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Red Sea Reefer RSK-300 Protein Skimmer

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Red Sea Reefer RSK Protein Skimmers - Efficient - Quiet - Ergonomic

Red Sea Reefer Skimmers are powered by Sicce`s PSK Skimmer Pumps, a pump well known among hobbyists around the world for their efficient output.

The silent operation of the Reef Skimmers are attributed to the large air intake silencer, and the vibration dampening feet and connections.

The diffusion chamber of the Reefer Skimmers disperses microbubbles produced by the PSK skimmer pump evenly through the conical ergonomic body, while maintaining air and water flow.

Features:

  • FoamView window for foam regulation
  • Neck cleaner integration
  • Drain port connection with 3 foot draining hose
  • Graduated collection cup to monitor skimmate production
  • Highly effective air silencer
  • High volume reaction chamber
  • Sicce PSK Skimmer pump
  • Two positioning options for the skimmer pump
  • Precise gate valve for skimming control
  • Vibration reducing footing


RSK Ratings

Model:

RSK-300

RSK-600

RSK-900

SPS Tanks: 80 Gallons / 300 Liters 160 Gallons / 600 Liters 240 Gallons / 900 Liters
Mixed Reef Tanks: 160 Gallons / 600 Liters 320 Gallons / 1200 Liters 500 Gallons / 1800 Liters
Fish Only Tanks: 240 Gallons / 900 Liters 500 Gallons / 1800 Liters 740 Gallons / 2700 Liters

Specifications

Sicce Pump Model: PSK-600 PSK-1000 PSK-1200
Air Flow (GPH/LPH): 130 / 500 195 / 750 235 / 900
Water Flow (GPH/LPH): 265 / 1000 400 / 1500 530 / 2000
Dimensions: 9.1L x 8.3"W x 21"H 10.2"L x 9.4"W x 22"H 11.4"L x 10.6"W x 23"H
Recommended Water Depth: 6-8" / 16-20cm 7-8" / 18-20cm 8-9" / 20-24cm

Compatibility Chart

System:

RSK-300

RSK-600

RSK-900

Reefer Nano
Reefer 170
Reefer 250 V1
Reefer 250 V3 **
Reefer 350 V1 * *
Reefer 350 V3
Reefer XL 425 V1 * * *
Reefer XL 425 V3
Reefer 450 * *
Reefer XL 525 V1 * * *
Reefer XL 525 V3
Reefer XXL 625
Reefer XXL 750
Reefer Peninsula 500
Reefer Peninsula 650
Max E-170
Max E-260
Max S-400
Max S-500
Max S-650 ***
*Skimmer may need to be raised, **Refugium wall will need to be removed, ***Place in reactor chamber

Manufacturer Info

With a dedicated team of scientists and other professionals, Red Sea is widely recognized as a leading innovator and manufacturer of quality products for aquarium hobbyists. Red Sea constantly strives to provide hobbyists of all levels with highly effective solution-driven products designed to make your fish-keeping experience as enjoyable and successful as possible.

The embodiment of Red Sea’s dedication to providing solutions for today’s reef-keepers is its range of MAX-NANO, MAX-E & MAX-S aquariums- The only choice for true Plug & Play™ coral reef aquariums, now featuring the very latest in LED lighting technology.

For advanced reef-keepers the Red Sea REEFER provides a great platform into which you can add your own selection of hardware. With its ultra-clear glass, ATO built-in, silent flow valve and superb quality of finish the REEFER sets the standard for those wishing to customize. REEFER is also available as a Deluxe version with LED lighting included.

Red Sea’s unique Reef Care Program (RCP) provides a comprehensive, safe and easy to use program for testing and supplementing within reef aquaria, and is perfectly complemented by Red Sea’s Coral Pro & Red Sea Salt’s, which has become the salt of choice for those seeking the very highest quality water quality for their coral reef aquariums. Both salts are made using a unique natural process which delivers unrivalled homogeneity and is perfect for delicate corals. Check your individual bucket of salt’s composition using Red Sea’s innovative new “MyBatch” software.

Whatever your aquatic needs, Red Sea delivers high quality innovative, solution based products.

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I just purchased a red reef all in one 425 xl tank which is 112 gallons in all will the Red Sea Reefer RSK-300 Protein Skimmer work. I have a few sps corals but more to come. I may add some Los.
Asked : Mar 30, 2020
By : Myron Hoskins , Duluth, Georgia
 
 
 
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Will this fit in the waterbox 70.2 sump?
Asked : Apr 03, 2019
By : Patrick, SSF
 
 
 
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Yes, it does. I have both.
Answered : Dec 01, 2019
By : Michael
 
 
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4.0
Good Skimmer/Well Built/Intermittently Loud
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PROS
Well Built/Sicce Pump/Neck Cleaner/Viewing window in skimmer cup
CONS
Can be loud/Needs Daily Adjustments
REVIEW
This is a nice skimmer extremely well built it is a beast. The neck cleaner is very nice and the "viewing" section of cup is very cool and works perfectly. Sicce pump has plenty of power and produces nice bubbles for nice dark smelly skimmate.

Now for the cons......the skimmer cup is very ...Read More
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5
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Great build quality!

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Easy to set up and maintain
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None
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I love the built in wiper for cleaning the neck. I wish they would offer a add on motor to automatically turn the wiper and clean the neck. For the price it's a good deal.
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It's hard to keep tuned more then a couple of days.
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It's nice looking, Drain line is nice
CONS
Hard to keep producing skimmate, red sea instructions and support advise don't help.
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I really wanted to like this skimmer more. The water level marking on mine was way off. It needed to be at least 2 more inches out of the water to get anything. I am constantly tinkering with the bubbles. It will be good for a couple days then either overflow or not do anything. I bought the Skimmer...Read More
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3
3.0
Nice feaures but difficult to keep it operating correctly
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easy to install, easy to use, and not too hard to take out and maintain. I love the drain hose as the best feature. It is quiet and I can barely hear it inside the cabinet. I cannot hear the motor, only the bubbles. Once you get used to taking it out and apart and cleaning, it isn't bad at all.
CONS
cannot keep the skimmate overflow consistent. I have wild swings in where the correct position of the gate valve needs to be. It will work correctly for a few days, and then the foam will drop very low, or it will go into massive overflow. I do not trust that I could go out of town for a business trip and feel confident that it will maintain itself consistently.
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All in all, the design, ease of installation, and other features make it easy to start up. I really like the drain hose that allows me to drain the skimmate without having to take anything apart. I don't believe any other skimmer on the market has the drain hose.

This skimmer operated w...Read More
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3.0
For the price not the best
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Easy to drain
CONS
Too big, doesn’t skim correctly, too hard to take apart
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Pretty easy to install, very big skimmer. Needs to be lifted out of the water a little in order to work. Very hard finding the perfect balance and flow for skimmer to work properly. Defiantly not the easiest to take apart and clean. For the price I would not purchase this again.
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Easy to Setup
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Easy set up and cleanup with easy tuning.
CONS
None so far.
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I bought this a couple of months ago and finally set it up a few days ago. Although I haven't seen it work for long I will say it was easy to set up and it is ultra-quiet. The instructions were simple to follow. The squeegee feature is very cool and the tube with the valve to drain the skimmate i...Read More
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4.0
Red Sea 300
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It’s very quiet. Produces a fine bubble. Has some cool features that do work
CONS
Seems like the plastic they used could have been a bit thicker on some parts. Even though I really don’t think it effects it’s performance..
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Good features, build quality is decent. It’s not exactly built like a tank. The plastic could be a tad bit thicker. However it’s a nice skimmer and priced accordingly. I will say it’s almost completely silent. Can’t hear the pump or air intake. Once I have it running for awhile I’ll updat...Read More
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