Skimz Leopard SL183 DC Internal Protein Skimmer

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Skimz Leopard SL183 DC Internal Protein Skimmer

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Quick Overview

The Skimz Leopard SL183 DC Internal Protein Skimmer has an inverted cone volute to help reduce turbulence which is leading in its class. Adjustable DC VSC3000 pump is housed outside the skimmer body.

  • Rated for tanks up 317 gallons (1200 Liters)

  • BRS Recommended for tanks up to:

    • Heavy Bioload (Most Common) - 120 gallons

    • Medium Bioload - 150 gallons

    • Light Bioload - 200 gallons

  • Air intake: 159-317 GPH (600-1200 LPH)

  • Operating Depth: 7" to 9.5"

  • Low power consumption and high performance

  • Skimmer draws water directly from sump

  • Skimz VSC3000-DC Pump with 6 speeds and feed mode shut off

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Skimz Leopard SL183 Manufacturer's Manual



  • Integrated cylindrical and cone shape with inverted cone volute
  • Inverted cone helps incoming water and bubbles to the sides of the skimmer allowing water to descend down the inverted cone and out the skimmer
  • Internal application - no feed pump required


Skimmer Specifications:

  • Base Diameter: 7.09" (180mm)
  • Foot Print: 8.27” x 12.8” (210mm x 325mm)
  • Total Height: 21.97” (558mm)
  • Cup Diameter: 180 mm


VSC3000-DC Pump Features:

  • Six RPM presets
  • Feed mode with shut off timer
  • Air Draw: 159-317 GPH (600-1200 LPH)
  • Power Consumption: 9-19 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