Top 10 protein skimmer [2022]

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Comparison Chart of Top 10

1. Protein Skimmers for Saltwater Aquariums, Hang On Back Protein Skimmer for Fish Tanks up to 75 Gallons, 11 watts AC pinwheel pump, water flow adjustable

  • This IOAOI protein skimmer is perfect for small aquariums filtering. The skimmer body is small and it doesn’t take up too much space. But the pinwheel pump will generate enough bubbles to make your tank crystal clear.
  • Special cavity design helps to generate much richer bubbles. And it could prevent the bubbles/foam from returning, and could also provide long contact time between water and air, which makes the protein skimmer obtain better performance.
  • 11Watts pinwheel water AC pump adopts advanced technology, high efficiency and energy saving.
  • Constructed of high-quality cast acrylic to guarantee long life. The cup can be easily removed for cleaning.
  • Foot Print/Height: 6.3*5.3/16.8 in. Power: 11 Watts. Volt: 120V 60Hz. Make sure the pump is fully submerged.

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

  • Coral vue octopus 4-inch needle wheel skimmer 100gal
  • Reef octopus pinwheel/needle wheel skimmers provide you with a high performance features in an easy to use package
  • New pinwheel impellers provide up to 100% improved performance

3. Reef Octopus Classic 150SSS Protein Skimmer

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

4. Protein Skimmers for Saltwater Aquariums, Hang On Back Protein Skimmer for Fish Tanks up to 80 Gallons, DC Pinwheel Pump

  • DC pinwheel pump. Safety Assurance. High Efficiency. Energy Saving. Ultra Quiet.
  • Graphite shaft cover. Durable wear resistance. Low DB Operation. Needle wheel impeller generates fine and smooth bubbles.
  • Integrated molded cast acrylic skimmer body. Solid construction and long-life service.
  • Rotate the skimmer body to reach the desired water level. More flexible and better reaction.
  • 3 inches diameter skimmer body. Space saving. More practical. Either for Hang-on or in sump use.

5. Simplicity 240DC Protein Skimmer

  • Adjustable DC pump speed
  • For tanks up to 240 gallons
  • Small foot print
  • Cone shape design
  • Collection cup drain with cap

6. Simplicity 120DC Protein Skimmer

  • Adjustable DC pump speed
  • For tanks up to 120 gallons
  • Cone shape design
  • Collection cup drain with cap
  • 3 year pro-rated warranty: 100% coverage first year 50% coverage second year 25% coverage third year

7. Bubble Magus BM-Curve 5 Protein Skimmer

  • High performance pump included
  • Tanks up to 140 gallons
  • SP1000 internal pump

8. Red Sea Reefer 300 Protein Skimmer

  • The high-performance Red Sea Reefer 300 Protein Skimmer features a combination of a PSK pump with a proportionally sized venturi, bubble diffusor and reaction body that optimizes air-water contact time for steady waste removal.
  • Designed with hobbyists needs in mind, the Reefer Skimmers are really quiet thanks to rubber connectors which dampen the vibrations as well as a robust air silencer. It features the FoamView window, built-in neck cleaner and extra-long valved waste tube.
  • Aquarium Size Ratings: for SPS, 80 gallons; for Mixed Reef, 160 gallons; for fish-only, 240 gallons
  • Includes Sicce PSK 600 Pump. Ergonomic diffusion chamber evenly disperses the fine bubbles created by the PSK pump across the skimmer cone, without reducing air or water flow. Comes with built-in manual neck cleaner and drainage port with 1m valved hose.
  • The footprint can either be 9.1″ X 8.3″ or 9.8″ X 7.1″ (the base is moveable). Recommended water height: 6-8″.

9. Reef Octopus Classic 152-S Protein Skimmer

  • Classic 6″ Compact Skimmer w/ AQ1800s
  • Dim: 10.4″ x 8.1″ x 20.7″
  • Rated up to 158gal

10. AquaMaxx HOB-1.5 Hang-On-Back Protein Skimmer

  • AquaMaxx HOB-1.5 protein skimmers is easy to setup and maintain. Just move the collection cup up or down to adjust the foam level to wet or dry.
  • Efficient, durable and reliable, Simple to set up and operate, Cell-cast acrylic construction
  • Dimension : L 7.5 x W 3.5 x H 17 Inch, Fits aquarium rims up to 3/4″ thick, Requires approximately 4″ of clearance to remove collection cup, Filtration Rating: up to 90 Gallons (light bioload) or 60 Gallons (heavy bioload)
  • Pump: AquaMaxx SHARK 1.0 (modified and upgraded Italian Sicce pump)
  • Pump power consumption: 11 Watts Outlet size: 3/4 Inch Minimum tank height 10-7/8″

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