SM257 Monzter DC Internal Protein Skimmer - Skimz

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SM257 Monzter DC Internal Protein Skimmer - Skimz

SKU: 211021

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BRS Recommended for tanks up to:

  • Heavy Bioload (Most Common) - 225 gallons

  • Medium Bioload - 300gallons

  • Light Bioload - 400 gallons

The Skimz SM257 DC Internal Protein Skimmer gives you high performance skimming at a great value. Adjustable QuietPro QPS9.0 pump is housed within the skimmer body resulting in a compact design that fits in most sumps.

Footprint - 11.25" x 11.0"

Height - 23" H


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Skimz SM257 Monzter Protein Skimmer

The SM series of protein skimmers are ideal for tanks that do not have a lot of space in the sump available. The SM257 has a tiny footprint with a space saving pump design that keeps everything very compact. The new output valve design allows for more control over the water level inside of the protein skimmer compared to previous models. The Skimz SM257 the perfect protein skimmer aquariums from 100 up to 300 gallons


Updated QPS9.0 DC Controllable Pump

All Skimz SM257 skimmers now come with the updated QPS9.0 controllable DC powered pump. QuietPro skimmer pumps include a LED display controller that allows you to fully control the flow through the pump into the skimmer body. There are multiple different speed settings and a feed mode that will turn the skimmer off for 10 minutes when it is activated. Having the ability to control the flow through your skimmer allows you to tune the protein skimmer for your tanks requirements correctly. The new QuietPro pumps also feature a soft-start program that slowly ramps up to the desired speed over the course of a few seconds.  


Skimmer Specifications:

  • Dimension - 12.6" L x 13.5" W x 24.5" H
  • Body Diameter - 9.84"
  • Suggested Operating Depth - 7" - 9.5"


Pump Specifications:

  • Pump - Skimz Quiet Pro QPS9.0
  • Air Intake - 1800 - 2220 L/h
  • Total Watts - 33 - 41W
  • Voltage - 24VDC
  • Operating Depth - 7" to 9.5"
  • Power Cord Length - 74" (pump to controller) 59" Controller to power supply 


What's Included?

1x SM257 Skimmer Body

1x SM257 Skimmer Cup with lid

1x QPS9.0 DC Pump

1x QPS9.0 DC Pump Controller

1x QPS9.0 Venturi

1x SM257 AIr Silencer with Tubing



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