CoralVue Elite Super Cone protein skimmers

The Reef Octopus Elite Super Cone Skimmer is the latest high capacity protein skimmer from the highly prolific Chinese marine aquarium company. The Elite Super Cone is essentially identical in specs to the recently announced Reef Octopus Prime skimmers save…

A whole new crop of Pipeless skimmers are ready for the world

CAD Lights made a big splash last year when they introduced the first ever Pipeless protein skimmers and they have steadily nurtured this end of their product line. The Pipeless skimmer line began with the humble PLS100 and has steadily…

New EHEIM skimmarine 800 is German company’s first foray into protein skimmers

The German stallworth EHEIM is making a strong push into the reef and marine markets with a few new items including the new EHEIM skimmarine 800 protein skimmer. This is a new venture for the aquarium giant and was recently…

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…