It's a Blueline HD30, which is basically an Iwaki RLT30. The head engineer left Iwaki and started up his own company and now makes these.
It looks like something out of "Back to the Future" ... this is a smaller pump, but it's still quite large, about a foot long and bright yellow in color. It has a cooling fan in the back of it. A water pump with a cooling fan. Fear.
Despite it's size, it's virtually silent. You can only hear the air rushing past it's intake screen.
How well does it work? Very well. The protein skimmer is going nuts. I think it's working for the first time.
In other news Santa visited early this year.
My my. And me without a triathlon to attend.. :)