VorTech MP60w QuietDrive Propeller Pump
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VorTech MP60w QuietDrive Propeller Pump

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The MP60 QuietDrive is engineered for tanks holding 120 to over 1,000 gallons with up to one-inch glass thickness. The MP60 QuietDrive uses the same award-winning technology that has made EcoTech Marine's VorTech line the number one brand of pump among reef aquarium enthusiasts. Capable of pushing 5,500/gph, the MP60 QuietDrive offers the smallest in-tank footprint for a commercially available pump.
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Dry-Side:4.00 x 3.00 inches (102 x 76 mm)
Wet-Side:4.00 x 2.80 inches (102 x 71 mm)


Flow Range: 3,500-7,500 gallons (13,000 28,000 liters) per hour

Tank Range

Tank Thickness Range: 0.375 -1.00 inch (9.5 26 mm)
Tank Size Range:120-1,000+ gallons (450 3,800 liters)
Clearance Needed Behind Tank: 3.30inches (84 mm)


Wattage:10 60 Watts


Quiet Drive

QuietDrive represents the next evolution of the award winningVorTechDriver.

  • All new driver included with theVorTechMP10, MP40 and MP60
  • 6+ Available continuous operational modes
  • Wave Auto Tune, Feed Mode & Night Mode
  • up to 90% Less motor noise
  • Communicates with existing WWD and “w” EcoSmart Pumps
  • Fully compatible with EcoSmart Live via ReefLink
  • Available as an upgrade for WWD and EcoSmart Drivers
Flow Uncompromised

In an aquarium, having the right amount of flow is crucial to the health of the ecosystem. WithVorTechQuietDrive choosing the correct water circulation equipment has never been easier.
VorTechpumps are designed by aquarists to be the gold standardforproviding flow in marine aquariums. When it comes to broad yet gentle flow, theVorTechdesign is unmatched:

  • Create massive water movement
  • No coral damaging “hot spots”
  • Natural Gyre
  • Tank-wide flow patterns
  • Precise control of water movement
Magnetic Couple

At the heart of theVorTech’s success is its unique, patented, magnetically coupled design.

  • No distractions from the beauty of the tank and its inhabitants
  • No wires in the aquarium
  • No unwanted heat added to the water column
  • No risk of electrical discharge harming people or marine life
  • No hassle when it comes to installing, relocating or cleaning the power head
Upgrade from EcoSmart

For existing EcoSmartVorTechowners, an upgrade path can bring yourVorTechpump the benefits of our QuietDrive technology. The upgrade path for eachVorTechmodel might be slightly different.

Download the following information packet to determine the different upgrade scenarios and their resulting performance improvements.

Battery Backup

In an aquarium with no flow, fish and corals begin to die in as little as 4 to 10 hours. TheVorTechBattery Backup is reef tank insurance in an aluminum housing.

By adding theVorTechBattery Backup, your tank is insulated from power interruptions, helping protect your valuable investment -and your tank inhabitants.

One EcoTech Marine Battery Backup will power one MP40wES for up to 36 hours.

*Hours are estimated and will vary depending on battery life, pump mode and other factors.


ReefLink provides completely wireless access to the world ofEcoSmart Live, the web-based aquarium command center fromEcoTech Marine.

ReefLink enables a continuous real-time connection with EcoTech equipment viaecosmartlive.com. Control yourVorTechpumps andRadionlights right through your Android, iPhone, or through your browser anywhere, any time.

EcoSmart Live

EcoSmart Live is EcoTech Marine’s web based aquarium command center. It allows you to control yourVorTechpumps andRadionLED lighting from anywhere in the world through a computer or mobile device (iOS and Android supported). EcoSmart Live is loaded with features such as setup guides, flow and lighting wizards, specialty modes, and the ability to create new modes with just the click of a mouse or tap of a finger.

Get real time information about your lighting and pumps or wirelessly update your product’s firmware. Having issues getting the coral growth that you expect? Our award winning customer service staff can log into your account and suggest changes for you.

EcoSmart Live is the future of the aquarium hobby- available now.

How do I choose?

In an aquarium, having the right amount of flow is crucial to the health of the ecosystem. Choosing the correct water circulation equipment has never been easier.

With theVorTechRecommended Flow Calculatorsimply enter your tank dimensions to see maximum and minimum required flow levels. Add and remove power heads to determine what selection ofVorTechs will most exactly meet those needs.

Click on the link below and get a specificVorTechequipment recommendation for your tank.

Flow Calculator