25 Best Reef Protein Skimmers
for March 2021

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Reef Octopus Classic 152-S Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Classic 152-S Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
What We like

Rated up to 158gal

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Product Features

  • Dim: 10.4" x 8.1" x 20.7"
  • Classic 6" Compact Skimmer w/ AQ1800s

Classic 6" compact skimmer w/ aq1800s Dim: 10.4" x 8.1" x 20.7"

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Reef Octopus BH90 Hang on Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus BH90 Hang on Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
What We like

Rated up to 130gal

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Product Features

  • 4" Round Body HOB Skimmer w/external AQ1000s
  • Dim: 7.5" x 7.5" x 23.8"

4" round body hob skimmer w/external aq1000s Dim: 7.5" x 7.5" x 23.8"

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Reef Octopus Classic BH-1000 Protein Skimmer & Smart Skimmer Security Overflow Protector Bundle

Reef Octopus Classic BH-1000 Protein Skimmer & Smart Skimmer Security Overflow Protector Bundle

by Reef Octopus
What We like

The Reef Octopus Classic BH-1000 Protein Skimmer is a favorite hang-on back skimmer. Capable of filtering aquariums from 78 to 130 gallons, the Classic BH-1000 features an easy to install and operate design in which the pump is mounted outside the aquarium. To install, simply place the skimmer on the back of the aquarium, mount the pump in place, adjust the intake strainer and it's ready to skim.

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Product Features

  • Pump: Aquatrance 1000 Pinwheel. Footprint: 8" X 3.5", 17" tall. Installation: Hang-on.
  • This package combines the Reef Octopus Classic BH-1000 Protein Skimmer and the AutoAqua Smart Skimmer Security. Use your Reef Octopus Classic BH-1000 with the reassurance that if the skimmer cup were to overflow the AutoAqua Smart Skimmer Security sensor would turn off the Reef Octopus Skimmer Pump.

This package combines the Reef Octopus classic bh-1000 protein skimmer and the autoaqua smart skimmer security. use your Reef Octopus classic bh-1000 with the reassurance that if the skimmer cup were to overflow the autoaqua smart skimmer security sensor would turn off the Reef Octopus skimmer pump. Pump: aquatrance 1000 pinwheel. footprint: 8" x 3.5", 17" tall. installation: hang-on.

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Reef Octopus Classic 110 Space Saver Protein Skimmer CLSC-110SS

Reef Octopus Classic 110 Space Saver Protein Skimmer CLSC-110SS

by CoralVue
What We like

Disassembles for Cleaning

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Product Features

  • Small Footprint - Big Performance
  • Dim: 7.9" x 6.1" x 19.7"
  • Classic 5" Compact Skimmer w/ AQ1000s
  • Rated up to 130gal

Small footprint - big performance Classic 5" compact skimmer w/ aq1000s Rated up to 130gal Dim: 7.9" x 6.1" x 19.7"

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Reef Octopus Regal 8

Reef Octopus Regal 8" 200SSS DC Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
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Reef Octopus Classic 110-INT Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer for Aquarium

Reef Octopus Classic 110-INT Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer for Aquarium

by TopDawg Pet Supply
What We like

Reef octopus pinwheel/needle wheel skimmers provide you with a high performance features in an easy to use package

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Product Features

  • Coral vue octopus 4-inch needle wheel skimmer 100gal
  • New pinwheel impellers provide up to 100% improved performance

New pinwheel impellers provide up to 100% improved performance Coral vue octopus 4-inch needle wheel skimmer 100gal

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Reef Octopus Elite 150SSS DC Super Cone Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Elite 150SSS DC Super Cone Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
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Reef Octopus Classic 150SSS Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Classic 150SSS Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
What We like

Installation: Sump

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Product Features

  • For aquariums up to 210 gallons
  • Pump: Aquatrance 2000S
  • Small Footprint: 7.3 x 9.45 | Body Diameter: 6 | Height: 20.9

Pump: aquatrance 2000s For aquariums up to 210 gallons Small footprint: 7.3 x 9.45 | body diameter: 6 | height: 20.9

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Reef Octopus Regal Internal Protein Skimmer REGAL-200INT

Reef Octopus Regal Internal Protein Skimmer REGAL-200INT

by Reef Octopus
What We like

Output Size: 40mm - Comes with metric to British adapter to 1.25 pvc

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Product Features

  • Recommended Sump Water Depth: 7
  • Reef Octopus 24V VarioS-4S Controllable Pinwheel Pump. Latest in DC controllable technology. Pump has 5 controllable energy efficient power settings
  • For aquariums up to 400 gallons with a light filtration demand. For aquariums up to 300 gallons with a medium filtration demand. For aquariums up to 200 gallons with a high filtration demand
  • Footprint: 14

Footprint: 14 Recommended sump water depth: 7 Reef Octopus 24v varios-4s controllable pinwheel pump. latest in dc controllable technology. pump has 5 controllable energy efficient power settings For aquariums up to 400 gallons with a light filtration demand. for aquariums up to 300 gallons with a medium filtration demand. for aquariums up to 200 gallons with a high filtration demand

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Reef Octopus eSsence S-130 Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus eSsence S-130 Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
What We like

Water Height: 7 - 8in

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Reef Octopus Classic 150 Space Saver Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Classic 150 Space Saver Protein Skimmer

by CoralVue
What We like

Air and water results will vary depending on aquarium setup

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Product Features

  • Max Flow: 140gph
  • Aquatrance 1800s Pinwheel Pump
  • Body Size: 6
  • Max Air: 480L/H, 17SCFH

Aquatrance 1800s pinwheel pump Max air: 480l/h, 17scfh Max flow: 140gph Body size: 6

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Reef Octopus OCTO Regal 150 SSS Space Saver Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus OCTO Regal 150 SSS Space Saver Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
What We like

Output Size: 40mm - Comes with metric to British adapter to 1.25 pvc ; Output Height: 9.1"

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Product Features

  • Reef Octopus Controllable DC 2500S Pinwheel Pump. Latest in DC controllable technology. Pump has 5 controllable energy efficient power settings
  • Recommended Sump Water Depth: 7" to 8.5"
  • For aquariums up to 210 gallons with a light filtration demand. For aquariums up to 160 gallons with a medium filtration demand. For aquariums up to 100 gallons with a high filtration demand
  • Small Footprint: 9" x 7.5", Body Diameter: 6", Height: 23.6"

Recommended sump water depth: 7" to 8.5" For aquariums up to 210 gallons with a light filtration demand. for aquariums up to 160 gallons with a medium filtration demand. for aquariums up to 100 gallons with a high filtration demand Reef Octopus controllable dc 2500s pinwheel pump. latest in dc controllable technology. pump has 5 controllable energy efficient power settings Small footprint: 9" x 7.5", body diameter: 6", height: 23.6"

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Reef Octopus Classic 202-S Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Classic 202-S Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
What We like

Water Height: 7 - 9in

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Product Features

  • Footprint: 12.4in x 10in
  • In-Sump Application
  • Super Cone Body Size: 8.27in to 5.12in

Super cone body size: 8.27in to 5.12in In-sump application Footprint: 12.4in x 10in

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Reef Octopus Classic 150INT Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Classic 150INT Protein Skimmer

by CoralVue
What We like

Small Footprint: 12.4" x 8.7"; Body Diameter: 6"; Height: 22"

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Product Features

  • Turbulence reducing bubble plate
  • Aquatrance 2000 Pinwheel Pump - offers super efficiency and the very best in performance
  • In-sump protein skimmer for aquariums up to 150 gallons

In-sump protein skimmer for aquariums up to 150 gallons Aquatrance 2000 pinwheel pump - offers super efficiency and the very best in performance Turbulence reducing bubble plate

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Reef Octopus Regal 150INT DC Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Regal 150INT DC Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
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Reef Octopus Classic 150 Space Saver Protein Skimmer NWB150SSS

Reef Octopus Classic 150 Space Saver Protein Skimmer NWB150SSS

by Reef Octopus
What We like

The sleek and compact design allows the skimmer to fit in most places.

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Product Features

  • The unique design allows for the skimmer to operate silently.
  • The perfect protein skimmer that supplies filtration for aquariums up to 100 gallons.

The perfect protein skimmer that supplies filtration for aquariums up to 100 gallons. The unique design allows for the skimmer to operate silently.

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Octo Reef Octopus Protein Skimmer Stand, ROP-SST1

Octo Reef Octopus Protein Skimmer Stand

ROP-SST1

by Reef Octopus
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Super Reef 5 Inch In-Sump Protein Skimmer (SRO-1000INT) by Reef Octopus

Super Reef 5 Inch In-Sump Protein Skimmer (SRO-1000INT) by Reef Octopus

by Reef Octopus
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Reef Octopus Regal 300 External Protein Skimmer REGAL-300EXT

Reef Octopus Regal 300 External Protein Skimmer REGAL-300EXT

by Reef Octopus
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Reef Octopus Classic BH-2000 Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Classic BH-2000 Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
What We like

Adjustable surface skimmer attachment

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Product Features

  • Installation: Hang-on
  • Pump: Aquatrance 2000 Pinwheel
  • Footprint: 10" X 4", 21" tall
  • For aquariums up to 208 gallons

Installation: hang-on Footprint: 10" x 4", 21" tall For aquariums up to 208 gallons Pump: aquatrance 2000 pinwheel

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Reef Octopus Elite 200 Internal Protein Skimmer ELITE-200INT

Reef Octopus Elite 200 Internal Protein Skimmer ELITE-200INT

by Reef Octopus
What We like

See Description

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New Reef Octopus Classic 100 Protein Skimmer for Saltwater Marine Aquariums 105g

reef octopus coralvue New Reef Octopus Classic 100 Protein Skimmer for Saltwater Marine Aquariums 105g

by Manufacturer
What We like

The Classic 100-HOB is a proverbial favorite amongst hang-on back skimmer users capable of filtering aquariums up to 105 gallons. The Classic 100-HOB features an easy to install and operate design in which the pump is mounted inside the aquarium.

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Product Features

  • Water Type: Marine
  • Footprint: 8 x 3.75 | Height: 17

Footprint: 8 x 3.75 | height: 17 Water type: marine

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Reef Octopus Classic 110 Space Saver Protein Skimmer NWB110SSS

Reef Octopus Classic 110 Space Saver Protein Skimmer NWB110SSS

by Reef Octopus
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Reef Octopus Classic 100-HOB Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Classic 100-HOB Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
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Reef Octopus Class 110SSS Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Class 110SSS Protein Skimmer

by Reef Octopus
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