Crossflow Water Movement
Similar to the Maxspect Gyre flow pump, the IceCap 1K is capable of generating the iconic GYRE water movement within aquariums without breaking the bank. Single magnetic mount makes the pump simple to install. 5 Controllable flow modes and programmable 24hr flow period. Why gyre generator and not wavemaker?
Wavemakers excel in making waves, while waves are spectacular to watch in motion, they are in fact moving the majority of the water vertically up and down, with relatively low horizontal movement, especially near the bottom of the aquarium.
On the other hand, gyre generators excel in moving a sheer flow of water from one side of the aquarium to the other. The sheer flow of water is so strong that it would bounce back from the opposite site to achieve full circulation within an aquarium, ie. generating "gyre flows"
Max Flow 1000 GPH
- Magnetic Mount
- 5 different flow modes
- Alternate flow modes
- Customizable flow cycles
- 24 hour program cycle
- Linear flow
- Controller with mounting cradle
- 1 year warranty
The 1K Gyre Generation pump from IceCap uses the same technology and water movement theory as the Maxspect Gyre but at a much better value. The 1K Gyre pump pushes a "sheet" of water across your tank virtually eliminating any dead spots with minimal amounts of flow. Compared to other traditional propeller style powerheads, the Gyre produces an even, linear flow that doesn't create any direct hot spots or dead spots.
The Gyre controller gives you 5 different modes of flow throughout a 24-hour programming cycle that you can tailor to your tanks needs, including a pre-set 10-minute feed mode. Included is a mounting bracket for the controller that secures the head unit anywhere you desire. The low profile of the 1K Gyre pump allows it to fit in tight spaces, and the magnetic mounting system makes installation a snap.
- Gradual Pulsing
- Alternating Gyre
Dimension - 8.8" L x 2.8" W x 1.5" H
Flow Rate - up to 1000 GPH
Power Consumption - 4w - 18w
Cable Length - 6.5 ft (controller to pump) 5 ft (power supply to controller)
Min Aquarium Volume - 20 Gallons
Max Aquarium Volume - 100+ Gallons
Max Aquarium Thickness - 1/2"
1x 1K Gyre Pump
1x 1k Gyre Controller
1x 1K Controller Cradle
1x 1K Side Cap
1x Magnetic Mounting System
1x Power Supply
1x Instruction Manual
Note: Not compatible with Maxspect Gyre pumps or controllers.
12 Months Limited Warranty on Pump, Controller and Power Supply only. All other parts are considered wearable and are covered for 30 days from the date of purchase.