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AquaMaxx ConeS CO-2 In-Sump Protein Skimmer

$299.99 

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AquaMaxx ConeS In-Sump Protein Skimmer

AquaMaxx ConeS Series In-Sump Protein Skimmers efficiently remove organic waste from aquarium water. The hybrid cone body, the advanced bubble chamber and the proprietary conical diffusers work synergistically to efficiently mix air and water. More importantly, random twirling and turbulent flow is eliminated. A stable laminar flow is created inside the skimmer`s reaction chamber and maximizes the performance and efficiency of the skimmer like no other design!

Achieve a stable laminar flow and maximize performance and efficiency!

In conjunction with the innovative bubble chamber, a powerful needle wheel pump generates optimally-sized air bubbles that force protein, waste and other materials through the hybrid cone body and into a collection cup for easy removal. The AquaMaxx ConeS Series is rated for aquariums 90-800 gallons yet are small enough to be concealed in a sump underneath your aquarium.

Computer-precision engineered and outfit with the latest filtration technology, AquaMaxx protein skimmers are engineered to deliver the performance and value you are looking for in a skimmer.

AquaMaxx ConeS Series Skimmers are built using a brilliantly polished cell-cast acrylic. They incorporate the high-end features hardcore hobbyists demand at a price everyone can afford. The ConeS Series is equipped with advanced bubble chambers, hybrid-cone bodies, air silencers and needle wheel impellers for maximum performance, efficiency and whisper quiet operation. They also have compact footprints to make installation as easy as possible.

HIGH PERFORMANCE
AquaMaxx ConeS Skimmers feature high-quality Italian-made Sicce pumps. Each Sicce pump motor block is then modified and fitted with proprietary AquaMaxx needle wheel impellers. With the precise modifications and upgrades, performance is boosted much beyond that of a stock pump. The upgraded AquaMaxx ‘Shark’ pump is capable of drawing in significantly more air and chops them up to the optimum bubble size for protein extraction. These pump and protein skimmer combinations deliver unprecedented performance and reliability. Accumulated protein and organics will be vigorously removed from your tank so you can focus less on maintenance and more on enjoying your piece of the reef.

SUPERIOR DESIGN
AquaMaxx Cone-Series Protein Skimmers are designed from the ground up with the hobbyist in mind. A built-in air intake silencer reduces noise for near-silent operation. The hybrid-cone design maximizes the size of the reaction chamber and to allow the skimmate to smoothly rise into the collection cup. The advanced Bubble Chamber decreases turbulence and produced a stable laminar flow: which improves bubble transition and boosts skimmer performance.

FEATURES
  • Modified and upgraded Italian Sicce needle-wheel pump produces optimum bubble size for high-efficiency protein skimming
  • Efficient, durable and reliable
  • Simple to set up and operate
  • Cell-cast acrylic construction
  • ShockMaxx rubber feet isolate noise and reduce vibration
  • Quick-Precise adjustment valve allows fast precision tuning of the skimmer water level to control wet/dry foam production
  • Exclusive collection cup design with a handle that allows you to easy hold and transport the collection cup for cleaning
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Filtration Rating: up to 300 Gallons (light bioload) or 160 Gallons (heavy bioload)
  • Footprint: 7.1" x 14.2” or 9.1" x 12.6" depending on pump orientation
  • Height: 22.1”
  • Chamber diameter: 6”
  • Outlet size: 1” Quick-Precise adjustment valve
  • Pump (included): AquaMaxx SHARK 2.0 (modified and upgraded Sicce pump)
  • Water Flow Rate: 2200 l/Hr
  • Air Intake: 720 l/Hr
  • Pump power consumption: 22 watts
  • Recommended Water Level: 8"-10”
  • Requires approximately 1/2" of clearance to remove collection cup.
  • *Do not over tighten collection cup as damage may result.

AQUAMAXX FC SERIES = ULTRA COMPACT IN-SUMP SERIES

The best bang for your buck. AquaMaxx`s smallest full size skimmer has an ultra compact footprint to fit almost all setups. Best of all, it`s driven by a highly reliable
Italian made pump!
Model

FC-80

FC-120

FC-180

FC-280

Footprint (In.) 7.87" x 7.08" 7" x 7" 9.44" x 7.48" 11" x 9.44"
Height (In.) 18.9" 20.5" 23.22" 24"
Motor Shark 1.0a Shark 1.2a Shark 2.0a Shark 3.0a
Gallon Rating Light Bio-Load: Up to 140g Up to 180g Up to 250g Up to 420g
Medium Bio-Load: ~100g ~140g ~200g ~340g
Heavy Bio-Load: Up to 70g Up to 100g Up to 130g Up to 240g

AQUAMAXX CO SERIES = THE "WORKHORSE" IN-SUMP SERIES

If you`ve got the room in your sump, go with the CO series. Maximize the bubble reaction chamber with the pump on the outside of the body, and makes it easier
to access the pump for maintenance.
Model

ConeS CO-1

ConeS CO-2

ConeS CO-3

ConeS CO-5

ConeS CO-6

Footprint (In.) 6.3" x 8.7" 7.1" x 14.2"
(or 9.1" x 12.6")
12.3" x 14.2" 16.6" x 13.8"
(or 20.1" x 10.7")
16.6" x 18.2"
(or 22.1" x 12.6")
Height (In.) 19.7" 22.1" 22.9" 22.9" 22.9"
Motor Shark 1.5a Shark 2.0a Shark 3.0a Shark 6.0b Shark 7.0c
Gallon Rating Light Bio-Load: Up to 175g Up to 300g Up to 450g Up to 600g Up to 800g
Medium Bio-Load: ~120g ~220g ~360g ~450g ~650g
Heavy Bio-Load: Up to 90g Up to 160g Up to 270g Up to 350g Up to 500g

AQUAMAXXQ Q SERIES = COMPACT IN-SUMP SERIES; "THE ORIGINAL"

Based on the model that started it all. Improved and upgraded over the years, the Q Series not only has a compact footprint to fit limited spaces, it`s a well
built and highly dependable skimmer.
Model

ConeS Q-1

ConeS Q-2

ConeS Q-3

ConeS Q-5

ConeS Q-6

Footprint (In.) 9.5" x 5.9" 6.7" x 9.5" 8.7" x 11.5" 10.7" x 13.4" 16.6" x 13"
Height (In.) 19.6" 19.3" 19.7" 19.7" 22.9"
Motor Shark 1.5a Shark 2.0a Shark 3.0a Shark 6.0b Shark 7.0c
Gallon Rating Light Bio-Load: Up to 140g Up to 250g Up to 420g Up to 550g Up to 750g
Medium Bio-Load: ~110g ~200g ~350g ~450g ~650g
Heavy Bio-Load: Up to 80g Up to 130g Up to 240g Up to 300g Up to 450g

AQUAMAXX DCQ SERIES = CONTROLLABLE COMPACT IN-SUMP SERIES

How do you improve an already awesome skimmer? Make it controllable! Take the Q Series and pair it with the highly reliable BLDC pump that is widely
used in the industry. The extra controllability allows you to adjust your skimmer without needing to turn it off or reduce the air intake.
Model

ConeS DCQ-2

ConeS DCQ-3

Footprint (In.) 6.7" x 9.5" 8.7" x 11.5"
Height (In.) 19.3" 22"
Motor Shark DC 2000d Shark DC 3000d
Gallon Rating Light Bio-Load: Up to 300g Up to 480g
Medium Bio-Load: ~260g ~400g
Heavy Bio-Load: Up to 190g Up to 300g
aDenotes Modified Italian made Sicce Syncra pump
bDenotes Modified Italian made NEWA Jet pump
cDenotes Modified Italian made Askoll pump
dDenotes High Quality & Efficient BLDC Pump

All AquaMaxx products are backed by MarineDepot.com’s 60-day return policy and carry one-year manufacturer warranties. Each skimmer will include detailed instructions and diagrams to help hobbyists get up and running immediately.



Manufacturer information

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.

5 Stars


taylor

Reviewed on
December 25, 2018

Yes, I would recommend this.

Long term review

I have had this skimmer for two years now. Right out of the box, following the mfg directions it worked great. It is water level sensitive and has a large footprint as compared to many new models. The pump is super reliable. Recently, and I can't exactly attribute it to the skimmer but it will run fine for days then suddenly overflow the cup at random times of day. I broke down and bought a skimmer safety switch. I called customer support and they had a few suggestions of which I already tried. It's been working fine for awhile w/o an overflow. It's nice I can still get spare parts like the little feet. It's farily easy to take apart to Clean. I do it about 3 times a year. It's also fairly quiet, but you would hear it without a cabinet.

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kevin

Reviewed on
December 04, 2017

Yes, I would recommend this.

Skin met review

Pros: More effective removal of wastes.

Cons: It doesn’t take up half of my sump to house it.

I had a Red Sea 1800 skimmer before I got this unit. The Red Sea skimmer did not remove wastes as effectively as the Aqua Max skimmer. I’m totally sold on this skimmer.

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mike lipiner

Reviewed on
September 25, 2016

Yes, I would recommend this.

Works Great

I bought this AquaMaxx as an upgrade to my EuroReef skimmer. It's been up and running for 2 weeks and it's pulling junk just like it is supposed to. The assembly instructions are not the best, but it's pretty intuitive. All in all, great skimmer!

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