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…

Reef Octopus Water Blaster HY-16000 Pump moves some serious water

The new Reef Octopus Water Blaster HY-16000 pump is the latest design in the series that started with the Bubble Blaster skimmer pumps but designed for moving water for circulation in the aquarium. The Water Blaster HY-16000 is the largest…

CoralVue soon releasing sporty new Hang-on protein skimmer with smaller Bubble Blaster pumps

CoralVue is teasing with images of their newest additions with two Octopus HOB protein skimmers that should be available on the market soon. The two models appear to be the LX-1000 and LX-2000 rated at 100 and 150 gallons respectively…

Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster: French video of a Chinese skimmer

We’re not sure what’s cooler: The fact that a Chinese protein skimmer gets demoed and videoed in France or that said protein skimmer pump has a clear volute allowing us to bear witness to every operational detail. In either case…