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Reef Octopus Classic 300 HOB Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Classic 300 HOB Protein Skimmer

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Reef Octopus Classic 300 HOB Protein Skimmer Information




The Classic 300 is a dual pump model that follows the same design pattern as the Classic 100 but has two pumps. The pumps are mounted externally so it will sit inside the aquarium. This is a simple user friendly HOB skimmer designed to skim up to a 135 gallon aquarium. Simply place the skimmer on the back of the aquarium, mount the pumps in place as the instructions list and it is ready to skim. This HOB Reef Octopus skimmer is powered by two Aquatrance 1000s pumps and are built with high quality acrylic.

Rated for Aquariums up to 150 Gallons
Footprint: 11.5" x 3.25" | Height: 18"
Powered by Dual Aquatrance 1000 Pinwheel Pump

Features
- Low Profile body
- Dual Reaction Chamber
- 2 Pumps Model
- Air Silencers
- Single Output
- Solid Construction

Filtration Handling
- 150 gallon – Light Filtration Demand
- 125 gallon – Medium Filtration Demand
- 90 gallon – Heavy Filtration Demand

Techinical Specs
- Footprint: 11.5 x 3.25
- Total Height: 18

Two Aquatrance 1000s Pinwheel Pumps
- Wattage: 9w each
- Air Draw: 420 lph / 15 SCFH* each
- Water Draw: 350 lph / 92 GPH* each
*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 300 HOB Protein Skimmer Reviews



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Classic 1000 HOB skimmer

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 7/12/2015 from FALL BRANCH, TN UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: Followed along with the YouTube video and installation was a snap. From box to tank in 10 mins. Within 20 mins the skimmer was producing. Seems to be doing well.


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Great skimmer

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Posted: 6/5/2015 from AKRON, OH UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Received skimmer 3 days ago, like others have said the instruction are horrible but easy enough to figure out from the microscopic drawing. Once up and running so far so good makes good foam and is very quit. Cant even hear it run.


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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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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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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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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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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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