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How to Choose the Right Valve – Plumbing Basics, Part 3

Valves are an important component in aquarium filtration systems. They start, stop, and regulate the flow of water and prevent…

How to Size Bulkhead Fittings – Plumbing Basics, Part 2

Bulkhead fittings are identified by the size of the pipe it connects to. But don’t make the mistake of thinking…

PVC – Plumbing Basics, Part 1 – What you Should Know

Matching PVC pipe and fittings is not that difficult. You can use all the same size piping or mix and…

Types of Water Pumps for the Aquarium to Get You Flowin’

There are many types of water pumps used in aquariums and especially with reef tanks, but not all water pumps…

How To Size a Return Pump

Water flow is critical for your reef’s health. A return pump moves water through the filter sump and back into…

Reviewed: Sicce Syncra SDC multifunction pump

A plain-looking but feature-rich, quality return pump Syncra SDC is Italian pump manufacturer Sicce’s flagship return pump model. The company…

Abyzz Pumps: Silky Smooth, Fully Controllable, And Performance-Built For Your Most Demanding Flow Requirements

No doubt you’ve seen high-performance dream cars where no expense was spared in their design. These machines were built with…

You’ve NEVER Seen a Pump Like THIS! The Multi-Purpose Maxspect Turbine Duo 9K Can Seamlessly Replace 2 Of Your “Regular” Pumps

Up till now we had to use multiple water pumps or a collection of valves and hoses to create the…

The COR Should Be On Your Short List For A Return Pump—Even If You Don’t Own An Apex

When we heard Neptune Systems was introducing two new water pumps our expectations were high. We hoped they would be…

The 7 Best Holiday Gifts to Give Yourself

You've been good this year. Really good. We actually peeked at Santa's "nice" list and saw your name printed in…