Aqua Illumination Nero 3 Pump


A submersible pump with brains and brawn Up to 2,000gph

Don’t be fooled by its compact demeanor! The Nero 3 punches well above its class delivering true 2000 gallons per hour (gph) of flow. That’s the kind of flow that keeps your tank clean and your coral healthy.

Pump modes

  • Constant Speed - A constant stream of flow at the intensity of your choosing.
  • Pulse - Consisting of uniform high and low levels.
  • Random - Simulates a high-energy reef environment.

Aim True - With a large range of movement in all directions, you can direct the flow where your tank needs it most.

Simple Built-in Control

The Nero™ 3 Submersible Pump includes Bluetooth control standard. Use the myAI® app on any iOS or Android device to easily set up or program one or multiple Nero™ 3 pumps. Don’t have a smartphone? The Nero™ 3 includes an integrated controller for simple speed adjustments.


  • Dashboard - Each tank has a dashboard with easy-to-access quick keys for changing between Schedule/Manual modes, Feed Mode and All On/Off functions.
  • Easy Scheduling - Set your pump schedules with an intuitive drag-and-drop interface.
  • Schedule Mode - Our intuitive schedule mode is so easy to program you'll have plenty of time for more important tasks, like enjoying your corals.
  • Multiple Pumps - Control and monitor multiple Nero 3 pumps with ease. You can even sync settings from other pumps.

Technical Specifications


Maximum Glass Thickness 1/28in. (12mm)
Flow Rate 2,000gph (7,570lph)
Power Consumption Variable, 20W max
Input 100–240VAC, 50-60Hz, 1A
What's in the Box
AI Nero™ 3 Pump with Integrated Driver
Mounting Magnets
Power Adapter with Universal Plug
Adapter Set
Quick Start Guide
Mounting Hardware