Regal 150SSS 6" Space Saving Protein Skimmer (VarioS) - Reef Octopus

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Regal 150SSS 6" Space Saving Protein Skimmer (VarioS) - Reef Octopus

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SKU: 210959
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Quick Overview

BRS Recommended for tanks up to:


Heavy Bioload (Most Common) - 100 Gallons


Medium Bioload - 160 Gallons


Light Bioload - 210 gallons


Reef Octopus In Sump 6" Space Saving Protein Skimmer from Reef Octopus - with a controllable VarioS DC pumps to process more or less water, depending on your setup with a pump integrated into the body of the skimmer saving precious space in the sump.



  • Footprint - 9.0" x 7.5"

  • Height - 23.0"

  • Recommended Water Height: 7"-8.5"

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Regal Skimmer Setup Guide

 

VarioS Controller Quick Start Guide

 

Reef Octopus Regal Skimmers now incorporate the new VarioS S pinwheel series of pumps. The new pumps are DC powered allowing for several advantages over traditional AC style pumps. The VarioS pumps can be fully controlled by a 3rd-party controller, or through the included control unit. With 5 different preset speeds and multiple feed modes, you can fine-tune Regal skimmers for superior performance on your particular system.

 

Space saving protein skimmers have the pumps encased within the body of the skimmer creating a much smaller footprint requirement. These types of skimmers are normally a slight bit taller than their counterpart, the increased height maximizes the amount of contact/dwell time and reaction chamber size allowing for greater filtration capabilities.

 

Filtration Handling

Well Stocked Tank - Rated up to 100 gallons

Medium Stocked Tank - Rated up to 160 gallons

Light Stocked Tank - Rated up to 210 gallons

 

Features:

  • VarioS-2 S DC controllable pump
  • Apex Ready
  • Safety overflow float switch for cup
  • High quality cast acrylic
  • Easily disassembled for cleaning
  • Hybrid Cone Shape
  • High volume air intake
  • Body Drain
  • Quiet operation
  • Solid construction
  • Easily removed collection cup
  • Detachable controller with waterproof union
  • 3rd-Party controller input (0-10V)
  • 2 year warranty on pump body
  • 1 year warranty on pump rotor (pinwheel impeller)
  • 1 year warranty on skimmer body

 

Skimmer Specifications:

  • Body Diameter: 6"
  • Neck Size: 3"
  • Foot Print: 9.0” x 7.5”
  • Total Height: 23.0”
  • Output Size: 40mm - 1.25”
  • Recommended sump water depth: 7"-8.5"

 

VarioS-2 S Pinwheel Pump Features:

  • Air Draw: 900 LPH / 31.5 SCFH*
  • Power Consumption: 15-25W
  • Voltage: DC 24V

*Aquarium set up will determine air and water results.

 

What's Included?

  • Regal 150SSS INT Protein Skimmer
  • VarioS-2 S Pinwheel Pump
  • VarioS Control Unit
  • Skimmer Cup Float Switch
  • Output Gate Valve
  • Metric to Standard Adapter

 

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  • Awesome skimmer By Bing on 7/13/2017

    I've had this running for 2 months now on a 100g system SPS system with about 10 fishes. Excellent quality components. The Varios pump is nice and very quiet. I have the pump controller set to 3 with the air silencer wide open. The sump water level is at 8 inches. I get consistent foam and nice dark skimmate. I would rate this for up to 120g heavily stocked tank. I had an Aquamaxx on the tank that I thought was really good but this Regal skimmer is on another level.
  • About time! By Elisabeth on 7/13/2017

    So glad to see that BRS is finally carrying the smaller Regal 150SSS. I unfortunately had to buy it elsewhere because it wasn't offered at the time. This is a solid skimmer. Pulls a ton of thick skimmate. The pump is super quiet and runs cool. LOVE the float switch feature to prevent cup overflow. The build quality is excellent. I think this will finally be the last skimmer I ever buy for my 90 gallon heavy bio-load mixed reef. I have been thru many trying to avoid paying so much, but you get what you pay for and I have not regretted this purchase once. I recommend Reef Octopus products highly. Got their VarioS-6 running as my return too. I've been reefing since 1989 so have been thru more than my fair share of bad equipment...this is not one of those products. Love it!!!!