Interzoo 2018: Sicce presents all kinds of new pumps

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sicce interzoo 2018 Yesterday, we presented to you our editorial about Interzoo 2018, and today we are talking about the booths we have visited. We’ll begin with Sicce, the Italian brand that showcased new pumps in every field.
Gloria Ceccon welcomed us to the very modern booth, of which you can see a picture above. The place was enormous, and was shared with Seachem, who Sicce became distributor for in Italy a few years ago. The Matrix-movie-like layout, from Wachowski brothers, made me crazy. Of course we are not here to just talk about the architecture of the booth, even if it was beautiful – we want to show and introduce to you all the new products that were presented. 

New wave pumps Sicce XStream SDC

  We begin with explaining and showing you the new wave pumps: Sicce XStream SDC, which evolved from the Sicce XStream-E (review) we talked about three years ago. sicce xstream Both the wave pumps and the return pumps have been updated with a new controller; they are much improved compared to the old version. 

Technical features of Sicce XStream SDC

 Italian Version US Version
Voltage  12 V  12 V
Flow rate  1,000 – 8,500 l/h  270 – 2250 US gph
Reccomended tank size  30 – 600 liters  8 – 160 US gal
Max consumption  12 watt  12 watt

sicce xstream The dimensions and workmanship are the same of the previously mentioned Sicce XStream-E, and so is the maximum flow rate. However, the minimum flow rate has changed from 3,000 to 1,000 l/h, making this pump more versatile. The main difference is the introduction of new logic and the new controller, as well as a lower power consumption. The possibility to operate through the cloud has been added, and a better way to manage your own pumps is possible. As a bonus, it’s possible to have a temperature sensor, constantly measuring the water’s temperature, included in the pump itself. 

The family of return pumps Syncra SDC is growing

  Together with the 7.0 and the 9.0, there is the Syncra SDC 6.0. sicce Syncra SDC 6.0 This is a return pump with a flow between 2,000 and 5,500 l/h, 24 volt, head max between 1 and 3.5 meters and power consumption between 10 and 40 watts. sicce Syncra SDC In their booth, Sicce placed the three pumps in three small tanks to compare their power, as we can see in the following picture: sicce pumps Of course the 6.0 has the ContrAll of the other pumps in the series, and it takes advantage of the control trough cloud and all the settings you can do with it. 

New skimmer pumps PSK ADV

  The new PSK ADV skimmer pumps were also on display. sicce  PSK ADV skimmer Already used by lots of companies to equip their skimmers, Sicce updated two return pumps, PSK ADV 2600 and PSK ADV 4000. 

PSK ADV 2600 PSK ADV 4000
Max consumption with water only 45 watt 65 watt
Max consumption with Venturi ~ 40 watt ~ 55 watt
Air flow 2,600 l/h 4,000 l/h

  Highlighted in the booth was a giant skimmer that many people thought was built by Sicce. It was actually built by  CBTech and was equipped with Sicce foaming pumps. sicce  PSK ADV skimmer

New return pumps Sicce Syncra ADV AC

  Sicce wasn’t satisfied with presenting the DC version of their return pumps two years ago, and so they updated the old Syncra with the ADV version. Sicce Syncra ADV AC pump They presented three versions: Syncra ADV 5.5, 7.0 and 9.0 

Syncra ADV 5.5 Syncra ADV 7.0 Syncra ADV 9.0
Flow 5,500 l/h 7,000 l/h 9,000 l/h
Heading 3.5 m 3.5 m 4.5 m
Consumption 40 w 55 w 90 w

Sicce Syncra ADV AC pump Basically Sicce updated all its flagship products, all the pumps that represent the core-business of aquarium trade. New foaming pumps, new wave pumps, new return pumps both AC and DC version. And they expanded their own line of some products. sicce interzoo 2018 And the booth, like we said before, was great. sicce interzoo 2018sicce interzoo 2018

References

  To deepen the knowledge about the new products by Sicce we give you the link to their official website. We also invite you to read our Editorial about Interzoo 2018: 

  [translated by Federico Lavezzi]

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