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Reef Octopus Classic HOB Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Classic HOB Protein Skimmer

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Reef Octopus Classic HOB Protein Skimmer Information




The Classic 100-HOB is a proverbial favorite among 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. To install, simply place the skimmer on the back of the aquarium, mount the pump in place, adjust the intake strainer and it is ready to skim. The Reef Octopus Classic 1000-HOB is constructed of high-quality acrylic and equipped with the new highly efficient Aquatrance pinwheel pump that produces an ideal mix of water and air for optimal waste removal.

Rated for aquariums up to 105 Gallons
Footprint: 8" x 3.75" | Height: 17"
Powered by: Ultra-efficient Aquatrance 1000s pump

Features
Now with adjustable surface skimmer attachment
- Low Profile body
- Air Silencer
- Solid Construction

Filtration Handling
- 105 gallon – Light Filtration Demand
- 80 gallon – Medium Filtration Demand
- 60 gallon – Heavy Filtration Demand

Technical Specs
- Footprint: 8" x 3.25"
- Total Height: 17"

Aquatrance 1000s Pinwheel Pump
- Wattage: 9w
- Air Draw: 420 lph / 15 SCFH*
- Water Draw: 350 lph / 92 GPH*
*Air and water results will vary depending on aquarium setup

Warranty 2 year manufacturer`s warranty on pump and 1 year on skimmer body


Reef Octopus Classic HOB Protein Skimmer Reviews



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Reef Octopus BH-90 HOB

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 2/7/2015 from MISSOURI CITY, TX UNITED STATE
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: My BH-90 has been running for about 1 year now on my 60 gallon tank and it is beyond excellent. Keeps the water parameters where they need to be and oxygenates the water at the same time. My fish are doing awesome. Prior to this I bought a Sealclone skimmer at Petco, but it was as loud as a vaccum cleaner. The BH-90 is so quiet you cant even hear it!!!!


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Great Skimmer!

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 1/27/2015 from WEST WARWICK, RI UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: I've have owned several skimmers and this one is by far the best! I absolutely love the fact that skimmer pump is not in the tank taking up space! I recently owned a coral life skimmer and it was a piece of c***. The prism skimmer is nice but its too small for 55 gal and above. This skimmer is the answer if your looking for a hang on the back skimmer!


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Great silent skimmer!

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 1/26/2015 from Seattle, WA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Hooked up this skimmer and in minutes it was producing skimates! The best thing about it so far is that the skimmer is very quiet...unlike my remora pro! I'll probably switch my tank with the remora pro to a reef octopus. Only downside is that there's no real instructions..only pictures but once you got a couple things on its pretty easy to figure out the rest. I would highly recommend this skimmer to all my reef friends!


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Good skimmer but hard to clean

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Reviewers Rating Great


Posted: 1/24/2015 from GASTONIA, NC UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I've had one of these skimmers up and running on my biocube 29 for quite some time. It is very good at pulling up dark thick skimmate. My only gripe is that to do a deep cleaning I have to take a wash it out with a garden hose as the main body of the skimmer isn't very accessable so it's pretty much impossible to clean otherwise. Still one of the better HOB Skimmers available.


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Reef Octopus 2000

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Reviewers Rating Great


Posted: 1/15/2015 from ROCHESTER, MN UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Once you get past the poor instructions this skimmer works very well. I have a 180 gallon aquarium and am running this skimmer with an AquaPro C remora. The AquaPro C no longer produces any skimmate so my assumption is this skimmer is more powerful and has made my AquaPro C obsolete (not additive as I had hoped). The small amount of foam from my intake to my algal turf scrubber that was apparent before I installed this skimmer has disappeared so it might be sufficient for my aquarium.


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Great Skimmer, no instructions

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 12/6/2014 from WASHINGTON, UT UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I have had this skimmer in service for three days now. Marine Depot was incredibly fast in processing and shipping the order. First I had to get past the lack of any kind of reasonable set up instructions and some partial assembly that I had to undo and correct due to cross threading that resulted on O-rings that leaked, frustrating. However, once it was up and running it has been fantastic. Very quiet, very efficient and great build quality. I previously a Coralife Super Skimmer, no comparison ! This is a great skimmer and I would strongly recommend it to anyone needing and HOB skimmer.


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Wow!! Impressive!!

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 9/3/2014 from ARVADA, CO UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Input this skimmer on my fish only 150 gallon tank. I was amazed by how quickly and how much waist it removed. It was insane! Directions leave something to be desired but is pretty self explanatory. Very quite and fits easy. Love this skimmer. Highly recommend to anyone. I will be purchasing another one for my other tank ASAP.


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Love it

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Posted: 8/18/2014 from HILLSBORO, OR UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: We had this about 2 months seem to do a great job keeping the tank clean, we have a 60 gallon would definitely recommend, very quite can hardly hear it


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Great Skimmer!

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Posted: 7/21/2014 from GRANGER, IN UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Received this skimmer in great shape, well packaged and sent timely. It took a couple of days to break in, but is now producing dark green skim mate. The only reason I knocked the rating down a half star was the instructions that come with the skimmer are pretty useless.


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