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Protein Skimmers By Style: Hang On Back Protein Skimmers


Aquarium protein skimmers are designed to hang on the back of the tank, sit in the sump, or sit in the tank. Some protein skimmers are designed for both in sump and hang on the tank use. All the protein skimmers for sale on this page are designed to hang on the back of the tank. They range from very affordable hang on the back protein skimmers to the best hang on the back protein skimmers on the market.
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Rio Nano Skimmer Protein Skimmer
Rio Nano Skimmer Protein Skimmer
Our Price: $24.99
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The Rio Nano Skimmer Protein Skimmer is a needle wheel protein skimmer for hang-on use.

  • For aquariums up to 20 gallons
  • Simple installation and compact design
  • Adjustable variable venturi with exclusive air/water mixing chamber
  • Filter cartridge with activated carbon
  • Ozone compatible
  • 110 gallons per hour pump included
  • Dimensions: 7.25"L X 4.5"W X 10.25"H
  • Will only fit on tanks with a lip of 3/4" or less
  • Additional photo
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Red Sea Prizm Hang-on Protein Skimmer
Our Price: $92.89
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The Red Sea Prizm Protein Skimmer is for fish only aquariums up to 40 gallons, soft coral reef aquariums up to 25 gallons, hard coral reef aquariums up to 18 gallons

Red Sea Prizm Skimmer Features:
  • For hang-on use only
  • Skim enhancing, 2 stage, convergent-divergent reaction chamber
  • Quiet and efficient 18 blade "TurboJet" air injector
  • "Triple-Pass" air flow with extended contact time
  • Integral water and air regulators for optimal skimming
  • Slim line, hang-on design, only 2.4" deep. 13.8" high, 9.75" wide
  • User friendly operations and set-up
  • You might consider also purchasing the Deluxe Upgrade (surface skimmer and carbon basket)
CPR Bak-Pak 2 Bio-Filter Protein Skimmer with Accela Pump
CPR Aquatic Cyclone Bak-Pak 2 Bio-Filter Protein Skimmer w/ Accela Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $129.99
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The Bak-Pak 2 Bio-Filter Protein Skimmer is the second generation external, hang on the back, combination Protein Skimmer and Biological Filtration unit from CPR. The Bak-Pak 2, like the original, is designed for tank sizes up to 60 gallons. Water first enters the Protein Skimmer column from the aquarium and then flows through the biological chamber filled with Bio-Bale filtration media before returning to the aquarium.

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CPR Aquatic Bak-Pak 2R+ Reef Ready Protein Skimmer with Accela Pump
CPR Aquatic Bak-Pak 2R+ Reef Ready Protein Skimmer w/ Accela Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $129.99
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The CPR Bak-Pak 2R+ is designed for reef aquariums. This skimmer is designed for use on reef tanks where biological filtration is not necessary, but still incorporates all of the other features that have made the Bak-Pak line of skimmers so popular.

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AquaC Nano Remora Protein Skimmer
AquaC Nano Remora Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 900 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $159.99
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Nano Remora Protein Skimmer w/ Cobalt 900 Pump Features:
  • Designed for tanks between 5-25 gallons.
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions: 16" tall and 2.75"
  • AquaC Nano Remora User Manual
  • A miniature version of the popular Remora Protein Skimmers
  • Uses half the power of the regular Remora
  • Powered by a Cobalt 900 pump
  • The Aqua C Remora protein skimmers do not use venturis, downdraft tubes, or air pumps; they employ the patented "Spray Injection System." This innovation allows the Aqua C Remora protein skimmer to efficiently draw in much more air than any other of the top protein skimmers.
AquaC Nano Remora Protein Skimmer
AquaC Nano Remora Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 900 Pump & Drain Fitting
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $169.99
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Nano Remora Protein Skimmer w/ Cobalt 900 Pump & Drain Fitting Features:
  • Designed for tanks between 5-25 gallons
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions: 16" tall and 2.75" thick
  • AquaC Nano Remora User Manual (pdf format in new window)
  • A miniature version of the popular Remora Protein Skimmers
  • Uses half the power of the regular Remora
  • Powered by a Cobalt 900 pump
  • Includes drain fittings--for running tubing to a larger collection cup. the drain fitting is useful for when you go on vacation and are not around to empty the collection cup. Larger collection container not included.
  • The Aqua C Remora protein skimmers do not use venturis, downdraft tubes, or air pumps; they employ the patented "Spray Injection System." This innovation allows the Aqua C Remora protein skimmer to efficiently draw in much more air than any other of the top protein skimmers.
AquaC Remora Cobalt Pump Protein Skimmer
AquaC Remora Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $179.99
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Remora Protein Skimmer w/ Cobalt 1200 Pump Features:
  • For tanks up to 75 gallons
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions:
-Skimmer Height: 17.5"
-Minimum Tank Height: 12.75"
-Minimum Overhead Clearance for Proper Function: 5.5"
-Depth: 2.75"
-Width: 6"
AquaC Remora Cobalt Pump Drain Protein Skimmer
AquaC Remora Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200 Pump and Drain Fitting
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $189.99
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Remora Protein Skimmer w/ Cobalt 1200 Pump & Drain Fitting:
  • For tanks up to 75 gallons
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions:
-Skimmer Height: 17.5"
-Minimum Tank Height: 12.75"
-Minimum Overhead Clearance for Proper Function: 5.5"
-Depth: 2.75"
-Width: 6"
  • We recommend using a Surface Pre-filter Box for Remoras with the Cobalt 1200 or Maxi Jet 1200 pump. The Pre-Filter box will greatly improve the efficiency of the protein skimmer.
  • AquaC Remora User Manual
  • Includes the Cobalt 1200 Powerhead
  • Includes drain fittings--for running tubing to a larger collection cup. the drain fitting is useful for when you go on vacation and are not around to empty the collection cup. Larger collection container not included.
  • Along with the pump, standard equipment includes an adjustable collection cup, and a special baffle system which prevents any bubbles from entering the aquarium.
CPR Bak-Pak Dual Pak Protein Skimmer with Accela Pump
CPR Aquatic Bak-Pak Dual Pak Protein Skimmer (Accela Pump)
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $199.99
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CPR has taken the proven technology behind the Bak-Pak 2, and created the larger Bak-Pak Dual Pak protein skimmer. The Dual Pak provides a complete hang-on filtration unit for tanks up to 100 gallons that incorporates two protein skimmers with a biological filtration chamber in the middle. Using proven Rejuvenation Venturi technology, the protein skimmers are flooded with bubbles for constant removal of excess organics. The biological chamber utilizes CPR's Bio-Bale biological filter media to provide maximum surface area for beneficial bacteria to colonize.

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AquaC Remora-S Cobalt Pump Protein Skimmer
AquaC Remora-S Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $199.99
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Remora-S Protein Skimmer w/ Cobalt 1200 Pump Features:
  • For tanks up to 75 gallons
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions:
-Skimmer Height: 17.5"
-Minimum Tank Height: 12.75"
-Minimum Overhead Clearance for Proper Function: 5.5"
-Depth: 2.75"
-Width: 6"
CPR Aquatic Aero Force 2 AP (air pump) Protein Skimmer, CPR Aquatics AeroForce Protein Skimmer
CPR Aquatic Aero Force 2 AP (air pump) Protein Skimmer
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $199.99
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CPR Aquatic Aero Force 2 Protein Skimmer w/ air pump is the latest version of Aero Force skimmers. Instead of using a dedicated venturi pump to produce fine-sized air bubbles, the AP utilizes an economical air pump to inject the air into the skimmer body via airstones.

Features:
  • Air pump included
  • Recirculating design
  • Removable dual-body construction
  • Quiet, energy efficient operation only—8 Watts total
  • Easy to install, hang-on-the-back design
  • Minimal maintenance needed
  • Degassing water return with sponge reduces microbubbles from returning to the tank
  • Adjustable collection cup
  • Rated for tanks up to 75 gallons (depending on the bio-load of the tank)
  • Aero Force 2 Body Size: 7.5" wide, 3.25" deep, 17" height
  • Setup Instructions (pdf format in new window)
AquaC Remora Pro Rio Pump Protein Skimmer
AquaC Remora Pro Protein Skimmer with Rio 1400 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $224.99
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Remora Pro Protein Skimmer w/ Rio 1400 Pump Features:
  • For tanks from 50 to 120 gallons
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions:
-Skimmer Height: 21.5"
-Minimum Tank Height: 12.75"
-Minimum Overhead Clearance for Proper Function: 6.75"
-Depth: 3.25"
-Width: 7.5"
AquaC Remora Pro Drain Rio Pump Protein Skimmer
AquaC Remora Pro Protein Skimmer with Rio 1400 Pump & Drain Fitting
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $234.99
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Remora Pro w/ Rio 1400 & Drain Fitting Features:
  • For tanks from 50 to 120 gallons
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions:
-Skimmer Height: 21.5"
-Minimum Tank Height: 12.75"
-Minimum Overhead Clearance for Proper Function: 6.75"
-Depth: 3.25"
-Width: 7.5"
  • We recommend using a Surface Pre-filter Box for Remoras with the Rio 1400 pump with this Remora skimmer. The Pre-Filter box will greatly improve the efficiency of the protein skimmer.
  • AquaC Remora Pro User Manual (pdf file in new window)
  • Includes Rio 1400 Pump
  • Includes drain fittings--for running tubing to a larger collection cup. the drain fitting is useful for when you go on vacation and are not around to empty the collection cup. Larger collection container not included.
  • Along with the pump, standard equipment includes an adjustable collection cup, and a special baffle system which prevents any bubbles from entering the aquarium.
AquaC Remora Pro Mag Pump Protein Skimmer
AquaC Remora Pro Protein Skimmer with Mag Drive 3 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $249.99
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Remora Pro w/ Mag Drive 3 Pump Features:
  • For tanks from 50 to 120 gallons
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions:
-Skimmer Height: 21.5"
-Minimum Tank Height: 12.75"
-Minimum Overhead Clearance for Proper Function: 6.75"
-Depth: 3.25"
-Width: 7.5"
AquaC Remora Pro Drain Mag Pump Protein Skimmer
AquaC Remora Pro Protein Skimmer with Mag Drive 3 Pump & Drain Fitting
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $259.99
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Remora Pro w/ Mag Drive 3 Pump & Drain Fitting Features:
  • For tanks from 50 to 120 gallons
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions:
-Skimmer Height: 21.5"
-Minimum Tank Height: 12.75"
-Minimum Overhead Clearance for Proper Function: 6.75"
-Depth: 3.25"
-Width: 7.5"
  • We recommend using a Surface Pre-filter Box for Remoras with the Mag Drive 3 pump with this Remora skimmer. The Pre-Filter box will greatly improve the efficiency of the protein skimmer.
  • AquaC Remora Pro User Manual
  • Includes Mag Drive 3 Pump
  • Includes drain fittings--for running tubing to a larger collection cup. the drain fitting is useful for when you go on vacation and are not around to empty the collection cup. Larger collection container not included.
  • Along with the pump, standard equipment includes an adjustable collection cup, and a special baffle system which prevents any bubbles from entering the aquarium.
AquaC Remora Pro-S Mag 5 Pump Protein Skimmer
AquaC Remora Pro-S Protein Skimmer with Mag Drive 5 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $279.99
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Remora Pro-S Protein Skimmer w/ Mag Drive 5 Pump Features:
  • For tanks from 50 to 120 gallons
  • For hang-on use only
  • Dimensions:
-Skimmer Height: 21.5"
-Minimum Tank Height: 12.75"
-Minimum Overhead Clearance for Proper Function: 6.75"
-Depth: 3.25"
-Width: 7.5"