Vertex IN-80 Internal Pinwheel Protein Skimmer 40-80 Gallons

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Vertex Technologies Vertex IN 80 Internal (In Sump) Skimmer w/ 2nd Generation Impeller

Among the many progresses in Marine Aquaria hobby in the recent years, the use of protein skimmers was, by far, one of the greatest milestones in maintaining salt water aquarium animals. Organic compounds, being bipolar in nature, provide an opportunity for waste extraction via injection of air into the skimmer body which served the dual function of extraction of these compounds while aerating the water.

Since their inception, there has been much advancement in the design and functionality of Protein Skimming. Vertex Skimmers utilize those technologies in the most effective way, while offering you the best value for your investment.

Superior Performance - Powerful motor pumps drive precision Needle Wheel Rotors to introduce large amounts of air and water into the skimmer body. This is done without compromising continuous delivery and velocity due to the turbulence reducing bubble plate chamber. The result is a consistent foam head and nutrient extraction.

Silent - Featuring the all inclusive Silent Air Orbit (SAO) technology, Vertex Skimmers present the ultimate solution to noise reduction. Rotors engineered with the incredible strength of Rare Earth Phosphor Magnets make certain that the entire impeller assembly spins with amazingly nominal resistance and vibration.

Easy Maintenance - Removal of the collection cup has never been so easy and effortless. Note the absence of messy union locks and twist caps used by other competing products. Vertex™ Skimmers feature an insert cup seated atop a gasket seal; minimalism simplifying your everyday routine.

Plug and Play Operation - Every Vertex Skimmer is packaged ready-in-box for immediate use in your system.

Specifications:
Base dimensions: 11.5"x10.75"
Height: 22"
Diameter: 5"
Wattage: 20 Watts
Aquarium Size: 40-80 Gallons


Product Manuals & Documentation

Vertex IN-80 Internal Pinwheel Protein Skimmer 40-80 Gallons

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

Manufacturer Info

Vertex Technologies Aquarium Supplies
Vertex Technologies is a German company with many fresh ideas and innovations new to the aquarium hobby. Their products are developed only after extensive research and testing in simulation and field trials. They purposely abuse products during the test phase to determine if they can handle the wear and tear of aquarium keeping. The company is determined to provide solutions that stand the test of time. No expense is spared during the production process to ensure customers enjoy uncompromising quality and value. Vertex Technologies manufactures high-quality calcium reactors, protein skimmers, zeolith-based filters, wavemakers and accessories.

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Great skimmer/bad instructions

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I purchased this skimmer after reading reviews of several brands out there on the web and seeing the many glowing comments in this Vertex IN-100. Gotta say that one common negative I read on it was the terrible instruction for set up. Just like those, I had trouble too. Finally figured it out aft...Read More
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IN 180

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This thing is a beast.. It pulls some nasty stuff out of my water. Works as good as it looks. Its a big skimmer i got it into a 20L sump. Would def. recommend this skimmer for the price.
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way too loud

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This is the loudest water pump I have ever had. I brought this to customer service's attention and got a new impeller sent to me. This is did not solve the issue. I have given it time to break in and tried everything I can think of but the water pump is still vibrating or making some other noises...Read More
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Excellent skimmer

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Bought this skimmer on sale. Well made product except for required a replacement standpipe, due to sloppy glue job on air tube connection . Marine Depot communicated with the US vendor who quickly sent a replacement. After that, nothing but excellent skimming. Definitely worth what I paid for it...Read More
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Vertex IN280

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I have had the Vertex IN280 running for about a month now. I pulls a lot of foam out of the water. I have overflowed the skimmer several times after cleaning the skimmer cup but no mess since it is in a sump. I have one big sump with no partition to keep the water level costant for the skimmer an...Read More
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Great product.

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Instructions to put it together are a little rough but other than that I recomend it if you have space under neath for it. Very quiet, and powerful
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vertex skimmer

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I replaced my aqua c ev-120 with this in-100, this skimmer has really impressed me. easy set up and cleaning. for the money you can't go wrong.
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