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Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer

Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer

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Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer Information




Tunze`s newest and most compact skimmer! Replaces 9002 Nano DOC protein skimmer.

Measuring only 4.3 x 2.5 x 8.5 inches. It is ideal for nano reef aquariums up to 37 gallons (15 gallons for high nutrient or dedicated SPS tanks).

Includes needlewheel pump and magnet holder for up to 3/8" glass or acrylic.

Features
  • Surface suction with surface film removal.
  • Intermediate chamber with a patented anti-overfoaming system.
  • Bubble-Free outgoing water.
  • Large skimmer cup (0.2gal) with foam reactor that can be easily removed.
  • Air flow regulation and silencer for an exceptionally quiet operation.
  • Silicone buffers on the skimmer prevent the transfer of vibrations to the aquarium.
  • Attachment with a patented magnet holder for a glass thickness up to 10mm (3/8")
  • Recommended water level: 5.3" x 6.1"
  • Tunze Foamer 9012.040, high air flow performance and low energy consumption (2.5W).



Manufacturer Info

Tunze
For forty-five years the name TUNZE® has been synonymous with aquariums. Many products and components which we have developed in the course of time are now standard features of aquarium technology today. This confidence in TUNZE is no coincidence. The company has remained true to its philosophy right from the beginning, researching water biotopes all over the world to develop components which enable natural water conditions in the closed environment of an aquarium. In the implementation of know-how, effectiveness and efficiency, TUNZE® takes the lead in environmental compatibility. Their motto is: quality and reliability. These values are upheld with well thought-out and precise tool making by highly qualified experts. The brand names of TUNZE® and Turbelle® meet the expectations of the seal of quality; Made in Germany. Many of the products shown in this catalogue are protected by national and international patents.

Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer Reviews



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Posted: 7/16/2016 from Miami, FL UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Excellent product, quiet but not the quietest, one week for break in, and no micro bubbles. Would recommend.


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Great buy!

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Posted: 7/3/2016 from ELLENSBURG, WA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: I purchased this skimmer to replace an older hang-on Remora Pro on a 29 gallon mixed reef tank with a light bioload. The main inhabitants of the tank are my pair of Latezonatus clownfish, so I wanted a skimmer that would do the job and not make a mess of the tank. So far, this little skimmer has been and done all I hoped for and more: It was easy enough to assemble the included magnet spacer (required on tanks with a plastic rim); it is small and easily fits in an unobtrusive corner of the aquarium; it produces whatever sort of skimmate you tell it to and it is easy to adjust the setting to adjust the skimmate; the materials used are satisfactory in quality; and it is silent. The only con I found on it while assembling the magnet spacer-the plastic clips the manufacturer used were too small to securely hold the spacer to the skimmer body so I had to superglue the spacers to the skimmer body. The skimmer even comes with its own little cleaning brush, which was a thoughtful touch from the manufacturer. Overall this is a very good purchase for the money, and since it is a Tunze product I expect that the reliability and longevity of the unit will be good.


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What a buy!

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Posted: 4/14/2016 from BRIGHTON, CO UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: This thing kicks butt! It was easy to follow the instructions for setup. The magnets that secure it in place are heavy enough to do the job but are not unmanageable. The rubber spacers between the magnets and the skimmer keep the skimmer from vibrating on the glass. This thing is as close to silent as you can get! I love that it mounts to the inside of the aquarium, but it doesnt take up much are for how much it skims. I have it in a display tank and it isnt big enough to be an eyesore. I have had it running 24 hours and the chamber is over half full of dark nastiness. It started producing skimmate within a few minutes of setup. Quiet, relatively small, and affordable on the reef equipment scale of purchases. I highly recommend this skimmer!


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outstanding performance

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Posted: 11/3/2015 from HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA .
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: This is my 2nd tunze skimmer the first I purchased back in 2000. But the 9012 model works great in my 180 gallon reef tank, easy setup, slim design and within 2 hrs of running was already producing foam. Tunze skimmers are the best IMO.


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Almost

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Posted: 10/30/2015 from SLINGERLANDS, NY UNITED STATES
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Unit comes fully assembled except for the magnet extenders. Well the poor instructions didn't give you a good way disconnect the magnets other that just stick a screwdriver in. I finally got the magnets off but damaged the clips. So I had to glue the magnet extenders on to get it to work. My instruction manual also mentioned parts that were not included with this more recent model such as the little rubber bumpers that were to be installed on the magnet assembly and I was left with a small Velcro strip that isn't mentioned anywhere in the assembly instructions!


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Very impressive

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Posted: 7/22/2015 from STATEN ISLAND, NY UNITED STATE
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Well built. I soaked and ran the skimmer in vinegar and RO water for 15 minutes. Place it in my 40 breeder and it was producing skinmate within 5 minutes. I am very impressed and satisfied with it. I highly recommend it!


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Fantastic

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Posted: 6/15/2015 from WALDEN, NY UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: set up in less than 12 min started skimming within a few hours after 5 days a nice dry foam with a nice tea color . yes had micro bubbles for a few hours but stopped over night. highly recommend for a small reef system


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Works

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Posted: 6/14/2015 from Cloquet, MN UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Hard to gage performance so far in my NUVO 30L tank as I have a lot of sand particles in the water which the skimmer was not removing until I put some cloudy water treatment and now it is pulling more. But this skimmer does not fit in my tank compartment so had to glue the magnet on the side of the skimmer and put it in the pump side of the NUVO where it crowds the pump return lines. I am awaiting a ghost skimmer made for the compartment where it will sit next to the filter caddy and perhaps do a better job. It also tends to tilt and move where it is now.


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Excellent Skimmer

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Posted: 6/12/2015 from NH UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I was quite impressed with this skimmer. It started pulling gunk out of my 30 gallon tank in literally an hour or so and has continued to do so since then. The collection cup is a bit small and gets filled rather quickly, but I am very satisfied. Oh, and it is super quiet as well. You won't even hear it running. Two fins up!


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Great skimmer

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Posted: 6/12/2015 from NY
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: I've been using this for many months now in the back compartment of an all in one JBJ rimless 45 gallon (not the cube). The Marine Depot "does it fit" video shows it going in the main overflow compartment but I was able to squeeze it into the next compartment over (barely!)by turning it 90 degrees and haven't noticed any difference in functionality. By moving it over one compartment you can still have both overflow filters going. I also use this in conjunction with an auto top off, which is really a must for this skimmer. As this is a surface skimmer, I can usually tell when my auto top off reservoir is empty because the water level will drop enough to where the skimmer makes a sucking noise, but other than that it is very quiet. Produces some thick green goop. I have a cheaper skimmer on a 10 gal nano and the difference is night and day. Highly recommend this skimmer.


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