Skimz Octa SC255i Internal Protein Skimmer

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Skimz Octa SC255i Internal Protein Skimmer

SKU: 209132
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Quick Overview

Skimz Octa SC255I skimmers come fitted with two Messner ASP4000 Needlewheel pumps, which features German engineering for ultimate efficiency in production and performance. The space saving design with the pump integrated within the body of the skimmer allows for flexibility of positioning within the sump, or for sumps with minimal space available.

Rated for tanks up 800 gallons (3000 Liters)

Operating Depth: 7 to 9.5 inches

BRS Recommended for tanks up to:

  • Heavy Bioload (Most Common) - 425 gallons

  • Medium Bioload - 600 gallons

  • Light Bioload - 800 gallons


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Full Details

Skimz Octa Manual.pdf



  • Dual Integrated Messner Pump saves space
  • 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
  • Internal application - no feed pump required


Skimmer Specifications

  • Operating Depth - 7" to 9.5"
  • Foot Print - 12.25" x 12.25" (310mm x 310mm)
  • Total Height - 24" (600mm)
  • Cup Diameter - 9.85" (250mm)
  • Pump - 2x Messner ASP4000
  • Air Intake - 900 L/H per pump (1800 L/H total air intake)
  • Power Consumption - 22w @ 120v AC per pump


Whats Included

1x SC255I Skimmer Body and Collection Cup
2x Messner ASP2500 Needlewheel Pumps
2x Air Silencers
1x Level Control Valve
1x Level Control Knob


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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