Deltec External Protein Skimmer MCE300

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Deltec Deltec MCE300

The MCE300 is the most compact, quiet and affordable Deltec skimmer to date - suitable for an aquarium between 50 and 75 gallons (225-320 lts).
The high manufacturing tolerances and design of the special venturi and pinwheel produce 130 lts of air per hour giving it the same level of performance that you would expect from all Deltec skimmers and outperforming any other skimmer in its class.

The four most important things to consider for a high performance protein skimmer are:
  • Air Volume
  • Bubble Size
  • Air Volume
  • Air Volume
Foam Fractionation (Protein Skimming) is a process where protein wastes are removed from water by differential electrostatic attraction at an air /water interface. The more air and the smaller the bubbles in contact with the water, the higher the surface area for reaction and the higher the efficiency of the skimmer.

The patented Deltec pinwheel rips the air into the finest bubbles for maximum effect.

Contact time is important but only if there is insufficient air for immediate reaction.

Comparative testing shows that most manufacturers claim a much higher suitable tank size for their skimmers with half the air volume or less.

At Deltec we don`t compromise on water quality

Choose your next skimmer on £ / true performance and you will find that a Deltec skimmer will work out to be the most cost effective of the lot.

Technical Data:

Can be hung on the outside of the aquarium or sump.
Draws its own water from the aquarium via the internal needlewheel pump.
130 litres of air/hr are produced at the venturi.

Dimensions:

L 165mm W 175mm H 450mm (normal position).
H 620mm (allowing for removal of the cup).
Height above lip of aquarium - normal position 170mm.
Width of body only external to tank 100mm.
Pipes extend by 95mm from skimmer body.

Stocking:

Normal Stocking 320 lts (70 UK gallons)
Heavy Stocking 225 lts (50 UK gallons)

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Love it

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Tried an AquaC Remora, but it wouldn't fit with my canopy and I didn't like the powerhead in the tank. Next tried a Reef Octopus BH1000. It fit and skimmed well, but it made a constant loud gurgling that drove my wife crazy. Also really hard to assemble and maintain. Decided to try the Deltec, a...Read More
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Very Loud But Efficient!

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I am currently using a Deltec MCE600 Turbo to keep my 32 gallon nano reef tank clean and clear. I needed to switch from an AquaC Remora; it just did not do the job efficiently. After much research and trying to find video examples of the Deltec (which there are only a few quality videos on the inter...Read More
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MCE600

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this is the best skimmer i've seen in my young reefing experience. right now the skimmer is making a thick foam that looks like coffee. wow who knew that water had so much nastiness in it. all of my lions and corals seem to be enjoying the new water conditions. it took about one week to break in ...Read More
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AWESOME SKIMMER!

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AWESOME skimmer... pulls black stuff not like other skimmers pulling out tea color liquid!
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excellent

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I bougt a used saltwater fishtank a deltec 600 skimmer was included. it was old 2002 model, and i thought it was going in the trash. after a lot of work prying i got into the internal chamber cleaned all of the parts checked the motor. OK HERE IS WHAT IMPRESSED ME I BOUGHT AN AQUA C EV-180 ITS LESS ...Read More
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MCE600

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This skimmer is a beast for sure. The sheer output of nog is even more impressive than my old Euroreef CS-6. The skimmer works great! However, the ergonomics leave much to be desired. The skimmer cup is WAY too small. I have to empty and clean it almost daily, which highlights another design ove...Read More
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Deltec is amazing

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This unit does a GREAT job.It will fill very fast for the first couple of days but then settles down. Runs great and I am very happy with it. I have it on a 90 gallon reef tank that is fairly well stocked. I would buy one again. Great item.
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