Q series protein skimmers easily fit in most space-limited installations and supply powerful filtration. Newly designed hybrid-cone body stabilizes and concentrates the organic rich foam as it rises! Micro-adjustable valve provides precise control, and allows cleaned water to exit the skimmer chamber at its base where it is less bubble.
AquaMaxx has a dedicated R&D team with more than 10 years experience designing high-performance, high-quality yet affordable protein skimmers. Moreover, AquaMaxx skimmers are engineered with computer-precision and are outfitted with the latest filtration innovations.
The new ConeS Q-Series protein skimmers are made with new and efficient bubble chambers similar to ones found on our popular ConeS CO-Series. The bubble plate in conjunction with the custom diffusers are designed 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 efficiency of the skimmer like no other design!
AquaMaxx ConeS Skimmers feature high-quality Italian-made NEWA pumps. Each NEWA 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.
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.
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!
|Footprint (In.)||7.87" x 7.08"||7" x 7"||9.44" x 7.48"||11" x 9.44"|
|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|
|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.
|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")
|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|
|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.
|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"|
|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|
|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.
|Footprint (In.)||6.7" x 9.5"||8.7" x 11.5"|
|Motor||Shark DC 2000d||Shark DC 3000d|
|Gallon Rating||Light Bio-Load:||Up to 300g||Up to 480g|
|Heavy Bio-Load:||Up to 190g||Up to 300g|
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.
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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