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Old 01-20-2009, 07:47 PM   #1
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Does anyone know anything about these powerheads?

One of the LFS got these in to test they look cool but they have a hefty price tag...i was wondering if they do a good job of recreating flow in the tank more effectively and efficently then several koralia phs.

Ecotech Marine VorTech Propeller Pumps with Wave Driver (2xMP40W Units) + Battery Backup (1xUnit)

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I don't have 1...too expensive for my taste, but I know a few ppl who do and they love them. I'm satisfied using Koralia's.
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Intrigued by the battery backup though. That can save you hundreds of dollars in livestock and rock if you power goes out and that thing keeps the oxygen going. I rely on a whole house backup, but have to be home to turn it on. If I'm outta town, my tank is toast.
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Everything I've read about these is that they are really really nice. The motor stays outside the aquarium, so no heat generation. They're also controllable and extremely versatile. But yeah, quite expensive.
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I like Koralias....they are fantastic. the ones you're asking about...man, high dollar!
I'd need to take out a 2nd mortgage, lol
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