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Reef Octopus Extreme XS200 Protein Skimmer

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Reef Octopus

The Extreme XS skimmers are powered by the high performance Italian Sicce pumps. The skimmer has a gate valve output which allows for more adjustment of the skimmer compared to ball valves and the old wedge pipe. The Sicce PSK1000 pump has an improved star wheel impeller. They are much more advanced with a digital circuit to control start up direction and speed, ultra low noise and huge air draw numbers. The skimmer produces up to 32scfh of air pull using the provided pinwheel impeller. (Air results will vary depending on aquarium setup.) Each Sicce pump draws less than 30watts of electricity. The collection cup has a quick release neck for easy removal for cleaning. It requires 1/2 inch of clearance to remove the cup. The Extreme XS skimmer uses metric plumbing parts.

  • Reef Octopus Extreme XS 8" In Sump Skimmer
  • Dimensions: 15" x 9.4" x 23"
  • Height without the cup is 15.5"
  • Rated up to 200gal.
  • Modified cone neck design designed for easy transition of micro bubbles into cup
  • Powered by Italian made Sicce PSK-1000 pump
  • 2 year warranty on pump


Product Manuals & Documentation

Reef Octopus Extreme XS200 Protein Skimmer

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

36 Reviews

MIKE SHANGLE from MIDLAND, MI UNITED STATES

02/02/2015

Experience Level: Intermediate

Reef Octopus XS 200

Loud. pump stopped working after 9 months. magnet on impeller for whatever reason started swelling up and then split, lodging itself inside the pump and stopping. Not impressed considering I paid over 300 bucks. I probably will not be a repeat buyer. Would not recommend.

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JOHN BROWNING from WHEATON, IL UNITED STATES

03/24/2014

Experience Level: Intermediate

great with on small issue

quiet, efficient, does not take up much space. Only thing I do not like as much is it is not as simple to clean as some of the other models. Takes a little doing to get the cup off and back on. That is really nit picky I know.

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RYAN FISHER from LANCASTER, NY UNITED STATES

03/04/2014

Experience Level: Expert

excellent skimmer

For the first day or so the skimmer was very loud, but after it Was broken in it quieted right down. It pull A LOT if crap out of the water. I definitely recommend it!

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Jrod82 from LOUISVILLE, KY UNITED STATES

12/29/2013

Experience Level: Intermediate

works great

Been running for couple days now....I've seen reviews claiming this product can be loud..I'd say it is not. Pulling some real nice junk out. I've owned a ASM g2 skimmer and this Diablo is far better....love it!

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MARK SIMMONS from Durham, NC UNITED STATES

11/24/2013

Experience Level: Intermediate

Best decision I've made yet!

This skimmer is great. I opened it up, put it together and got going. Once I figured out that you want the foam just to the top before it spills over, I sat back and waited. Well, just a couple hours later I started seeing the gunk. Lots of it! My previous skimmer was absolute garbage and pulled no where near this amount of skimmate. It's going strong and I feel like the water quality is steadily improving. I have a 125g w a 30g sump and wanted to get a higher rated skimmer. I'm thoroughly impressed. She's solidly built, the pump is powerful and the unit even looks attractive. Winning all around. If you're on the fence for some reason, just pull the trigger. You won't regret it!

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FOCO from Fort Collins, CO UNITED STATES

10/08/2013

Experience Level: Intermediate

Awesome

This is a great skimmer. It is compact so it fits in my sump. A definite upgrade over my old skimmer!

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BM from PENSACOLA, FL UNITED STATES

10/03/2013

Experience Level: Intermediate

Great skimmer

High quality and nice looking. Doing its job in hours.

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JAMES M from LAUREL, MD UNITED STATES

08/17/2013

Experience Level: Intermediate

great skimmer

This is my 3rd Reef Octopus skimmer and once again very pleased. It's big but with a small footprint and fit into my sump nicely. I did not have the noise issue that other buyers had and it's already producing! It's also easy to adjust the water level with the gate valve.

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RICHARD VAVRA from PORT ORANGE, FL UNITED STATES

07/23/2013

Experience Level: Intermediate

XS200

I PURCHASED THE XS200 SKIMMER 3 YRS AGO NOW AND THIS SKIMMER IS THE BEST OF THE BEST REALLY DON'T BE FOOLED THIS IS A QUIET MACHINE ALONG WITH A SUPER SKIM PERFORMANCE I USE IT ON A 100 GAL SYSTEM

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MIGUEL CORDERO from TOWNSEND, MA UNITED STATES

05/09/2013

Experience Level: Intermediate

Reef Octopus Diablo

All the reviews I have been reading about this skimmer are right. I have this running now for about 3 month and is working really well. The quality and design of this skimmer allow to bring you the highest quality product for your aquarium. Overall great skimmer I would recommend it to anyone.

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