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Vertex Omega 150 Protein Skimmer

SKU: 207356


  • Excellent Skimmer By Ben on 10/29/2014

    I have had two decent economy skimmers on my setups in my 5 years of reefing. The Omega 150 is my first high end skimmer, and there is absolutely NO comparison. I bought it on BRS's recommendation, for my well stocked 120gal reef. It turned out to be an EXCELLENT choice.
    The only things I wasn't sure about at first, was the 48 hour to 1 week break in period in the instructions. After the 48 hours, it was performing the same as my old skimmer. After a week, it far out performed anything I have seen.
    I love the super solid, heavy duty construction, well thought out design, and the large collection cup.
  • Best Skimmer I have ever owned By Serge on 10/11/2014

    The construction is solid and it doesn't make a lot of noise. I was amazed of what it can pull out of the water. It took a few days to break in, but it is working well. It has been running in my tank for a few weeks now and I have noticed a drastic reduction in Nitrate.
  • Outstanding By Dinoflagellates on 5/22/2014

    This has been one of the best Decision I have make while setting up a tank. This skimmer (Omega 150) was working within 48 hrs and helped with my water clarity at the same time...!!

    Fully recommended,

    Daniel
  • great skimmer By John on 5/16/2014

    great build, great quality and dead silent my only issue is the break in period so far im up to day 4 and bubbles overpower the skimmer cup like crazy, all my other skimmers were almost instant break in
  • Best bang for the buck By the guy on 5/12/2014

    I've been running this skimmer for several months and have had no issues at all. My tank is medium stocked and the skimate it pulls out is almost black, works great. I also like that it can be totally taken apart for cleaning and servicing. I've had other skimmers but this is by far the best one I've used. I would recommend to anyone looking for a quality skimmer.
  • Great Skimmer By Rod on 5/8/2014

    After months of research for my 125 gal, This is the BOMB! Well made is an understatement, Very Quiet, Skims Great
  • Great skimmer AWFUL pump... By Ryan on 4/29/2014

    I've had this skimmer about a year and a half now and have had nothing but problems with the pump. I'm on my 4th impeller now and wouldn't be shocked if a 5th wasn't soon to come... BRS and Proline have been great with helping out with the warranty, but i'll never purchase a vertex skimmer again for a $400 dollar skimmer I shouldn't be having this many problems... From the number of forum post seem a lot of people are having the same issues. I expected more from a vertex product.
  • Best investment I made By James on 4/23/2014

    I'm loving this product. I wish I brought it sooner. I highly recommend this protein skimmer to anyone who want a great protein skimmer.
  • Almost Silent and well built By Ryan on 3/20/2014

    Solid build and quick break in, I have had it for almost a year now and its amazing. easy to clean and remove almost all parts. the metal on the skimmer is titanium. thats win! pulls out blackness.... can't beat this !
  • Best skimmer I've ever used. By Ryan on 3/20/2014

    Hands down the best build quality I've seen on a skimmer for this size. super easy to use. I don't have do mess with the settings all the time. i never have a problem with micro bubbles. I did have a problem of the pinwheel coming unglued but BRS was quick to have parts sent to me. I would definitely buy this skimmer again

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