Replacement / Upgrade Pump for AquaMaxx AM100 Protein Skimmer

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This item has been discontinued.


The new and improved pumps for AquaMaxx protein skimmers are based on the Italian-made Sicce Syncra pumps. These pumps are direct replacements for the standard Sedra-based pumps that came with the AquaMaxx AM-Series skimmer line.

AM100: Standard: Sedra 5000 – 19 Watts, Upgrade: Sicce Syncra 1.5 – 16 Watts

AM150: Standard: Sedra 7000 – 40 Watts; Upgrade: Sicce Syncra 2.0 – 22 Watts

AM250: Standard: Sedra 9000 – 45 Watts; Upgrade: Sicce Syncra 3.0 – 27 Watts

AM350: Standard: Sedra 7000 – 40 Watts each (requires 2 pumps); Upgrade: Sicce Syncra 2.0 – 22 Watts each (requires 2 pumps)

AM500: Standard: Sedra 9000 – 45 Watts each (requires 2 pumps); Upgrade: Sicce Syncra 3.0 – 27 Watts each (requires 2 pumps)

Manufacturer Info

AquaMaxx is a Southern California-based aquarium supply company that entered the market in mid-2008 with a line of affordable metal halide bulbs. The brand quickly gained recognition as word spread about the high quality and low cost of their lamps. In 2009, AquaMaxx released a line of aquarium filter socks and, in early 2010, unveiled an assortment of high-performance protein skimmer accessories and upgrades.


AquaMaxx Limited Manufacturer Warranty
AquaMaxx will warrant all AquaMaxx products to be free from manufacturing defects for one year from the original purchase date when purchased through an authorized AquaMaxx retailer. This warranty does not cover any damages caused by misuse, neglect, alterations or improper handling/transport/maintenance/installation. AquaMaxx does not cover personal injury, personal loss, or other damages associated with the use of these products.



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I give it 3 stars only because there were no instructions and the yellow tube was different diameter and length than prev.. had to put old hose inside new hose and zip tie them.

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