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  • SCWD Wavemaker - Switching Current Water Director (Squid) - 1 inch

SCWD Wavemaker - Switching Current Water Director (Squid) - 1 inch

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It’s here! 3iQ Ventures Announces the long awaited release of the 1” SCWD. The 1” SCWD from 3iQ Ventures was designed and built to the highest standards of Quality and Reliability. Designed with large aquarium and pond applicat...
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It’s here! 3iQ Ventures Announces the long awaited release of the 1” SCWD.

The 1” SCWD from 3iQ Ventures was designed and built to the highest standards of Quality and Reliability. Designed with large aquarium and pond applications in mind, this device will provide increased water movement at higher volume rates. With its 1” standard threaded inlet and outlets, the device can be hard plumbed with PVC fittings, or soft plumbed using barbed fittings. The cap is removable, which allows for easy maintenance. With the new drive design, the 1” SCWD will run with pump applications from 500 GPH to 3500 GPH. Besides the obvious physical differences, the design of the 1” SCWD is targeted toward higher water volume output, with a substantially increased switching duration. A longer interval between switching cycles means better water movement penetration to the extreme areas of larger aquariums, providing your corals, invertebrates, and plants with longer periods of time between shifting currents.


1" SCWD, Standard Drive
Switching RateGPH
30 seconds3500
55 seconds1800
80 seconds1200
120 seconds900
155 seconds720


Specifications



Converting psi to feet:

Fresh Water:
Multiply the psi by 2.31 to derive feet. example: 5 psi X 2.31 = 11.55 ft

Salt Water:
Multiply the psi by 2.25 to derive feet. example: ex: 5 psi X 2.25 = 11.25 ft

 

The SCWD (pronounced “squid”) is a revolutionary device, designed and manufactured to provide years of reliable service. Clearly the most efficient wave maker on the market, coupled with unique and patent pending free-flow, low back-pressure features, this compact product is the best mechanical current generating device available on the market today.

 

This unit has been tested and is approved for use with pump applications not to exceed 1400 GPH and a maximum of 5 psi, with a minimum rating of no less than 50 GPH. To get the maximum benefit and safest operation from this product please carefully read and follow all instructions and recommendations contained in this manual.  

 

 

    

 

 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 

 READ AND FOLLOW ALL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - Even though this is not an electrical device, care should always be taken during installation, maintenance, or removal.

 

WARNING — To guard against injury, basic safety precautions should always be observed, including the following.

 

DANGER — To avoid possible electric shock, special care should be taken in the use of aquarium equipment.

 

1. It is important to avoid the possibility of an electrical aquarium accessory or receptacle from getting wet. Position the aquarium stand and tank to one side of a wall mounted receptacle to prevent water from dripping onto the receptacle or accessory plugs. A “drip loop” (shown in Diagram 1) should be arranged by the user for each power cord connecting an aquarium appliance to a receptacle. The “drip loop” is that part of the cord below the level of the receptacle, or connector if an extension cord is used, to prevent water from traveling along the cord and coming in contact with the receptacle.

 

DANGER - If the plug or receptacle does get wet, DON’T unplug the cord. Disconnect the fuse or circuit breaker that supplies power to the appliance. Then unplug and examine for presence of water in the receptacle.

 

2. Always unplug any accessory when not in use, before installing or removing parts, and cleaning.

 

3. Do not use any aquarium accessory for other than the intended use.

 

4. Do not install or store the SCWD or other accessories where they will be exposed to weather or temperature extremes.

 

    

 SCWD WaveMaker

INSTRUCTIONS 

 Manufactured to the highest standards of quality and reliability, your new 3iQ Ventures LLC SCWD WaveMaker is designed to provide convenient, trouble-free operation. Careful attention to these instructions is the first step in ensuring that your wave maker will perform as intended.

 

Please Read All Instructions Completely Before Attempting to Install and Operate Your wave maker.

 

1. INSTALLATION

Special Note - Although there are many different ways to install your new SCWD, the following instructions reflect the preferred method of installation. In addition, even though your new SCWD is not overly sensitive to the normal particulate and debris found in aquarium systems, to ensure long life, water must be filtered prior to entering the SCWD.

 

a. Measure and cut two pieces of 3/4 inch (ID) hose for the two outlets. For best results, it is strongly recommended that both outlet hoses are cut equal in length, leaving the SCWD centered between the two outlets (ref. Diagram 1).

 

b. Measure and cut one piece of 3/4 inch (ID) hose that will be connected to the water pump, canister filter, or powerhead outlet at one end and the SCWD inlet on the other. It is recommended that an inline valve be installed between the water pump and the SCWD to allow for flow adjustment, and for ease of removal and cleaning of the outlet hoses if required.

c. Install one hose on each outlet of the SCWD by applying firm, but even pressure, until each hose is fully seated. It is recommended at this point that you install worm clamps for added protection against leaks and the possibility of the hose coming loose. Do not over-tighten the worm clamps.

 

d. Install the inlet hose using the same operations noted in 1.c., paying close attention not to exert too much force on the nipple.

 

e. Once all hoses are mounted and clamped, you are now ready to install the outlet elbows and nozzles on each end of the outlet hoses. By combining rigid elbows to form an angle over the aquarium side you can adjust the position of the outlet nozzles to give you the desired current affect. The configuration of the elbow is such that it will hang over the back of the tank on both sides like an upside down “U”, ref. Diagram 1. At this time, you should support the SCWD by mounting or hanging the SCWD from the back of your tank us

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