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Skimz Oval SV223 DC Internal Protein Skimmer

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Skimz Oval SV223 DC Internal Protein Skimmer

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SKU: 208168

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Quick Overview

The Skimz Oval SV223 Internal Protein Skimmer gives you high performance skimming in a sleek, small design. Space saving oval design reduces footprint by over 25%.

  • Rated for tanks up 528 gallons (2000 Liters)

  • Air intake: 238 - 476 GPH (900 - 1800 LPH)

  • Low power consumption and high performance

  • Skimmer draws water directly from sump

  • Features a Skimz VSC5000 DC Controller Pump

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Full Details

Skimz Oval SV253 Manufacturer's Manual



  • Integrated cylindrical and cone shape chambers help reduce 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
  • Internal application - no feed pump required


Skimmer Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 8.66” x 12.40” x 22.83" (220mm x 315mm x 580mm)
  • Cup Diameter: 201 mm


Skimz VSC5000 DC Controller Pump:

  • Air Draw: 238 - 476 GPH (900 - 1800 LPH)
  • Power Consumption: 13 -35 Watts
  • Six RPM presets and feed mode


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



4 Items

  • So far so good By Micah on 3/15/2015

    After initially plugging it in, I can tell by the froth it will preform well with a low footprint!
  • This thing ROCKS! By Tom on 3/12/2015

    Just got this skimmer yesterday to replace a loud Bubble Magus Curve9 for a 150G tank. It's mainly SPS, and I feed very heavy. I hooked this up, and the first thing I thought was... is it even running? It's insanely quiet even when you put your ears up to it.. Second, it's been running for about 24 hours now, and already have a nice thick nasty 4-5" chunk of foam about to hop over into the cup. It's rocking and rolling and it just got turned on! This thing is awesome.. very highly recommend this skimmer to anyone.
  • So far good performance By Francisco on 9/3/2014

    Got this Skimmer for my 220 Mixed reef with very high bioload. I was experiencing a bid too much algae growth on the glass and was not happy with the skimmer I had. Within a day of setting up this skimmer my glass had very little algae and I now clean the glass about every 5 days. probably will get even better with time. I was specially very happy with the shape of the skimmer because it allowed me to fit larger capacity skimmer in a very limited space. I will give it 4.5 because it had no instructions, although not complicated to figure out.
  • Great Product By Don on 8/18/2014

    Contacted BRS when this line was introduced and am I glad I did. Great skimmer that has been producing high quality skimmate since day one on my 150G reef. It is in a 12 x 30 x 15 sump and the oval design allows it to fit nicely with room to spare in the skimmer chamber of the sump (about 16x12). I have had several commercial skimmers over time all the way back to the SeaClown (which actually worked OK on a 75 for me) up to this. Had the RedSea C-Skim 1800 which had pump problems and adjustment problems (giving me blood pressure problems) the entire 3 years I owned it. This skimmer has been none of that. Truly set-it and forget-it other than giving the cup and neck a thorough cleaning when it needs it.

    If possible I would give this product a 4.5 with a 5 almost never in my online evaluation review. Can't thank Skimz and BRS enough for this product.

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