The float switch is built into the lid and is triggered when the collection cup becomes too full. The skimmer will automatically shut off when water levels are too high, thus preventing waste from overflowing into your sump and back into your system. Once the float switch returns to its normal position, the pump will resume operation after a few seconds.
The air silencer has been ingeniously integrated into the bottom panel of the skimmer, where the sound is further insulated by the water around it.
A special integrated bubble trap prevents annoying microbubbles from escaping into your sump, and a bowl-shaped bubble diffuser reduces turbulence to direct air upward instead of outward so that bubbles and dissolved organics rise easily through the body up into the collection cup.
The skimmer can be easily disassembled for cleaning and maintenance-- just loosen the thumbscrews in each corners to easily remove the entire skimmer body.
|Water Level:||18-22cm / 7-8.5"|
|Height:||555.5mm / 21.75"|
|Footprint:||200mm x 200mm / 7.75" x 7.75"|
|Water Flow:||1,200 lph / 317 gph|
|Air Intake:||600 lph / 158 gph|
|High Bioload:||400L / 100 Gal|
|Low Bioload:||1,000L / 265 Gal|
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