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Vertex Omega 150 Protein Skimmer

SKU: 207356
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  • Good skimmer but finicky at first By Keith on 2/2/2015

    This is a good skimmer and it pulls out some nasty smelly skimmate once it's fully broken in. During the break-in period this skimmer is all over the place and hard to dial in. Also, be careful of the porcelain shaft on the impeller... Im already on my second one. That being said, once you get past the initial frustration of dialing in this skimmer, it's works great and is one of the most efficient skimmers I've used in the past 14 years of being in this hobby.
  • Best purchase yet By Chris on 1/19/2015

    Pros
    -the build quality is unmatched
    -easy to disassemble/ reassemble for cleaning
    -black skim
    -collection cup screws on/off, does not pop off like other skimmers
    -very quiet
    Cons
    -Being new to skimmers, the instructions/manual were not the easiest for me to follow...+1 for the internet
    -I have to warn the wife before I clean the collection cup because of the smell
    -9x12 footprint may be too large for some sumps
    in all this skimmer is amazing and when I finally do upgrade from my current 65g tank, I will definitely get another vertex skimmer, especially one with the internal pump.
  • vertex omega 180i By kurt on 1/17/2015

    Best skimmer I"ve ever owned.Set it and leave it alone, keeps pulling out skimmate all day long.
  • Great Skimmer By WeeKe on 1/9/2015

    I love this skimmer it is better than any other skimmer i have purchased to date. This will produce more skimmate in a 2 day period than any "starter" skimmer will produce in a week.
  • I'm New to reffing and have had to learn the hard way. By Anthony on 1/8/2015

    I Can say that this is worth every penny . The Omega 150 is a beast. I Had it skimming right out of the box no bull. Also have brs duel reactors and love the products I've put on my system running a Berlin.
  • Great Construction By Joe on 1/5/2015

    Well constructed. No leaks, small footprint for the power. Ran it on full flow for about 36 hours with the cup off. No further break period was needed--started getting great skimmate right away!
  • excellent By rome on 12/23/2014

    By far the best skimmer on the maket.imaket.i have the omega 180 the best.
  • Very good product. Solid construction. By ksatterf on 12/16/2014

    So far everything is good. Getting good skimate, easy to adust, rugged construction with 1 exeption. The tube connector where you would add ozone is not good. Luckily I don't use ozone and not planning to and was able to easily cap the air tube. Would not be happy otherwise since both ends of connecter snapped off when trying to attach tubing.

    Would recommend!
  • wow!! By bt on 12/16/2014

    Replaced vertex in-100 and tunze hydrofoamer...didn't think the omega was any better. I was wrong. Virtually no break in...skimmed within 12 hrs. Quality is amazing...titanium screws!...best part...black Friday sale...$250 shipped for the 150.
  • Excellent skimmer By J-Rod on 12/15/2014

    Great skimmer. Heavy duty, quality workmanship and super quiet. Only have had it for 1 1/2 weeks. Broke in very quickly.

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