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Reef Octopus eSsence S-130 Protein Skimmer

Original Price $506.24
Current Price $404.00 CAD
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The very eSsence of Filtration
The Reef Octopus eSsence S-130 Protein Skimmer was designed for the modern day aquarist in mind. This remarkably compact in-sump protein skimmer is capable of skimming aquariums up to 160 gallons where sump space may be limited.
  • Small Footprint - BIG Performance
  • RELIABLE Reef Octopus Aquatrance 1800s Skimmer Pump
  • Dome Bubble Chamber for EXTENDED Dwell Time
  • Up to 12% QUIETER with Integrated Removable Silencer Collar
  • Disassembles Easily for Service & Cleaning
  • 11 Watts of Quiet and Energy EFFICIENT Operation
  • 360° Submerged Water Output Provides aQUIET and SPLASH-FREE Discharge
  • Twist & Lift Collection Cup for EASY Waste Maintenance
  • Calibrated Click Dial Water Output Adjustment - No More Second Guessing your Setting
  • Quick Release Tabs Makes Accessing the Pump a SIMPLE Task
Footprint: 8.3" x 6.9" | Body Diameter: 6" | Height: 20.5" 
Powered by: Reef Octopus Aquatrance 1800s Pinwheel Pum
Efficient Performance
At the core of the skimmer we have the reliable and extremely efficient Reef Octopus Aquatrance 1800s pinwheel pump. Reef Octopus was the first protein skimmer manufacturer in the world that designs and produces our own skimmer pumps. Aquatrance skimmer pumps have been specifically engineered to enhance and increase the efficiency of our protein skimmers.
Ease of Use
Removal of the collection cup could not be more simple with the Twist & Lift connection which doubles as a detachable air silencer. A calibrated 16 step water level adjustment dial takes the second-guessing on your skimmer's setting.
Simple to Maintain
Constructed of high-quality molded parts that completely disassembled for easy cleaning. No hard to manage screws here, the quick release tabs make access to the inner body a breeze. 
Quiet Operation
The skimmers unique 360 submerged output disperses water back into the sump without turbulence providing a quiet splash-free discharge. The detachable silencer collar is 12% more quiet than standard silencers.
Internal model designed for in-sump use only. No feed pump required, skimmer draws water directly from sump.
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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Reef Octopus eSsence S 130 Protein Skimmer

Great skimmer. Very easy to set up and adjust. It has a small footprint so it allows me to place the phosban reactor in the same area in the sump of a RedSea reefer 250, but it is big enough to be easy to clean. There was no real break-in time with my established tank. I wasn't sure how useful the click knob for water output would be, but it is very nice to have.

Mike Cooper
Reef Octopus eSsence S 130 Protein Skimmer

Fantastic skimmer. I had constant issues with the pump in my old "cheap" jebao based one (bad controller, then bad pump) so decided to replace it with something better. This thing skims like crazy and is whisper quiet. I love the fact that you can quickly take it apart for cleaning, you are far more likely to when it only takes a few seconds! The way the cup detaches is fantastic as well, I used to spill mine all the time trying to get it off ( I skim a bit on the wet side) but no more.