Deltec Internal Protein Skimmer MC500

DD1513

This item has been discontinued.

Deltec Tank mounted Installation.

The MC500 fits tidily inside the aquarium against either the back or side wall and normally can be fitted using the bracket supplied, (either clear front face or black back face forwards). As long as the water level does not exceed the maximum shown on the body then the unit will operate.

Sump Mounted Installation

The skimmer can be used in any sump as long as the water depth is greater than 125mm and does not exceed the max level shown on the body. An adjustable weir plate is provided which raises the water level to the correct height for any depth of water.

Technical Data
  • MC500 Skimmer : Article No. 31116
  • Can be used either in a sump or inside an aquarium.
  • Minimum water level when used within a sump is 5".
  • The skimmer does not require any form of additional feed pump.
  • 250 litres of air are produced at the venturi.
Dimensions:
  • L 8.25" W 3.55" H 20.9" (allowing for removal of the cup).
  • The minimum sump water level is 5".
  • The body of the unit sits 3.25" out of the water plus the height of the collection cup.
Stocking:
  • Normal Stocking 175 US gallons
  • Heavy Stocking 120 US gallons
Electrical Consumption:
  • Pump - Aquabee 2000AS with Deltec Pinwheel - 10W for 110V version
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Loud skimmer

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Very disappointed. I bought this skimmer for my RSM 250 because people said it was quiet. However it hums so loud that I'm considering returning it
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Awesome Skimmer

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I've been running a Red Sea Max 250 for almost three years now and have never been happy with the skimmer it came with but couldn't bring myself to upgrade. I finally bought this skimmer a few weeks ago and now I'm wishing I'd bought it much sooner. Compared to the old skimmer this one is dead si...Read More
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Very good

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Bought this skimmer for my Red Sea max 250 due to constant bubbles from stock rsm skimmer and noise issue. Deltec skimmer is great but you need to be patient at first cause my first impression was kind of disappointment cause while skimmer braiking in it was too loud ,I could not control a foam it w...Read More
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nice skimmer

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Easy to use, easy to set, pulls out some really gross stinky thick sludge.My first skimmer didn't work(seaclown), second skimmer(coralife) worked good but would for no reason start over skimming and flood the floor, Third skimmer(current usa 8105) was just way too big and didnt pull out any more tha...Read More
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Deltec MC500

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I'm definetely a satisfied customer, very happy with the skimmer.I have a RedSea250 that is stocked heavily,the skimmer pulls some "stinky water" that my old skimmer wouldn't. I recommend this little monster to my friends.
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Awesome!!

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Got this for my RSM 250. Couldn't be happier with it's performance. Easy to fit, easy to run, easy to clean. Increase in water clarity, decrease in green algae on the glass and quiet! Never any microbubbles in the tank, not even from the start. My tank is pretty heavily stocked and this skimmer ...Read More
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Amazing skimmer!

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Just got this skimmer to replace the one that came with my elos mini, which was impossible to adjust. It fits perfectly and was truly plug and play. Haven't gotten it fully broken in yet but this skimmer is amazing!!! Was pulling dark gunk out of the water within two hours. I've used several ski...Read More
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