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Tunze Silence pumps 1073.020 – 1073.040 – 1073.050: The Total Comparative Test


This is, for now, the last post on our testing with various pumps, we hope to soon have others to compare with these tests. Today we talk about the Tunze Silence, and in particular 1073.020, 1073.040, and 1073.050. All in accordance to what you can read in our introduction: Return Pumps: tests and real measurements compared

Tunze Silence 1073.020

His technical characteristics are:

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Sicce Syncra Silent pumps 3.5, 4.0 and 5.0: The Total Comparative Test


Let’s continue to speak about return pumps, following the introduction that you can read here: Return Pumps: tests and real measurements compared, and the test done with Eheim pumps: Eheim pumps 1048, 1250 and 1260: The Total Comparative Test, small Sicce Pumps: Sicce Syncra Silent pumps 0.5, 1.0 and 1.5: The Total Comparative Test and medium Sicce Pumps: Sicce Syncra Silent pumps 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0: The Total Comparative Test now we continue to analyze the biggest Sicce pumps: the Sicce Syncra Silent 3.5, 4.0 and 5.0.

Sicce Syncra Silent 3.5

His technical characteristics are:

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Sicce Syncra Silent pumps 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0: The Total Comparative Test


Let’s continue with this article to speak about the numbers resulting from our tests, following the introduction that you can read here: Return Pumps: tests and real measurements compared, and the test done with Eheim pumps: Eheim pumps 1048, 1250 and 1260: The Total Comparative Test and Sicce Pumps: Sicce Syncra Silent pumps 0.5, 1.0 and 1.5: The Total Comparative Test now we continue to analyze the intermediate Sicce pumps: the Sicce Syncra Silent 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0.

Sicce Syncra Silent 2.0

His technical characteristics are:

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Sicce Syncra Silent pumps 0.5, 1.0 and 1.5: The Total Comparative Test


Let’s continue with this article to speak about the numbers resulting from our tests, following the introduction that you can read here: Return Pumps: tests and real measurements compared, and the test done with Eheim pumps: Eheim pumps 1048, 1250 and 1260: The Total Comparative Test now we begin analyzing the smallest Sicce pumps: the Sicce Syncra Silent 0,5, 1.0 and 1.5.

Sicce Syncra Silent 0.5

The technical characteristics of which are:

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Return Pumps: tests and real measurements compared


The last period on DaniReef.com was really full of work and ideas, too bad not only have enough arms to follow all the projects we initiate.

The project of the return pumps is now old and started with the previous article “return pumps: calculating the flow” that I invite you to read, and which proposed an excel file, downloadable, editable with most of the pumps on the market, which were often recommended as return pumps in the forums and among hobbyists. The file made possible from the data of the pumps and the prevalence of each tank, get a pump flow rate calculated for each individual pump.

Although the file would be updated by anyone, I was always curious to know how pumps would behave in reality as well as declared by individual manufacturers.

During the Zoomark of last year we decided to contact some companies in the industry to do a comparative test of the pumps.

Some have enthusiastically joined,  in true alphabetical order, Eheim, Tunze and Sicce, and they have provided the pumps subject of our comprensive test.

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