Alpha 250 Protein Skimmer (OPEN BOX) - Vertex


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    Why does BRS recommend this?

    When it comes to the best skimmers that we have to offer our minds go straight to the Alpha line of skimmers.  For a serious workhorse of a skimmer, while being a beautiful piece of art at the same time, the Vertex Alpha skimmers are the way to go.  There are going to be cheaper skimmers on the market, however, none of them will compare to the build quality of the Alpha skimmers.


    The Vertex Alpha 250 Protein Skimmer combines technology, performance, and convenience to create a high-quality needlewheel design at a great value.

    • Designed and assembled in Germany
    • Tank Size: up to 450 Gallons
    • High performing, super quiet Askol-based pinwheel pump
    • Full body cone chamber enables stable foam formation



    • Tank Size: 200 - 450 Gallons (750 - 1700 L)
    • Footprint: 13" x 18.5"
    • Height: 24.5"
    • Air Draw: Adjustable 1800 to 2100 LPH
    • V-250 Skimmer Pump: approx. 38W



    • 100% cast-acrylic, PET-G and PVC construction
    • Full body cone chamber markedly enables stable foam formation
    • Super quiet, high-performance skimmer Askol-based pump - most powerful and efficient motor blocks in the industry
    • Oversized, CNC-milled bubble plate eliminates turbulence
    • Bayonet-style neck provides a secure, leak-free coupling between the cup and body
    • Easily accessible Ozone port
    • Built in skimmate drain
    • Easy maintenance - all parts can be disassembled
    • Grade II titanium screws - corrosion resistant
    • Silicone O-rings
    More Information
    Product Name Alpha 250 Protein Skimmer (OPEN BOX) - Vertex
    SKU 207009OBD
    Vendor Vertex
    Best Value No
    Best Performer No
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