Reef Octopus

Classic 200INT 8” Internal Protein Skimmer - Reef Octopus

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  • Manufacturer rated for tanks up to 250 gallons
  • BRS recommended for tanks up to 160 gallons

In sump skimmer. Powered by an Aquatrance 3000. Built with high quality acrylic. Gate valve allows for more precise control of water level. ½” clearance required to remove collection cup for easy cleaning.


  • Item #: CLSC-200INT
  • Reef Octopus 8" Classic 200INT Skimmer
  • Dimensions: 15.6" x 10.25" x 23.75"
  • Manufacturer rates skimmer for tanks up to 250 gallons.
  • BRS Recommends this skimmer for tanks up to 160 gallons
  • Powered by an Aquatrance 3000
  • High performance venturi air injection system
  • Modified cone neck design designed for easy transition of micro bubbles into cup
  • Precision controlled gate valve
  • In sump only
  • 1 year warranty on skimmer and pump
  • Metric plumbing parts
More Information
Product Name Classic 200INT 8” Internal Protein Skimmer - Reef Octopus
SKU 204063
UPC 6950291202901
Maximum System Volume 201 - 300 Gallons
Recommended Tank Size 201 - 300 Gallons
Skimmer Body Types Internal, Standard
Variable Speed No
Gallons Per Hour 100 - 300 GPH
Wattage 35W
Power Cord Length 6 Feet
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Product Questions

Hi, do these skimmers come with a wedge pipe or gate valve for adjustment? I see a gate valve in the picture here but I have seen pictures and reviews elsewhere showing a wedge pipe...
Question by: Ken on Sep 2, 2013, 11:56 AM
Hi Ken,
They come with a gate valve. They used to come with a wedge pipe years ago but have been gate valves for quiet some time now.
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Sep 2, 2013, 11:56 AM
What is the water depth range required for this skimmer?
Question by: Jake on Jan 10, 2019, 5:52 PM
Thanks for contacting BRS!
We recommend a water depth of 7.5 - 8.5in for this skimmer. Have a great day!
Answer by: Noah on Jan 11, 2019, 5:15 PM
Do you sell the replacement impeller for the pump included with this skimmer?
Question by: Bruno Maegerle on Jan 7, 2017, 12:16 AM
Hey there! We do not carry the replacement parts for these skimmers. You will need to contact our distributor CoralVue, at the contact info below. :-)

CoralVue (Reef Octopus. Elos, Maxspect, AutoAqua, Coral Rx, Reeflo, Waveline) - (985) 781-9078
Answer by: Randy on Jan 12, 2017, 12:07 AM
Hello, what is the minimum sump size to properly house this skimmer?
Question by: Walter Maldonado on Nov 28, 2016, 11:46 AM
Great question! The foot print of this skimmer is 14.6" x 9.8?. So you will need a sump large enough to accommodate that footprint. :-)
Answer by: Randy on Nov 28, 2016, 1:27 PM
trying to decide between this skimmer and the 202s in a 90 gallon with a medium load. any thoughts
Question by: Tom Lowers on May 23, 2017, 1:35 PM
If you have the room for it, I would personally go for the 200INT. The space saving skimmers are always a bit of a compromise on performance in order to save space, and as long as that's not a limiting factor, you'll find it's easier to maintain the skimmer pump and you get more ideal performance from the classic skimmers with externally mounted pumps.

Hope this helps!
Answer by: Zack on May 30, 2017, 6:07 PM
What are the differences between this model and the classic 202-s model?
Question by: Mark osborne on Mar 12, 2016, 8:10 PM
Great question!
The difference will come down to foot print size. Both will be designed for 250-150 gallon systems. The 202-s has an internal pump while the 200int has an pump outside of the skimmer body. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor on Mar 14, 2016, 8:34 PM
energy consumption?
Question by: mark on Dec 11, 2013, 4:57 AM
Hi Mark,
The manufacturer's information says 41watts on the included pump.
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Dec 11, 2013, 4:57 AM