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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.
Well Stocked Tank - Rated up to 150 gallons
Medium Stocked Tank - Rated up to 275 gallons
Light Stocked Tank - Rated up to 400 gallons
- VarioS-4 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
- Body Diameter: 8"
- Neck Size: 5"
- Foot Print: 11.6” x 9.7”
- Total Height: 23.6”
- Output Size: 50mm - 1.5”
- Recommended sump water depth: 7"-8.5"
VarioS-4 S Pinwheel Pump Features:
- Air Draw: 800-1500 LPH / 28-52 SCFH*
- Power Consumption: 25-40W
- Voltage: DC 24V
*Aquarium set up will determine air and water results.
- Regal 200SSS INT Protein Skimmer
- VarioS-4 S Pinwheel Pump
- VarioS Control Unit
- Skimmer Cup Float Switch
- Output Gate Valve
- Metric to Standard Adapter
- Neck Cleaner: CL-200
- Neck Extension: NK-200
Very good skimmer By Dennis on 1/29/2017Dennis would recommend this product to a friendI bought this skimmer several months ago and I waited to see how it works before giving a review. I have really enjoyed this skimmer as it has performed as well or better than any others I have owned. I would definitely recommend this to others that are looking for a reliable and very quiet skimmer.
Don't waste your money on this skimmer By Steve on 11/9/2016Steve wouldn't recommend this product to a friendDespite its high price, the skimmer came with minimal information about its assembly and essentially no information on its use. Notable, nothing is provided on its actual operation. Nothing is included on the overfill sensor. In operation, it performs well below any skimmer I have ever owned. Maybe if there were actual instructions on its use it might have some actual worth, but despite several weeks of trying to adjust the settings and flow valve it has skimmed very little protein out of the water. Bottom line, it is a very expensive waste of money.
Awesome Skimmer By Helldiver on 9/4/2016Helldiver would recommend this product to a friendThis is the best skimmer I have ever owned better than Vertex took one week to break in
Very easy to tune pulls like crazy dead silent Apex controllable,Float switch shuts off pump when collection cup is full
Have mine set in 5.75 inches of water Econo setting pulls great