60 Sump & Skimmer Filtration System

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Somatic by Vertex

Somatic has created the ideal modular sump and skimmer system for tanks up to 80 gallons. Start with just the sump and skimmer system and add Somatic modular components as you desire.

Footprint - 16.5" x 16.5"

Height with skimmer - 23"


The Somatic 60 Filtration System is the perfect sump for cube tanks or other nano-systems that require a well thought out modular sump system. With modular add-on components like the Return Pump Basket or the Filter Sock Holder you can customize the sump with the accessories that you need and are purpose built components that will fit perfectly within the 60 Filtration System. By just adding your favorite return pump and heater you will have a ready-to-run sump system.


Somatic 60 Filtration System Modular Accessories


Water first enters in the filter sock compartment that also has brackets that will hold a 8" x 1" MarinePure Ceramic Media Block (not included) on the bottom of the sump box increasing the biological filtration capability. Water will then overflow into the main compartment of the sump where the skimmer can be placed with the return pump and any other pumps or filters that you desire.


One of the hardest things when choosing a sump is selecting the right skimmer that fits with the sump. The included 60S Space Saving Skimmer fits perfectly in the Somatic 60 Sump and is powered by a reliable and quiet Sicce pump that perfectly mixes the air and water together to help fractionate any organics or proteins out of your tanks water.


Suggested Tank Size:

Well Stocked - 50 gallons

Medium Stocked - 65 gallons

Lightly Stocked - 80 gallons



Sump w/ Skimmer Dimensions - 16.5" L x 16.5" W x 23" H

Sump Box Dimensions - 16.5 L x 16.5 W x 12.5" H

60S Protein Skimmer Dimensions - 9" L x 9" W x 22.5" H

Main Drain Compartment Dimensions - 3.75" x 10"

Skimmer Compartment Dimensions - 16" x 11.75"


What's Included?

1x Somatic 60 Sump Box

1x Somatic 60s Space Saving Skimmer

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Product Questions

How much water does it hold.
Question by: Yuban Gonzalez on Jan 2, 2017, 2:44 AM
Great question! This sump is capable of holding about 14 gallons when completely full. :-)
Answer by: Randy on Jan 10, 2017, 2:18 PM
What is it and whats it used for
Question by: Bret neal on Dec 18, 2016, 3:46 AM
Great question! This is a modular sump that is used to house your aquarium filtration equipment and provide more water volume to your tank. :-)
Answer by: Admin on Dec 22, 2016, 6:22 PM
What is the thickness of the acrylic being used here?
Question by: Jeremiah on Nov 21, 2016, 4:55 PM
Great question! The Somatic sump uses 1/4" acrylic. :-)
Answer by: Randy on Nov 22, 2016, 3:15 PM