Bubble King Ecomax 200 & 250 protein skimmers by Royal Exclusiv

The Bubble King Ecomax 200 & 250 is a new line of high performance protein skimemrs designed by Royal Exclusiv, exclusively for Extra Bright Lighting. The two new Bubble King Ecomax skimmers are derived from the Bubble King 200 VS13 and…

Titanium mesh impellers coming to Macro Aqua protein skimmers

Macro Aqua is a Chinese aquarium equipment manufacturer better known for their diverse oscillating powerheads, and they grabbed the spotlight this week for their new and innovative Flow Swing attachment. Now Macro Aqua has revealed that they have developed a…

Pro-Tein Clean Review: one of the most automatic skimmers to date

The Pro-Tein Clean protein skimmer is a new take on a pretty standard piece of reef aquarium quipment. We all know everything there is to know about protein skimmers, right? You pump water in, mix it with air and capture…

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…