Category Archives: Return and Utility Pumps

Reviewed: Sicce Syncra SDC multifunction pump

Syncra SDC is Italian pump manufacturer Sicce’s flagship return pump model. The company is known for very reliable AC pumps and is the go-to OEM pump for many aquarium and equipment manufacturers but as the name suggests, this one is DC.  There are three models in the range, 6.0, 7.0, and 9.0, delivering adjustable flow […]


Vectra and Vortech firmware change to Mobius on June 1st

The news we’ve all been waiting for from EcoTech Marine is here. From June 1st all Vortech and Vectra pumps will be manufactured with Mobius firmware installed. That means that the latest pumps will be controllable via the Mobius app alongside recent generation Radion LED lights, and the all-conquering Versa dosing pump. So no more […]


TMC Reef Pump Connect is a Bluetooth controlled return pump

Tropical Marine Centre have expanded the Reef Pump range with the release of Reef Pump Connect. Five models make up the range, turning over between 2500 and 10000lph or 660-2642gph, making the range suitable for a wide selection of aquarium sizes and applications.  Like many DC pumps, these feature variable speed control with 20 settings, […]