1-800-566-3474
Live Chat Support
    Free Shipping On $175+
  • FREE Shipping On $175+
  • 14-Day Low Price Guarantee
  • 14-Day Low Price Guarantee
  • Same Day Shipping
  • Same Day Shipping
FREE Shipping on
Orders Over $175
Standard ground shipping (1-7 business days) starts at a low $5.99 and most orders over $175 ship FREE. Learn More
 
If you find a product we sell for a lower price at another online store, we will match their price—today and up to 14 days after you've purchased the item! Learn More
 
Same Day Shipping
We promise to ship your order as fast as humanly possible. In fact, 99% of orders placed before 6 pm EST ship the same day! Learn More
 
Home » Saltwater Aquarium Supplies  » Protein Skimmers  » In-Sump Skimmers  » Venturi Needle Wheel  »  Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer 9001
Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer 9001

Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer 9001

In Stock: Buy now and your order will ship the next business day
Item #:
TZ90011
Size:
Quantity:
Marine Depot 60-day Returns
At Marine Depot, we stand behind our products. That is why we offer a 60-day return period: one of the best in the industry! Learn More
 

Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer 9001 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 9001 Reviews



Average Rating
(16 reviews)
Sort Reviews By:
of 2
Page


really pulling gunk out

by
Reviewers Rating Great


Posted: 10/21/2014 from SAN FRANCISCO, CA
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I just replaced the biocube protein skimmer with this. It took more stuff out in 2 days than that other one ever took out. It seems very well made except... The way the magnet attaches to the skimmer itself is sort of hokey. The magnet stays attached to the wall, but the skimmer has fallen off of the magnet several times already. I'm going to have to rig something else up to keep it in place.


1 of 1 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No




Great Skimmer

by
Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 9/20/2014 from TORONTO, CANADA
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: First skimmer I've ever used. Very impressed with Marine Depot. I'm in Canada and it was here in a week. The skimmer: Only weakness was the nubs that connect the magnet. One broke the first time I connected it. As a result, just drilled a couple of screws and fixed it. Skimmer is great, works well and very quiet.


Did you find this review helpful? Yes No




Works well.....

by
Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 9/3/2014 from BUFORD, GA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I purchased this for my 29 gallon Biocube HQI. Due to the light bracket I had to put this in chamber 3 with the return pump as that was the only place it would fit. It does go inside the chamber and there is more than enough room for the covers of the tank to conceal it. I can't hear a thing - very quiet with this setup. Within a few days there was some skimmate already forming very nicely. My bioload is 3 fish, numerous frags, and a shrimp. I am very happy with this purchase. I also received great customer service from Marinedepot! If you have a biocube I recommend this skimmer!


4 of 5 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No




viper

by
Reviewers Rating Great


Posted: 6/8/2014 from WARREN, MI UNITED STATES
3.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: very well made the magnets could be stronger and the plastic tabs that hold the magnets to the unit are weak. other than that the unit is very quiet and produced very good skimate in 24hours of use.


1 of 1 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No




Quiet and powerful

by
Reviewers Rating Great


Posted: 5/7/2014 from Burto's Reef
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: This is my 5th. Nano, or HOT skimmer. It obviously is not HOT. Rather, it sits unobtrusively inside your nano tank in a corner, or along the back wall. Low, low noise level and low, low energy consumption. Big, big performance. The surface skimmer is a fantastic feature for nanos, since most don't have an overflow (except the all in ones). Created froth right away and actual skimate within just a few days. Won't produce a real dry skimate, that's why it didn't get 5 stars.


1 of 1 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No




tunze 9004 skimmer

by
Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 3/29/2014 from SAINT PETERS, MO UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: great skimmer. put it in my nuvo 38 and it fits perfect. foam right away and no micro bubbles!


1 of 1 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No




Space saving skimmer

by
Reviewers Rating Great


Posted: 12/7/2013 from Dade City, FL
3.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I have a wet-dry filter that came with a protein skimmer that I needed to replace. Unfortunately, the space available wouldn't allow most of your "better reviewed" skimmers to fit. I read reviews about how "cheaply" the Tunze DOC was made, but didn't have many other choices to pick from, so decided to give it a try. Yes it is made of plastic rather than the stronger, more expensive acrylic, however, it is not cheaply made or constructed. I wouldn't go beating it against a tree, but when handled with a relative small amount of care, I have had no issues with the plastic's strength or quality. There is definitely a learning curve to getting it to work correctly and well. That being said, I will offer my little pearls of wisdom that I have learned. First, when using the skimmer in a sump, the "Water-line" printed on the outside of the unit is not in the correct location, at least on my unit. I've found that by raising the unit about a 1/2" ~ 3/4" higher than indicated, it skims out a lot more skimmate, and is quieter than at the indicated height. In my sump, that is right about at the limit to where the water exiting the hole, in the back panel that attaches to the side of the sump, is almost at the point to where it would jet over the side of the sump, but doesn't quite make it. Second, after about 6 months or so, the whole unit needs to be completely disassembled and have all parts thoroughly cleaned, especially the air "way". The top cover does come off by carefully lifting the front and pulling forward and up. This allows access to the air hose running from the top, thru the middle "shelf", and into the diffusing chamber. By using a piece of nylon string with knots of the correct size tied into it, you can then run the knots thru the tubing and attachment holes to clean out any accumulated material. Don't pull the hose thru the hole in the middle "shelf" if possible, it's a little difficult to get it back thru the hole, as the hose is flared on both ends because of attaching to their respective pieces. Once I figured out those 2 things, and get the air intake dialed in correctly, I usually get between 300-400ml of skimmate a week on a well stocked 75 gal reef system with nothing more than cleaning out the collection cup when too much skimmate sticks to the incoming side of the cup, preventing the foam from reaching the top. Hope this review is helpful. Happy reefing.


10 of 11 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No




Tunze Awesomeness

by
Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 9/16/2013 from MILWAUKEE, WI UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I have been running this skimmer for about 5 weeks, it's located in the Aqueon 1 sump, in the center chamber with a Tunze Silence Pump in the center chamber as well. I have not experienced micro bubbles. The intake of the skimmer is faced toward where the water enters the sump. It took a while to adjust the speed of the pump, along with the water level & height of the skimmer. The Auto Top Off helps to maintain a stable water level. Ironically, the ATO is also the Tunze Osmosolator. I do prefer Tunze equipment but have tried many inferior products over the last 20 years. Now, I just spend the money to do it right the first time & save the frustration. The reason I chose the center chamber for the Skimmer was the water height was optimal & the flow rate was a bit faster. The last chamber is where my refugium is located. It is the largest section & slowest water movement since the return pump is in the center chamber.


6 of 7 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No




Great little skimmer!

by
Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 8/29/2013 from OLATHE, KS
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: Just added this to my Innovative Marine Nuvo 38 tank. Previously had the Innovative Marine SkimMate. This is so much nicer. Very easy to install, much quieter than the IM skimmer, and I have not had the microbubble issue that I did with other skimmer. Construction is solid, doesn't feel like I am going to break it. Skimming cup seems smaller than the IM cup, but not a big deal. So far it is skimming great, getting all sorts of stinky stuff out of there!


2 of 3 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No




let it skim!

by
Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 8/22/2013 from CHICAGO, IL UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: the build quality of this skimmer is durable. The installation is easy as well. I has this for about a week and as soon as the break in was done it skimmed like no other. please do not freak out about the micro bubbles seeping into your tank this will go away. i have very happy about this purchase. The closest thing to this skimmer is a hydor nano. I deff recommend this to anyone who is new to tunze line of products. BY FAR THE MOST DURABLE SKIMMER I EVERY OWNED.


1 of 2 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No


of 2
Page

Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer 9001 Window Navigation Prev Next Zoom Close
We value your opinion & experience
Thank you for taking the time to review our products!

This is a Product Review for: Tunze Comline DOC Protein Skimmer

First tell us about yourself.

Name to display on the review: Location (ex: Anaheim, CA):
Your experience level:


How would you rate this product?

Review Title:


Write your review:
(Please focus on product quality and performance)

This item is temporarily unavailable but will be back in stock soon.

Item #
Price:
Click the Add To Cart button below if you'd like to reserve this item today. Any other items included in your order will be immediately processed and shipped. We will ship this item separately as soon as it arrives. We will not charge you for this item until it ships and you will incur no additional shipping charges.

Enter your email address in the field below and click the Notify Me button if you'd like us to send you an email when this item becomes available. Although you will be immediately notified when we have stock on hand, we will not reserve any units for you; you must return to our website and place an order.

Your Email:
Just enter your email address below and we'll let you know when the product you are looking for becomes available!

Item Code:
Price:
Your Email:
If you find a product we sell for a lower price at another online store, we will match their price—today and up to 14 days after you’ve purchased the item!

Enter the price, shipping cost and website address where you found the lower price. Then click the "Add to Cart" button. We will review the lower price while processing your order and make any necessary reductions before your order ships. Some restrictions apply. See Terms & Conditions.

Price *
Shipping Cost *
Competitor's Website *

Please make a selection 
Add to Wish List
Select Wish List:
Comments (up to 200 characters):
Quantity Desired:
Quantity Received:
Priority:
Email Specials
Subscribe to our newsletter feed.
Newsletter Tips & Tricks! New Products!
Discounts & Promos!
Testimonials
Nov 24, 2014
"Shipping was easy and quick; customer service was great."
Junior

Nov 23, 2014
"Huge fan of the early online Black Friday deals!! Makes getting large purchases like a protein skimmer much more reasonable."
Noppy

Nov 22, 2014
"Always love the service and speed of receiving my product."
bush

Save Money Get our best deals, product how-tos and expert tips delivered weekly to your inbox.