AquaMaxx DFC Series Controllable In-Sump Protein Skimmers efficiently remove organic waste from aquarium water. Introducing a bevy of new features focused on precision control, high performance and appealing aesthetics, the DFC series skimmers are just another example of how AquaMaxx provides hobbyists with the best protein skimmers for the money.
The core of AquaMaxx protein skimmers is the high-quality Shark needle wheel pump. The Italian made Sicce brand pumps are modified by AquaMaxx to produce optimal size bubbles for highly efficient protein skimmer. These pumps have been powering AquaMaxx skimmers since the very beginning because of the long lasting and quiet operation combined with quality construction.
First introduced with the ConeS series skimmers, the DFC skimmers contain the highly efficient bubble chambers that feature custom diffusors to reduce turbulence and create a stable laminar flow inside of the skimmer which helps get more waste out of your aquarium.
DFC skimmers utilize a one-piece acrylic body which is molded into a beautiful wine glass shape. The shape is what smoothly guides and condenses the foam inside the skimmer for effective removal of waste via the collection cup. Furthermore, the specially designed dome on the collection cups reduce resistance as the foam rises and falls into the collection cup for maximum waste removal.
AquaMaxx has included both a highly sensitive gate valve type outlet and the first ever adjustable air silencer which gives you precise control over the foam level inside of your skimmer.
Computer-precision engineered and outfitted with the latest filtration technology, AquaMaxx protein DFC series protein skimmers will deliver the performance and value you are looking for in a skimmer.
AQUAMAXX FC / DFC 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
pump and available in both standard and controllable models!
|Footprint (In.)||7.87" x 7.08"||7" x 7"||9.44" x 7.48"||11" x 9.44"|
|Motor||Shark 1.0a / Motion 1.2K||Shark 1.2a / Motion 1.8K||Shark 2.0a / Motion 2.5K||Shark 3.0a / Motion 5.0K|
|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|
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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