Skimz Kone SK202 External Protein Skimmer

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Skimz Kone SK202 External Protein Skimmer

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Quick Overview

The Skimz KONE SK202 External Protein Skimmer gives you high performance skimming at a great value boasting cleaned, nearly bubble-free water to exit the base of the skimmer.

  • Rated for tanks 53 - 317 gallons (200-1200 Liters)

  • BRS Recommended for tanks up to:

    • Heavy Bioload (Most Common) - 120 gallons

    • Medium Bioload - 150 gallons

    • Light Bioload - 200 gallons

  • Air intake: 206 GPH (780 LPH), making it capable of handling a higher water throughput.

  • Operating Depth: 7" to 9.5"

  • Low power consumption and high performance

  • Features a Skimz ES2800 Needlewheel Pump

  • Skimmer requires an additional feed pump of 396 GPH


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How accurate is the rating for these Skimz skimmers? I would like to put this on a 180 with 55 gal sump that's medium to heavily stocked. Also, does the ES2800 pump require to stay dry or can the unit be placed inside the sump?

Thanks for you help.
Question by: Phillip on Feb 25, 2015 5:34:00 PM
Great Question Phillip! This would be a good fit for a tank of that size. This unit can be placed inside the sump or externally, keep in mind it will need a separate feed pump of around 400 gph whether placed internal or external.
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Feb 25, 2015 5:34:00 PM

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Skimz Manufacturer's Manual



  • Cone shape body helps push bubbles up, reduces bubble bursting and surface agitation
  • Bubble Plate Design - reduces turbulence
  • Maximum air flow capacity in compact design
  • Micro-adjustable valve for precise water level control
  • Twist-lock neck for easy collection cup removal
  • Quality construction - CNC machined parts and Georg Fischer fittings
  • Requires feed pump of 396 GPH (1500 LPH)
  • 1/2" barbed feed input
  • 40mm metric PVC output


Skimmer Specifications:

  • Base Diameter: 7.87" (200mm)
  • Foot Print: 10.31” x 11.42” (262mm x 290mm)
  • Total Height: 24.8” (630mm)
  • Cup Diameter: 181mm


ES2800 Needlewheel Pump Features:

  • Skimz worked with an Italian pump manufacturer, using advanced material for the needlewheel impeller, seamless-coated rare earth magnet for durability and high performance.
  • Air Draw: 206 GPH (780 LPH)
  • Power Consumption: 13 Watts


Skimz Warranty

  • Warranty for Original Purchaser against defective material and workmanship that occurs during normal use.
  • 2 Year Warranty on skimmer body
  • 1 Year Warranty on pump



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