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    RDII Scrapped, Are We Ready for New DC Pumps?

    These photos of an RDII look-a-like DC pump are well over a year old by now, but it shows a product that will likely never reach the hands of aquarists.  8-12 months ago the dialogue on DC brushless pumps were running rampant as were the rumors. I was personally told by multiple equipment manufacturers that […]

    Red Dragon II DC Pumps Recalled

    The Red Dragon II Controllable DC Pump Royal Exclusiv and Proline Aquatics have issued a voluntary recall on the Red Dragon II DC Pumps in 240w and 350w sizes. It is important to note that only 110v/60hz models are effected limiting it to most North American users. The 230v/50hz models have not experienced these problems. […]

    Royal Exclusiv Updates Red Dragon Pumps

    Royal Exlcusiv, makers of the famed Bubble King skimmer line, has updated their high performance Red Dragon pumps. The slight modifications will not increase raw performance, but will create a more durable product and should increase the pump’s lifespan. Most noticeable is the addition of an anti-lime calcium bypass to the Askoll OEM motor block. […]

    $50 off Red Dragon Flow Pumps at PA

    US “Union Version” Red Dragon shown at right GBD Sponsor Premium Aquatics is having a special on Royal Exclusiv Red Dragon Pumps. They are offering $50 off all AC Red Dragon Pumps, including the Mini editions, with the coupon code ‘DRAGON50‘ . Models included in sale: Mini 2,5m3 Mini 3,5m3 Mini 5m3 4,5m3 6,5m3 8,2m3 […]

    New Info on Alpha Cone Skimmer, External Model to Come

    Vertex Aquaristik and Royal Exclusiv have made some minor changes improvements to the highly anticipated Alpha 250 Cone skimmer. Specifically a 300lph boost in air intake. Jeremy B. of Premium Aquatics broke the news regarding the new Venturi design created by Klaus, bumping up air intake by 20%. Typically Bubble King skimmers use a screw […]

    The BK Mini Line, Possible upgrade from Gen 1 to Gen 2?

    Around August when the Supermarin 300 was released by Royal Exclusiv, so was a new generation of Bubble King Mini skimmers. At this time all three models, the 160, 180, and 200, received an overhaul with drastically increased air intake. The 180 and 200 received a complete new venturi, nw, and enlarged volute. Previously the […]