Cone skimmers, meshwheels and bubble plates are what we tend to compare in most skimmers nowadays but we often forget just how well some previous technologies worked. This strange looking prototype protein skimmer looks to be a downdraft or Beckett design that is using a novel modular neck to tune in your skimming needs, pictured here with probably way more modules than most would need.
Restricting a pump on the injector or even maybe a gate valve can work but those of you who have ran a downdraft realize there are times where you probably just wanted a bit more reaction time. This version of a modular neck protein skimmer would allow just that, letting you add or subtract a module to dial it in just as you need it — more modules for a dry skimmate and fewer for wet skimming.
[via LSS Labs]