Ecotech Marine Vectra is the World’s Smartest Return Pump



The new Vectra M1 and L1 pumps were just officially announced by Ecotech Marine and you are hearing about it here 1st.  We are very excited to be announcing this today.  Here’s what we know about these pumps thus far.


Vectra M1 (Estimated ship date begins shipping August 3rd)

  • Pump Type: Centrifugal / DC
  • Flow: 2000 gph (7500 lph)
  • Pressure: 21.5′ (6.5m)
  • Wattage: 80W
  • Price: $349.00 USD

Vectra L1 (No available ship date at the time of the article)

  • Pump Type: Centrifugal / DC
  • Flow: 3100 gph (11500)
  • Pressure: 21.5′ (6.5m)
  • Wattage: 130W
  • Price: $449.00 USD

The pumps are fully programmable and they include a return mode setting as well as a programmable closed loop mode.  The Vectra DC pumps are completely compatible with with ESL/ReefLink and they include a feed mode like many other DC controllable pumps.  Additionally they are also compatible with Ecotech Marine’s battery backup.  Ecotech appears to still be on their A game after all of these years.  Congrats to the guys at Ecotech for really creating something new and innovative!

Pre-orders are now be accepted at Aquarium Specialty and other fine retailers.




About Author

Scott Groseclose is the owner of AquaNerd, Aquarium Specialty, Aqua Specialty Wholesale, BioTek Marine, & The Carolina Reef Experience. He has a degree in Biology from St. Andrews University and he has been a passionate reef keeper since 1988.