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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 in sump protein skimmers. They range from very affordable protein skimmers for small tanks to AquaC, AquaEuro and Bashsea Protein Skimmers for tanks up to 300 gallons.
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AquaC EV 1000 Protein Skimmer
AquaC EV-1000 Protein Skimmer
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $659.99
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AquaC EV-1000 Protein Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: 350-1000 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Height: 32"
  • Footprint: 9" x 12"
  • AquaC EV-1000 User Manual
  • Recommended pumps: Iwaki MD-70 RLT
  • Input: 1" hose barb. Output: 2" gate valve.
  • Flexible design for in-sump applications
  • 3/4" collection cup drain
  • Dual 3/8" threaded air inlets
  • 1/4" John Guest "Speedfit" fitting
AquaC EV 120 Protein Skimmer
AquaC EV-120 Protein Skimmer
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $299.99
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AquaC EV-120 Protein Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: 40-150 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Height: 18"
  • Footprint: 4.75" x 8.5"
  • AquaC EV-120 User Manual
  • Recommended pumps: Mag Drive 5 or Rio 2100
  • Foam tower volume: 90 cubic inches
  • Flexible design for in-sump applications

AquaC EV 180 Protein Skimmer
AquaC EV-180 Protein Skimmer
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $339.99
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AquaC EV 180 Protein Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: 60-200 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Height: 20"
  • Footprint: 6.0" x 9.2"
  • AquaC EV-180 User Manual
  • Recommended pumps: Mag Drive 7 or Rio 3100
  • Foam tower volume: 135 cubic inches
  • Flexible design for in-sump applications

AquaC EV 2000 Protein Skimmer
AquaC EV-2000 Protein Skimmer
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $799.99
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AquaC EV-2000 Protein Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: 500-2000 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Height: 40"
  • Footprint: 9" x 12"
  • AquaC EV-2000 User Manual (pdf file in new window)
  • Recommended pumps: Iwaki MD-100 RLT
  • Input: 1" hose barb. Output: 2" gate valve.
  • Flexible design for in-sump applications
  • 3/4" collection cup drain
  • Dual 3/8" threaded air inlets
  • 1/4" John Guest "Speedfit" fitting
AquaC EV 240 Protein Skimmer
AquaC EV-240 Protein Skimmer
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $399.99
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AquaC EV-240 Protein Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: 80-350 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Height: 26"
  • Footprint: 6.0" x 10.0"
  • AquaC EV 240 User Manual
  • Recommended pumps: Mag Drive 12 or Iwaki MD-40RLT
  • Input: 3/4: hose barb. Output: 1.5" gate valve.
  • Flexible design for in-sump applications
  • 5/8" collection cup drain
  • 1/4" John Guest "Speedfit" fitting
AquaC EV 400 Protein Skimmer
AquaC EV-400 Protein Skimmer
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $479.99
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AquaC EV-400 Protein Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: 150-400 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Height: 32"
  • Footprint: 6.75" x 10.75"
  • AquaC EV 400 User Manual
  • Recommended pumps: Mag Drive 18 or Iwaki MD-55 RLT
  • Input: 1": hose barb. Output: 1.5" gate valve.
  • Flexible design for in-sump applications
  • 3/4" collection cup drain
  • 1/4" John Guest "Speedfit" fitting
AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer with Mag 3 Pump
AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer with Mag 3 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $249.99
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AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer Features:
  • For tanks from 50 to 120 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Footprint, 6" x 4.75"
  • Height, 21-3/8" (Minimum height needed for collection cup removal is 27-1/2" inches)
  • Mag 3 pump dimensions: 5" X 3.8" X 4.2". 1/2" MPT outlet
  • User Manual
AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer Includes:
  • Mag 3 pump
  • Cleaning brush
  • 10" of 1/2" flexible hose and plastic clamps
AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer with Mag 3 Pump and Drain Fitting
AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer with Mag 3 Pump and Drain Fitting
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $259.99
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AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer Features:
  • For tanks from 50 to 120 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Footprint, 6" x 4.75"
  • Height, 21-3/8" (Minimum height needed for collection cup removal is 27-1/2" inches)
  • Mag 3 pump dimensions: 5" X 3.8" X 4.2". 1/2" MPT outlet
  • User Manual (pdf format in new window)
AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer Includes:
  • Mag 3 pump
  • Drain fitting--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.
  • Cleaning brush
  • 10" of 1/2" flexible hose and plastic clamps
AquaC Urchin Pro Skimmer with Rio 1400 Pump
AquaC Urchin Pro Skimmer with Rio 1400 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $224.99
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AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer Features:
  • For tanks from 50 to 120 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Footprint, 6" x 4.75"
  • Height, 21-3/8" (Minimum height needed for collection cup removal is 27-1/2" inches)
  • User Manual
AquaC Urchin Pro Protein Skimmer Includes:
  • Rio 1400 pump
  • Cleaning brush
  • 10" of 1/2" flexible hose and plastic clamps
AquaC Urchin Pro-S Protein Skimmer with Mag 5 Pump
AquaC Urchin Pro-S Protein Skimmer with Mag 5 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $279.99
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AquaC Urchin Pro-S Protein Skimmer Features:
  • For tanks from 50 to 120 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Footprint, 6" x 4.75"
  • Height, 22" (Minimum height needed for collection cup removal is 28 inches)
  • Mag 5 pump dimensions: 5" X 3.8" X 4.2". 1/2" MPT outlet.
  • User Manual
AquaC Urchin Pro-S Protein Skimmer Includes:
  • This Urchin Pro-S Protein Skimmer includes a high-flow injector, extended collection cup and the drain fitting
  • Mag 5 pump
  • Cleaning brush
  • 10" of 1/2" flexible hose and plastic clamps
AquaC Urchin Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200 Pump
AquaC Urchin Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $179.99
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The AquaC Urchin Protein Skimmer is a small sump skimmer that requires no plumbing, fiddling with, or constant maintenance.

AquaC Urchin Protein Skimmer Includes:
  • Cobalt 1200 pump
  • Cleaning brush
  • 10" of 1/2" flexible hose and plastic clamps
AquaC Urchin Protein Skimmer Features:
  • User Manual (pdf format in new window)
  • For in sump use only
  • For tanks up to 75 gallons
  • Footprint (including pump), 6" x 6"
  • Height, 19" (Minimum height needed for collection cup removal is 23 inches)
AquaC Urchin-S Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200
AquaC Urchin-S Protein Skimmer with Cobalt 1200 Pump
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $199.99
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AquaC Urchin-S Protein Skimmer Features:
  • For tanks up to 75 gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Footprint (including pump), 6" x 6"
  • Height, 19" (Minimum height needed for collection cup removal is 23 inches)
  • User Manual (pdf format in new window)
AquaC Urchin-S Protein Skimmer Includes:
  • This Urchin-S Protein Skimmer includes a high-flow injector, extended collection cup and the drain fitting
  • Cobalt 1200 pump
  • Cleaning brush
  • 10" of 1/2" flexible hose and plastic clamps
AquaEuro 135 Gallon In Sump Classic Protein Skimmer Aqua Euro
AquaEuro 135 Gallon In Sump Classic Protein Skimmer
List Price: $329.95
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $249.95
You save $80.00!
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135 Gallon AquaEuro Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: Up To 135 Gallons
  • For in sump use
  • Height/Diameter: 21" / 6.5"
  • Footprint: 11.4" x 8.9"
  • Pump: NW AquaEuro 590 GPH (included)
  • Superior craftsmanship, high quality thick acrylic (not plastic) construction
  • Includes premium, oil-free "pin wheel pump" for maximum bubble production and maximum waste removal
  • Includes bubble plate diffuser to increase 'skimmate'
  • Draws air directly into "pin wheel pump" and bubble plate diffusers
  • Ceramic shaft for longer life
  • Highly efficient durable and reliable, minimal maintenance needed
  • Easy to set-up and operate
  • Increased skimming ability, ultra efficient
  • Chops water and air into a fine mixture of micro bubbles, high bubble dwell time results in large collection of DOC
AquaEuro 250 Gallon In Sump Classic Protein Skimmer Aqua Euro
AquaEuro 250 Gallon In Sump Classic Protein Skimmer
List Price: $399.95
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $319.95
You save $80.00!
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250 Gallon AquaEuro Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: Up To 250 Gallons
  • For in sump use
  • Height/Diameter: 22.5" / 8.25"
  • Footprint: 13.8" x 10.8"
  • Pump: NW AquaEuro 1000 GPH (included)
  • Superior craftsmanship, high quality thick acrylic (not plastic) construction
  • Includes premium, oil-free "pin wheel pump" for maximum bubble production and maximum waste removal
  • Includes bubble plate diffuser to increase 'skimmate'
  • Draws air directly into "pin wheel pump" and bubble plate diffusers
  • Ceramic shaft for longer life
  • Highly efficient durable and reliable, minimal maintenance needed
  • Easy to set-up and operate
  • Increased skimming ability, ultra efficient
  • Chops water and air into a fine mixture of micro bubbles, high bubble dwell time results in large collection of DOC
AquaEuro 400 Gallon In Sump Classic Protein Skimmer Aqua Euro
AquaEuro 400 Gallon In Sump Classic Protein Skimmer
List Price: $549.95
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $429.95
You save $120.00!
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400 Gallon AquaEuro Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: Up To 400 Gallons
  • For in sump use
  • Height/Diameter: 22.75" / 10"
  • Footprint: 16" x 16"
  • Pump: NW AquaEuro 1630 GPH (included)
  • Superior craftsmanship, high quality thick acrylic (not plastic) construction
  • Includes premium, oil-free "pin wheel pump" for maximum bubble production and maximum waste removal
  • Includes bubble plate diffuser to increase 'skimmate'
  • Draws air directly into "pin wheel pump" and bubble plate diffusers
  • Ceramic shaft for longer life
  • Highly efficient durable and reliable, minimal maintenance needed
  • Easy to set-up and operate
  • Increased skimming ability, ultra efficient
  • Chops water and air into a fine mixture of micro bubbles, high bubble dwell time results in large collection of DOC
AquaEuro 55 Gallon In Sump Classic Protein Skimmer Aqua Euro
AquaEuro 55 Gallon In Sump Classic Protein Skimmer
List Price: $229.95
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $189.95
You save $40.00!
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55 Gallon AquaEuro Skimmer Features:
  • Tank Size: Up To 55 Gallons
  • For in sump use only
  • Height/Diameter: 17.25" / 4.5"
  • Footprint: 9" x 6.5"
  • Pump: NW AquaEuro 225 GPH (included)
  • Superior craftsmanship, high quality thick acrylic (not plastic) construction
  • Includes premium, oil-free "pin wheel pump" for maximum bubble production and maximum waste removal
  • Includes bubble plate diffuser to increase 'skimmate'
  • Draws air directly into "pin wheel pump" and bubble plate diffusers
  • Ceramic shaft for longer life
  • Highly efficient durable and reliable, minimal maintenance needed
  • Easy to set-up and operate
  • Increased skimming ability, ultra efficient
  • Chops water and air into a fine mixture of micro bubbles, high bubble dwell time results in large collection of DOC
Twisted Skimmer 6-24
Bashsea Twisted Protein Skimmer 6-24
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $379.99
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The Bashsea Twisted Protein Skimmer 6-24 was developed with two things in mind, power and efficiency. This beckett-style skimmer utilizes a patent pending injection and mixing system combined with a full body reaction chamber design, which greatly increases dwell time resulting in optimum nutrient removal.

Features:
  • The Twisted 6-24 is for aquariums up to 100 gallons
  • Requires a 800 to 1000 gph pump. We recommend the Mag-Drive 9.5.
  • 6" diameter chamber
  • For use in-sump or just outside the sump
  • 22-3/4" Tall (minimum 3/8" clearance needed for cup removal). Base: 12-1/4" X 7-1/4".
  • Bubble plate to minimize turbulence
  • Full body reaction chamber
  • Skimmer cup drain for easy attachment of Bashsea Waste Collector
  • Precision CNC key hole flanges
  • True o-ring seals
  • Key holed and o-ring sealed beckett chamber for easy maintenance
  • Designed and hand built in the U.S.A. using 100% American Made Acrylic Construction
Twisted Skimmer 6-30
Bashsea Twisted Protein Skimmer 6-30
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $429.99
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The Bashsea Twisted Protein Skimmer 6-30 was developed with two things in mind, power and efficiency. This beckett-style skimmer utilizes a patent pending injection and mixing system combined with a full body reaction chamber design, which greatly increases dwell time resulting in optimum nutrient removal.

Features:
  • The Twisted 6-30 is for aquariums up to 200 gallons
  • 6" diameter chamber
  • Requires a 900 to 1200 gph pump. We recommend the Mag-Drive 12
  • For use in-sump or just outside the sump
  • 28-1/2" Tall (minimum 3/8" clearance needed for cup removal).
  • Bubble plate to minimize turbulence
  • Full body reaction chamber
  • Skimmer cup drain for easy attachment of Bashsea Waste Collector
  • Precision CNC key hole flanges
  • True o-ring seals
  • Key holed and o-ring sealed beckett chamber for easy maintenance
  • Designed and hand built in the U.S.A. using 100% American Made Acrylic Construction
Coralife Cone Skimmer 150 Protein Skimmer
Coralife 150G Cone Protein Skimmer
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $246.95
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The Coralife 150G Cone Protein Skimmer is a high-performance foam fractionator designed with a patented needle-wheel impeller and aspirating venturi. The advanced cone-shaped design allows for an unrestricted flow of foam to the collection cup. This flow pattern naturally reduces the amount of water between air bubbles as the foam rises to efficiently produce a drier more productive skimmate in the collection cup.

Features:
  • Cone Skimmer 150 Instructions
  • For saltwater aquariums up to 150 gallons
  • 12-1/4" L x 8" W x 22-1/2" H (you'll space above the skimmer to remove the cup)
  • Wide Bubble Diffusion Plate: Uniformly disperses bubbles on the bottom of the reaction chamber
  • Bubble Production Diffuser: Prevents the flow of micro-bubbles from skimmer into the aquarium
  • Patented Needle Wheel Impeller: Efficiently generates maximum micro-bubble production
  • Advanced Cone-Shaped Design: Concentrates the foam
  • Water Level Adjustment Dial
  • Easy Twist Ring for quick and effortless cleaning
Coralife Cone Skimmer 300 Protein Skimmer
Coralife 300G Cone Protein Skimmer
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $286.95
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The Coralife 300G Cone Protein Skimmer is a high-performance foam fractionator designed with a patented needle-wheel impeller and aspirating venturi. The advanced cone-shaped design allows for an unrestricted flow of foam to the collection cup. This flow pattern naturally reduces the amount of water between air bubbles as the foam rises to efficiently produce a drier more productive skimmate in the collection cup.

Features:
  • Cone Skimmer 300 Instructions
  • For saltwater aquariums up to 300 gallons
  • 14-1/2" L x 9-3/4" W x 26" H (you'll space above the skimmer to remove the cup)
  • Wide Bubble Diffusion Plate: Uniformly disperses bubbles on the bottom of the reaction chamber
  • Bubble Production Diffuser: Prevents the flow of micro-bubbles from skimmer into the aquarium
  • Patented Needle Wheel Impeller: Efficiently generates maximum micro-bubble production
  • Advanced Cone-Shaped Design: Concentrates the foam
  • Water Level Adjustment Dial
  • Easy Twist Ring for quick and effortless cleaning