and dry sides become separated.

Flow: 500 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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Eheim Compact Marine Pump - Needle Wheel Version

It's finally HERE!!! Eheim Compact Plus Marine Pump

Circulation pump compact + with needle wheel for protein skimmer.
Needle Wheel for higher performance
Completely safe due to hermetically sealed motor.
High performance ceramics for quiet running, smoothness, and extremely long life.
Suitable for long term use inside or outside water; not self priming.
Included 4 suction feet Connection on pressure side with G 1 Connection on suction side with G 1 WITHOUT diffuser and installation material
Pump Output: 211-713 gallons per hour Voltage: 115 Hertz: 50
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