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Reef Octopus Regal Protein Skimmers

Reef Octopus Regal Protein Skimmers

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Reef Octopus Regal Protein Skimmers Information




The new and innovative Reef Octopus Regal 170-SSS in-sump protein skimmer supplies powerful filtration for aquariums up to 300 gallons where sump space may be limited. The Reef Octopus Regal 170-SSS is constructed of high-quality cast acrylic that disassembles completely for cleaning. Its hybrid conical body naturally stabilizes and concentrates the organic rich foam as it rises.

This Regal skimmer is equipped with a new generation Reef Octopus controllable Direct Current DC-3500S pinwheel skimmer pump which are the latest in variable speed flow technology and allows for refined control, enhanced performance and efficiency. The vast majority of skimmer pumps available to hobbyist are alternating current "AC" pumps (the type of power that comes out of your wall outlet). Direct current pumps have several key advantages over traditional AC pumps. Most notably, you can control the rotational speed of the motor, thus electronically control air and water flow rates into the skimmer. Now the user can have the skimmer process more or less water just by the push of a button!!!

Enhanced Control
This controller allows users to select between five preset speeds indicated by five lit LEDs. The controller also features a feed/service and an On/Off button. When the feed button is pressed, the skimmer pump shuts down and will automatically reactivate after 10 minutes. Press the feed button a second time to resume normal operation. RO DC pumps feature a true slow startup where the pump slowly ramps up from zero RPM to the full preset speed over a period of approximately 10 seconds.

Controllable Space Saving In-sump Skimmer Rated for Aquariums up to 300 Gallons
- Footprint: 9.65" x 8.1"
- Reaction Chamber: 7"
- Height: 23.6"

Features
- Small Footprint- Saves Sump Space
- 5 Controllable Energy Efficient Power Settings
- Detachable Controller with Waterproof Union
- Solid Cast Acrylic Construction
- Disassembles for Easy Cleaning
- High Volume Air Intake
- Quiet Operation

Filtration Handling
- 300 Gallon – Light Filtration Demand
- 200 Gallon – Medium Filtration Demand
- 120 Gallon – Heavy Filtration Demand

Technical Specs
- Hybrid Cone Body: 7in
- Footprint: 9.65in x 8.1in
- Neck Size: 4in
- Total Height: 23.6in
- Output Size: 40mm / 1.25in
- Note: Recommended Sump Water Depth: 7-8.5in

Pump Information
- Reef Octopus Controllable DC 3500s Pinwheel Pump
- Power Consumption: 25-40watts
- Voltage: DC 24V
- Air Draw: 800-1200 lph / 28-42 SCFH*
*Air and water results will vary depending on aquarium setup


Reef Octopus Regal Protein Skimmers Reviews



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Posted: 4/23/2015 from SPRING, TX UNITED STATES
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Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: After one month I am quite pleased with this skimmer. I am using it in a 17 gallon sump cycling water for a 75 gallon FOWLR tank. In the tank I have a kole tang, a green chromis, 2 pajama cardinals, a flame angel, an ocellaris clown (all fish small to medium sized), a conch, a turbo and a few trochuses. I added the skimmer and sump replacing a smaller HOB skimmer w/o a sump. I intentionally chose this skimmer rated for 120 to 300 gallon tanks and am glad I did. One month experience does not speak to longevity/reliability, but initial impressions are very good.


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