Nyos pimps out their controllable skimmer with colorful LEDs

Nyos is expanding the Quantum skimmer to incorporate a controllable pump, and possibly¬†with LED. They will still manufacture the Quantum with their standard pump, but they will soon have the option of a quieter and more efficient controllable AC pump.…

Tunze celebrates 50 years of protein skimmers with a working replica of the original

Tunze is celebrating 50 years of making protein skimmers by showcasing one of their original protein skimmer designs at Interzoo 2014. It is crazy to thing Tunze has been in the skimmer business for half a century! The skimmer on…

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…

Nyos Quantum skimmer promises lots of refinement while looking outrageously cool

The Nyos Quantum protein skimmer is a familiar cone body design that is being presented in a wholly creative way with lots of refinement throughout its construction. The most striking thing about the Nyos Quantum skimmer is its nearly all-clear…

Don’t forget to clean your protein skimmer’s air silencer

As long as we’ve been reefing, it has always been well known and widely shared that is important to keep protein skimmer intakes clean. Whether you had a venturi or a needle wheel design protein skimmer, salt creep will accumulate…

Check out this crazy 3D printed protein skimmer

What do you do if you have access to a 3D printer and also are a reefer? You build some cool gadgets like this 3D printed protein skimmer designed to fit a plastic two liter bottle. These images were shared…

Reef Octopus Prime skimmer is a near-perfect clone of the Vertex Omega

The Reef Octopus Prime protein skimmer is a new model from the Chinese manufacturer which bears an uncanny resemblance to one of last year’s best. Wine glass body shape, custom volute for not-a-Sicce pump, and that iconic red & white…

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…

Orphek Helix offers a twist on the widespread DC Cone skimmer

Orphek is already known for its LED lights but now are entering the protein skimmer market with a protein skimmer. Over the past few years, the cone design and controllable DC pumps have become the go-to design for mode and…

Italian Skimmer LGs 850 gets an Italian style in depth review

The skimmer LGMAquari Lgs 850 is one of the latest offers of LGMAquari in the field of mono-pump skimmers.¬†This skimmer is suitable for saltwater aquariums containing up to 900 liters. Construction The Lgs 850 is built with high quality materials;…