LSS adjustable stand for in sump protein skimmers

Countless times while trying to adjust a new in-sump skimmer to a specific water level we’ve struggled with “too high” or “too low”, and it’s not exactly simple to change water height in most aquarium sumps. The newfangled skimmer stand…

CAD Lights adds conical design to larger 2nd generation pipeless protein skimmers

The CAD Lights PLS-100 Pipeless Protein Skimmer flat out worked and with a winner on its hands, the company added a few more sizes to the pipeless skimmer line. Two larger sizes were added taking advantage of a conical design…

Royal Exclusiv non-contact level switch prevents overflowing skimmers

Float switches have been used for a long time in combination with skimmers, automatically turning off the skimmer pump when a certain water level is reached. Mechanical float switches are however not the most trust worthy options considering that they…

JNS ConeS series protein skimmers looks ready to blast off

The JNS ConeS protein skimmers are an interesting take on the long road to make our skimmers less and less turbulent. By now you should have already noticed that the JNS ConeS skimmers has the namesake of having multiple cones…

LGM Aquari skimmers now available through Sicce USA

LGM Aquari has been making all manner of marine aquarium devices overseas but now thanks to Sicce USA we’ll have a chance to take them for a spin in America. In an introductory video Ralph Cabage introduces the three sizes…

Reef Octopus is loading up on DC skimmers for 2013

Reef Octopus has been exceptionaly busy producing a steady flow of new protein skimmer designs and models over the last few years we can expect even more. Using a powerful, controllable DC water pump which is indistinguishable from the Waveline…

Protein Skimmers infographic by Marine Depot breaks down foam fractionation

The protein skimmer is the heart of most marine aquariums, fish-only and reef-centric, yet we hardly give this refined piece of aquarium equipment the fundamental consideration it deserves. For every outline of basic protein skimmer function there are hundreds of…

The new Pipeless Skimz Monzter VSC Series skimmer are the smallest skimmers using DC pumps we’ve seen yet

DC pumps are the future of skimmers, and nearly every single new (consumer grade) protein skimmer that has been released in the past couple of months is re-affirming just that. These new Skimz Monzter VSC Series DC skimmers are special however…

Reef Octopus also jumping on the DC bandwagon with their new Diablo DC Skimmers

Reef Octopus is now also jumping on the DC pump bandwagon with their improved Diablo Skimmers. The DC pump of choice for Reef Octopus? You guessed it, the all so familiar Waveline DC pumps. Interesting timing as seems just mere minutes since we…

AquaMaxx updates two new larger models of EcoMaxx protein skimmers

Two new Ecomaxx protein skimmers were outed at the Reefapalooza AquaMaxx booth in orange county this weekend. The larger EcoMaxx 400 and EcoMaxx 500 are not that different from previous models with mostly minor adjustments here and there but the…