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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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CPR Bak-Pak 2 Bio-Filter Protein Skimmer with Accela Pump CPR Aquatic Cyclone Bak-Pak 2 Bio-Filter Protein Skimmer w/ Accela Pump

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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Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $129.99
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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

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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Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $129.99
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Reef Octopus Classic 100-HOB Protein Skimmer Reef Octopus Classic 100-HOB Protein Skimmer

The Reef Octopus Classic 100-HOB Protein Skimmer is a favorite hang-on back skimmer. Capable of filtering aquariums up to 75 gallons, the Classic 100-HOB features an easy to install and operate design in which the pump is mounted inside the aquarium. To install, simply place the skimmer on the back of the aquarium, mount the pump in place, adjust the intake strainer and it's ready to skim. The Reef Octopus Classic 100-HOB is constructed of high-quality acrylic and equipped with a highly-efficient Aquatrance pinwheel pump, which produces an ideal mix of water and air for optimal waste removal.

  • For aquariums up to:
    • 105 gallons, light bio load
    • 75 gallons, medium bio load
    • 55 gallons, heavy bio load
  • Pump: Aquatrance 1000
  • Footprint: 8" X 3.75", 17" tall
  • Installation: Hang on back
  • Adjustable surface skimmer attachment
  • Air silencer

Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $149.99
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AquaC Nano Remora Protein Skimmer AquaC Nano Remora Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 900 Pump

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.

Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $159.99
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AquaEuro Hang on Back Skimmer AquaEuro Hang on Back Skimmer

AquaEuro Hang on Back Skimmer Features:

  • Tank Size: Up To 90 Gallons
  • For hang on use only
  • Height/Diameter: 20.5" H x 8" W
  • Requires 3-1/2" between tank and wall
  • Superior craftsmanship, high quality thick acrylic (not plastic) construction
  • Includes premium, oil-free 'pin wheel pump' for maximum bubble production and maximum waste removal
  • Ceramic shaft for longer life
  • Easy to set-up and operate
  • Foam diffuser included

Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $168.99
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AquaC Nano Remora Protein Skimmer AquaC Nano Remora Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 900 Pump & Drain Fitting

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.

Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $169.99
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AquaC Remora Cobalt Pump Protein Skimmer AquaC Remora Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200 Pump

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"

Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $179.99
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AquaC Remora Cobalt Pump Drain Protein Skimmer AquaC Remora Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200 Pump and Drain Fitting

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.

Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $189.99
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Reef Octopus Classic BH-1000 Protein Skimmer Reef Octopus Classic BH-1000 Protein Skimmer

The Reef Octopus Classic BH-1000 Protein Skimmer is a favorite hang-on back skimmer. Capable of filtering aquariums from 78 to 130 gallons, the Classic BH-1000 features an easy to install and operate design in which the pump is mounted outside the aquarium. To install, simply place the skimmer on the back of the aquarium, mount the pump in place, adjust the intake strainer and it's ready to skim. The Reef Octopus Classic BH-1000 is constructed of high-quality acrylic and equipped with a highly-efficient Aquatrance pinwheel pump, which produces an ideal mix of water and air for optimal waste removal.

  • For aquariums up to:
    • 130 gallons, light bio load
    • 80 gallons, medium bio load
    • 60 gallons, heavy bio load
  • Pump: Aquatrance 1000 Pinwheel
  • Footprint: 8" X 3.5", 17" tall
  • Installation: Hang-on
  • Adjustable surface skimmer attachment
  • Air silencer

Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $189.99
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Reef Octopus Classic 90-HOB Protein Skimmer Reef Octopus Classic 90-HOB Protein Skimmer

The Reef Octopus Classic 90-HOB Protein Skimmer is a totally different approach to HOB skimmers as it has a cylindrical main body and is capable of filtering aquariums up to 130 gallons. The Classic 90-HOB intake device skims the top of the water surface removing the ugly oil buildup and organics from the water surface that would otherwise accumulate and hinder light penetration.

A cylindrical reaction chamber, the bubble chamber and conical body to neck transition all help manage the air gently and reduce turbulence—providing stable filtration performance. Best of all, the Classic 90HOB is very easy to be set up and easier to operate.

  • For aquariums up to:
    • 130 gallons, light bio load
    • 80 gallons, medium bio load
    • 60 gallons, heavy bio load
  • Pump: Aquatrance 1000
  • Body size: 4"
  • Footprint: 7.5" X 7.5"
  • Total height: 23.8"
  • Installation: Hang-on the back of the tank
  • Turbulence reducing bubble plate
  • Precision control output valve
  • Air silencer

Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $189.99
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CPR Bak-Pak Dual Pak Protein Skimmer with Accela Pump CPR Aquatic Bak-Pak Dual Pak Protein Skimmer (Accela Pump)

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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Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $199.99
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AquaC Remora-S Cobalt Pump Protein Skimmer AquaC Remora-S Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200 Pump

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"

Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $199.99
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