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AquaC Remora Hang-On Protein Skimmer

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AquaC The revolutionary AquaC protein skimmers do not use venturis, downdraft tubes, or air pumps; they employ the patented "Spray Injection System." This innovation allows the protein skimmer to efficiently draw in much more air than any other of the top protein skimmers. This coupled with the superiorly designed compact reaction chamber yields results that will literally blow the waste out of your water.

How does Spray Injection Work?

In 1998, Jason Kim (owner and founder of AquaC) developed a patented process of protein skimming which has come to be known as Spray Injection. Unlike previous forms of skimming, our spray injection method enables huge amounts of air and water to be processed with a relatively small pump. Although it is a simple process, there is still some confusion as to how the spray injector works.

Imagine that you're washing your car – you've got a bucket full of soapy water and a garden hose with a fast-moving stream of water. By placing your thumb over the end of the hose, you can disrupt the stream into a turbulent, high –pressure spray. Now direct that spray down into the bucket of water, and you'll generate a massive amount of bubbles and air flow. That is exactly how our spray injector works.

The skimmer body acts as a water reservoir – the bucket in the example above. Water is pumped through the spray injector, which has a special nozzle that fans the water out into a pressurized spray. This spray shoots into the skimmer body, generating millions of tiny air bubbles. As the bubbles are formed, more air is sucked into the skimmer as a result of the local drop in pressure and the process continues.

Most other forms of protein skimming rely on special valves or media to generate the air flow, and these parts quickly become clogged with salt, dust, or even mineral deposits. The AquaC spray injector is a relatively large nozzle that resists clogging, and when combined with a pump prefilter, can be considered maintenance free.

"For its compact size and simple design, The AquaC protein skimmer is able to process a large volume of water and efficiently remove organic pollutants. I`m very happy with it!"
Fernando Nosratpour, Senior Aquarist
Birch Aquarium at Scripps


The AquaC Remora Series is the first hang-on protein skimmer under $250 to be able to generate a dry consistency of foam that previously only an in-sump "super-skimmer" is capable of.

Features:
  • The Remora is built from translucent gray acrylic to inhibit the growth of algae and marine organisms.
  • The skimmer can be ordered with a collection drain fitting (optional).
  • The two screws at the base of the skimmer are used to adjust the Remora so that it is level with the back of the tank.
Specifications:
  • Tank Size (Gallons): 20-75
  • Dimensions: 19" tall x 6" wide x 2-3/4" deep
  • Minimum tank opening 5-1/4" x 1-1/2"
  • Minimum tank height 12-1/2"
  • Minimum space behind tank 2-3/4"
  • Maximum tank lip 1-3/8" wide
  • Vertical clearance above tank 10-1/2"
  • Includes nylon cleaning brush

Manufacturer Info

AquaC Aquarium Supplies
AquaC was founded in 1998 as a small one-man operation in San Diego, California. The company has since grown to become one of the leading protein skimmer manufacturers in the United States and sells thousands of units globally every year. AquaC`s 5,000 square foot production facility in San Diego sets the standard in technology for acrylic fabrication. They use precision CNC machined parts and advanced thermoforming techniques to build products of unmatched quality and value. The company`s focus has remained the same after more than a decade in business: to provide high-quality products and top-notch customer service to customers with each and every transaction.


Warranty

Manufacturers Warranty:  90 days from date of purchase

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Great product!!!! No issues. Pulls a lot of unwanted things out of your tank. Customer service is great.
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I purchased this unit almost 2 years ago... I give it 3 stars because ultimately it does work but not at all to my expectations. Skimmer is not quite, I haven't used another to compare to but once it goes through it's break in period mine gets louder. Takes a few days to break in then all the thousa...Read More
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Ok I take my reviews VERY seriously as they make my decisions on most purchases. With that said I have a 90g/30g refugium. I started out with an EV-120 and although it did an AWESOME job it took up alot of room in my lower cabinet. So I went to this hang on which is aesthetically pleasing. Well i...Read More
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Built Well, Reliable yet Noisy

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I've used the same Remora HOB skimmer for six years. Built very well, and reliable. Keeping the pump clear of obstructions is key, but the skimmer requires very little maintenance compared to other skimmers. Skimmer cup is a bit of a chore to clean since it is narrow and rectangular, but with the ri...Read More
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This PS is all that reviews led me to believe. Was skimming waste within 24 hrs. Very easy to set up and I did not notice any objectionable noise. Order was delivered in 3 days and well packaged.
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I have seen people complaining about this skimmer being to loud. However, my opinion it isn't loud at all. Makes nice skimmage and cup is easy to clean.
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AMAZING...took 2 days and then filled a cup full of dirty water. always keep cup low and skim wet to remove max amounts. will buy another! low sound comes with foam insert that blocks sound no mod needed now.
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