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AquaMaxx WS-1 In-Sump Protein Skimmer

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The highly-rated HOB-1 skimmer in an in-sump version!

The AquaMaxx WS-1 protein skimmer features an incredibly responsive collection cup and an amazingly powerful submersible pump. It is rated up to 65 gallons in a design thin and light enough to be placed on a nano aquarium, all-in-one style aquarium or other small saltwater aquarium.

The AquaMaxx WS-1 protein skimmer removes organic waste from aquarium water. It creates a strong mix of small air bubbles and turbulent water movement to force protein, waste and other materials into a collection cup for easy removal. The new Conical diffusers help to reduce turbulence in the reaction chamber and achieve more-stable, laminar flow to maximize performance.

AquaMaxx skimmers are computer-precision engineered and utilize the latest filtration technology to deliver the performance and value you are looking for in a protein skimmer.

EASE OF USE

AquaMaxx WS-1 protein skimmers are easy to setup and maintain. Just move the collection cup up or down to adjust the foam level to wet or dry.

Maintenance is simple. A removable collection cup makes cleaning easy. Plus, every AquaMaxx protein skimmer includes a drain fitting for hobbyists who want to setup a separate reservoir for skimmate.

Water quality and consistency is crucial to the success of a marine aquarium. An AquaMaxx WS-1 protein skimmer will help to ensure that success.

COMPACT DESIGN

AquaMaxx protein skimmers were designed from the ground up with the hobbyist in mind. The AquaMaxx WS-1 protein skimmer have the pump placed inside the skimmer itself to save space, reduce noise and improve efficiency.

All AquaMaxx protein skimmers are computer designed. Each unit is precision-cut and made of polished cell-cast acrylic.

PERFORMANCE
The AquaMaxx WS-1 protein skimmer relies on a superbly crafted Italian Sicce Syncra pump and AquaMaxx needlewheel impeller to vigorously remove waste from your fish or reef tank. Sicce pumps are well-regarded for their efficiency to move air and water. Combining these dynamic pumps with AquaMaxx protein skimmers saves users considerable energy.

Specifications:

  • Footprint : L 5.9" x W 3.2"
  • Height: 14" (excluding collection up)
  • Collection Cup Height: 5.5"
  • Recommended Water Level: 8"-10"
  • Pump(included): Shark 1.0
  • Pump power consumption: 11 Watts
  • Filtration Rating: up to 65 Gallons (light bioload) or 30 Gallons (heavy bioload)
  • Requires approximately 5.5" of clearance to remove collection cup.
All of our products are backed by a 60-day return policy although the skimmers will also carry a 1-year manufacturer warranty from AquaMaxx. Each skimmer will include detailed instructions and diagrams to help hobbyists get up and running immediately.




Product Manuals & Documentation

AquaMaxx WS-1 In-Sump Protein Skimmer

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

Manufacturer Info

AquaMaxx
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.

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Does this have magnet mounts at all. Will it sit at a proper level in the back of an AIO Fluval M90?
Asked : Apr 14, 2018
By : Heath Taylor, Austin Texas
 
 
 
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No magnet mounts :( The good news is it will fit your Fluval M90. If you need to raise the skimmer you can always use egg crate if needed.
Answered : Jan 19, 2019
By : IG, Fullerton
 
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Will it fit in the old rsm 250 sump?
If not, any suggestions? Thanks!
Asked : Dec 27, 2017
By : Janel, United States
 
 
 
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Yes, it will fit like a champ. Plus it is smaller than the Deltec MC500 that used to be available and fit the Red Sea Max 250. That will allow you to fit other much needed equipment to your AIO RSM.
Answered : Jan 19, 2019
By : IG, Fullerton
 
 
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Excellent Skimmer
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Works!
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Not available in black
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This skimmer works great! The Sicce pump is a top notch pump that delivers plenty of power. It pulls very dark skimmate.
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Great compact skimmer
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Small space, great pump,
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It is audible, but not terribly
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I have been useing this in my Red Sea Reefer Nano and have been very happy with it. It is the perfect skimmer for this size aquarium and takes up very little space.
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Great skimmer
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Small footprint and quiet
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For my 27 gallon cube, this skimmer works excellent. Pulls out nasty stuff and is quiet
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Good unit
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Had some trouble at first. Apparently the hole that attaches to the air intake tube on the Venturi pump wasn't completely drilled during manufacturing. Took a while to figure out why the unit wasn't getting any air. However, the tech service team at aquamaxx was responsive and helpful.

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WS-1 is a great skimmer
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Small size, solid performance, little to no noise
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Like it's cousin the HOB-1, the WS-1 is a solid performer for any moderately stocked tank around 40g. I have this setup on my RedSea Reefer 170 and the small size is great for the small sump. The foundation of the each skimmer is the pump and Skark 1.0 performs well. The pump is quiet and with my st...Read More
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Best skimmer ever

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I've owned several protein skimmers in the past and non compares to this skimmer. Absolutely amazing skimmer. It has an attachment that connect to the skimmer and you connect it there and empty when you get a chance. My only issue was that i have macroalgae in the my tank it kept going into the skim...Read More
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Good Skimmer

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I have had a heck of a time finding a decent skimmer that would fit into my smaller sump. This one fits just fine and works good. The only issue i have is with the overflow drain that came attached to the collection cup. I prefer to make my own modifications. Overall the skimmer seems to do its...Read More
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