Reef Octopus VarioS Pump



Reef Octopus VarioS Pump

Controllable, Reliable and Silent

Reef Octopus VarioS DC pumps give you enhanced performance and precise control of flow through your aquarium’s reactors, sump, or closed loop system.  With complete control through the VarioS Controller, you can control the flow of the pump, enter feed modes (15 or 60 minutes), add a safety float switch (included), or simply connect it to a third party controller like an Apex.

Available in 4 models – VarioS 2 ,VarioS 4, VarioS 6, VarioS 8.

VarioS Pump Maintenance Video

Enhanced Control

The safe and energy efficient VarioS DC pump now include the new VarioS controller giving you more control. With 5 different energy saving speeds and two feed modes, the controller lets you know what your pump is doing at a glance.

Universal 0-10V Control

There is a dedicated port on the VarioS controller letting you directly connect your VarioS pump to any third party controller through a 0-10V reference port. Controlling your pump through a controller like an Apex lets you create your own flow profiles which are particularly handy for closed loop systems creating a random flow throughout the aquarium.


Having a pump that lets you directly attach a float switch has several advantages. The float can let you set high or low points in your sump, skimmer cup, or display tank that will shut the pump off when the float is activated.

The VarioS controller includes a waterproof 3-conductor union that connects to the pump creating a safe and detachable connection.

Features & Benefits:

  • Cooling mechanism – For prevention of overheating of the rotor and pump
  • Auto shutdown system – Upon detection of electric circuit abnormalities
  • 5 Flow Settings – Precise control of the pump for any application.
  • True Slow Startup – Easy on equipment and saves energy.
  • Detachable Controller – Waterproof union.
  • Float Switch – Creates a new standard for pump safety.
  • Rotatable Volute – Rotates in 90-degree intervals.
  • Integrated Memory – Keeps programming even during power outages.
  • Feed Mode – Shuts down for 15 or 60 minutes.
  • Submersible or External – Perfect as a return, closed loop, or reactor/filter pump.
  • Super Quiet Operation – Perfect for places where any noise is not tolerable.
  • Pump warranty – 2 Years
  • Rotor warranty – 1 Year



Additional information


VarioS 2, Varios 4, VarioS 6, VarioS 8