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Hi guy I’m setting up a new tank want to know what is a good reliable good pump



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Maybe a small or medium ecotech vectra? I love how silent and reliable mine have been over the years.
 

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Do you need 0-10v control? App control? No control other than onboard? Budget? I think Jebao are a good option these days, as they've improved over the years. I also like the pumps Reef Breeders carries. I have the "Coral Box" from them on my nano and it's been very reliable. It has built in 0-10v control and comes with an assortment of fittings, which a lot of pumps do not. If my COR20 ever goes down on my 90g, I'll pick up a couple Coral Box DCA pumps for the price of one COR20. I haven't tried their Nautilus brand yet, but I'm very happy with the Coral Box pump, I would buy it again without hesitation.
 
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Dc isn’t required. No one is changing settings on the pump once it’s going
Its is nice.... to help fine control the gate valve on your overflow... or if you have a controller and use the 0-10v for feed mode... but not needed.
 

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Agreed on the controllability of DC pumps - I run mine full blast anyway. I feel that the only nice feature of going DC is that fact that you can connect to an UPS for extended runtime. I have MP40s on UPS but feel that S2/M2 return pumps may serve a better purpose for tank/sump recirculation.
 

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