Hands on with the new Tunze DC controllable DOC Skimmers at ReefStock

The DOC Skimmer 9410 and 9430 are Tunze’s two largest models of DC controllable protein skimmers and last weekend at ReefStock we got to see these two new devices in person. We are reefing during a time when most protein…

IceCap K2 protein skimmers now available from CoralVue

IceCap K2 protein skimmers were first unveiled by CoralVue at MACNA in Washington D.C. and now they are in stock and available for purchase. CoralVue brought in all four models of the new protein skimmers which bear the iconic IceCap…

ASM Skimmers are unsung heroes of protein skimming

The ASM Protein skimmer is one helluva protein skimmer which has earned its day in the spotlight. All Seas Marine (ASM) started offering the ASM skimmers in the early 2000s and despite their lack of new tricks, they can still…

Reef Octopus Commercial Skimmers, backbone of an industry

Commercial protein skimmers are important pieces of equipment for the large facilities which¬†hold and ship around the precious livestock that feeds the aquarium hobby. For decades¬†the commercial protein skimmer market was dominated by large and inefficient venturi protein skimmer, simply…

Two more Tunze Protein Skimmers get DC treatment

Perusing the new Tunze catalogs, we came across a couple already available protein skimmers that have been outfitted with DC pumps. The Tunze DOC 9410 DC and Tunze DOC 9430 DC are the latest direct current additions to the growing…

Tunze DC DOC protein skimmers are coming

Tunze DOC Skimmer DC are the next evolution in the innovative line of protein skimmers from Tunze. The DOC skimmers with their internal water placement, magnet mount and built-in surface skimming have always been in a class of their own,…

Marine Biosystems has two designs for ‘biopellet skimmers’

Marine Biosystems is an intriguing new upstart in the marine aquarium hobby which garnered a lot of attention for their unique ‘biopellet skimmers’. The 3D printed biopellet reactor is what first put Marine Biosystems on the map, but it is…

Reef Octopus Classic Super Space Saver skimmers are sexy and cheap

Reef Octopus has come a long way since their early days of making and selling protein skimmers. Reefers used to buy Reef Octopus skimmers because they couldn’t afford a Euro Reef or ATB skimmer, but nowadays you’d be hard pressed…

RLSS introduces radically new db5i, db6i and db8i protein skimmers

Reef Life Support Systems kept their MACNA presence pretty low key this year, but their new line of DBi skimmers are anything but. With a radical new pipeless design and a slew of innovative features, the DBi protein skimmers are…

Reef Octopus VarioS Controller for Regal protein skimmers

We’re still 24 hours away from MACNA opening its doors but already we’re starting to scoop all the latest and greatest new products from this seminal, annual show. The Reef Octopus VarioS controller is a swanky looking new driver box…