Versatile protein skimmer for hang-on or in-sump installation
Needle wheel impeller creates micro-bubbles for efficient removal of organic pollutants
Helps maintain good water quality in marine aquariums
Patented needle-wheel system with aspirating Venturi creates micro-bubbles to vigorously remove dissolved proteins. Unparalleled water/air mixture means greater foam production, and angled dual injection outlets increase contact time within reaction chamber. Adjustable water-level dial stabilizes water flow for outstanding control over foam consistency. Features bubble diffuser to prevent bubbles from flowing into your aquarium and an easy-twist collection cup with drain line (Models 125 & 220) for quick and effortless cleaning. High grade acrylic construction. Includes everything for convenient hang-on or in-sump setup.
4-1/4" x 5-1/2" x 20-3/4" high
5" x 7-1/4" x 24-1/2" high
6" x 8" x 25-1/2" high
Please click on "More Information" for safety guidelines and installation instructions.
Never connect the Coralife Super Skimmer to any power source while hands are wet.
Always unplug the unit from outlet or power source before installing, replacing parts or performing product maintenance.
Never allow pump to run dry. Always keep pump submerged during operation. Failure to keep pump submerged while in use may damage the unit and/or cause unit failure.
Always leave a drip loop in the pump cord to prevent water from running down the length of the cord and reaching the power source or outlet.
For added safety, the pump should be plugged into a grounded three-prong receptacle controlled by GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) circuit breaker.
Make sure that the Super Skimmer is securely installed before operating.
Pre-Installation Setup: NOTE: Prepare at least 5 gallons of "make-up water" to replace water used by the Super Skimmer.
Hang-on Tank Mount Placement:
Allow a minimum 6" clearance between the aquarium and the wall. NOTE: Hang-on tank mounting bracket for up to 1.375" tank mouldings.
Ensure that there is adequate unobstructed space for the needle-wheel pump inside the aquarium (9"L x 4"W x 5"H).
Sump Hook-up Placement:
Verify that there is adequate space for the super skimmer in/or outside of the sump (12"L x 10"W).
Allow a minimum 0.5" clearance between the stand and the top of the skimmer. Make sure there is enough space to remove/slide the collection cup out of the sump.
Needle-Wheel Pump Assembly Safety: Always disconnect needle-wheel pump from power supply before installing the Super Skimmer.
Set debris strainer into venturi chamber.
Connect the air-inlet silencer tubing to venturi air-valve.
Connect venturi chamber to pump intake on needle-wheel pump.
Main Chamber Assembly:
Attach the collection cup lid to collection cup.
Attach collection cup drain plug or 1/4" ID collection cup tubing (clear) for optional drain line.
Place collection cup on main chamber. Align collection cup threaded ring with the top opening on main chamber. NOTE: Make sure that O-Ring is in place before attaching the collection cup
Twist collection cup threaded ring clockwise and tighten. Make sure that the connection is secure between both the collection cup and the main chamber.
Attach and tighten output tubing into water output.
Attach 0.625" ID flexible tubing into pump output.
Cut flexible tubing needed for desired application. Attach flexible tubing onto chamber intake. Make sure that all tubing connections are tightly secured.
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