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Skimz SK181 In-sump protein Skimmer
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1 5755 Sun August 28, 2011
Recommended By Average Price Average Rating
100% of reviewers None indicated 10.0

 

Description:
The New Skimz KONE protein skimmer is the successful result of blending state-of-the-art technology with attractive design.
KONE's conical-shape has distinct design advantages - the bubbles in the reaction chamber are forced to move vertically upward, resulting in natural foam formation to minimize bubble bursting. This natural foam formation of the bubbles reduces surface agitation, thus creating a gentle foaming within the skimmer and results in increased skimming efficiency. Together with the use of the bubble plate design, turbulence within the reaction chamber is significantly reduced, allowing maximum air flow capacity in a compact skimmer.

All SKIMZ E-Series skimmers are fitted with the new SKIMZ ES Pumps. SKIMZ ES Pumps are jointly developed with Italian pump manufacturer, using the most advanced material for the needlewheel impeller, “seamless-coated rare earth magnet” for unsurpassed durability and performance. The SKIMZ ES pumps are available in 3 models: ES2000, ES2800 and ES5000.

SKIMZ’s latest design allows cleaned water to exit the skimmer chamber at its base where it is almost bubble-free. Precise adjustment of the water level within the skimmer body can now be easily achieved using the new Micro-Adjustable Valve.

Skimz E-Series internal model is designed for in-sump use. No feed pump required, skimmer draws water directly from sump.

(taken from the Skimz website)
Keywords: SKIMZ KONE E-SERIES INTERNAL PROTEIN SKIMMER

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Registered: January 2010
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Posts: 18182
Review Date: Sun August 28, 2011 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Positive aspects of the product (pros): Works great, small footprint, quick break-in period
Cons: can take time to dial into your tank

 
The best skimmer that I have used so far

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