What is the newest Jebao wavemaker?

JEBAO OW WAVE MAKER, OW series is the newest series in 2018. It is sw rw wp series update. including a controller can use any combination of a plurality of pumps wirelessly. Fixed with magnetic base, easy to install and maintain.

What is the difference between a powerhead and a wavemaker?

A wavemaker moves the whole body of water back and forth. A powerhead just moves part of the water.

How long does a powerhead last?

If you’re not cleaning them you are shortening their lifespan and having them run at less then optimal performance while running. For a jebao style pump I would say they should last 1 year and 2-3 would be great.

Where do you place a powerhead?

The powerhead needs to be placed in the middle or upper portions of the reef tank. Avoid placing the powerhead at a very lower part as that will blow the substrates. Also, do not let the strong current from the powerhead hit the corals directly.

Is Jebao a good brand?

The newest models are great! Quiet, last long, and just work. Jebao used to have a terrible reputation like Hyundai and Kia, but as the models progressed they are much better.

What is a sine wave in reef tank?

Conventional AC power is produced by rotating machines (alternators) that produce a smooth alternation, like that of a pendulum. It is described mathematically as a “sine wave”. It is the ideal waveform for the transfer of AC power.

Do I need a powerhead?

The more your tank water is circulated and filtered, the better the water quality is in the aquarium. They help to keep detritus and other tank matter from settling on the bottom of the tank. Powerheads can help deter the growth of algae, as some types grow better in calmer, less turbulent water.

Are wavemakers necessary?

Wave makers are especially helpful in a marine aquarium since lack of circulation can cause poisonous substances to grow in marine aquariums and wave makers eliminate any such problems. Wave makers also help deliver food to corals and other invertebrates that cannot search for food on their own.

How much is a powerhead cost?

Going price for a Merc 200 hp Rebuilt powerhead on Scream and Fly is from $1500 to $2500, plus you will have probably $200-$300 in shipping.

What is an outboard powerhead?

The top section of an outboard motor, or the outboard powerhead, is composed of various components that make up a combustion engine. It houses the engine block, cylinder heads, pistons and valves that make the engine run.

How many powerheads do I need?

Therefore, if you are trying to accomplish a total flow rate of 2000 GPH, you will want to choose two powerheads that are rated at no less than 1000 GPH each.

Should I put a powerhead in my freshwater tank?

Position them appropriately in your tank. The water movement and current provided by powerheads are a source of exercise for fish. Powerheads can help deter the growth of algae, as some types grow better in calmer, less turbulent water.