Reef Octopus

SRO-5000SSS 10” Space Saver Protein Skimmer

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The Super Reef Octopus SRO-5000SSS 10" Space Saver Protein Skimmer has all the performance you've come to expect from the expert series of Super Reef Octopus with the pump built into the bottom of the skimmer to save on sump space.

  • Rated for tanks up to 500 gallons
  • BRS recommended for tanks up to 450 gallons
  • Modified conical body for enhanced foam production
  • Bubble Blaster 5000 pinwheel pump
  • Quiet and efficient


Filtration Handling

Well Stocked Tank - Rated up to 400 gallons

Medium Stocked Tank - Rated up to 450 gallons

Light Stocked Tank - Rated up to 500 gallons



  • Small Footprint
  • Bubble Diffusing Chamber and Hybrid Cone Body - stabilizes foam production for less turbulence in the neck area. Organic solids have more contact time to rise and collect
  • Oversized Collection Cup - flow directional guide, drain and unit venting
  • 1/2" Clearance to remove collection cup
  • Air Silencer - quiet operation and airline mount
  • Control - precision control output valve


Skimmer Specifications:

  • Body Diameter: 10"
  • Neck Size: 6"
  • Foot Print: 13” x 11”
  • Total Height: 25”
  • Output Size: 1.5”
  • Output Height: 6.2"
  • Note: Recommended Sump Water Depth: 6.5 -7"


Bubble Blaster 5000 Pinwheel Pump Features:

  • Water Circulation: 480 GPH / 1,800 LPH
  • Air Draw: 2,100 LPH / 74 SCFH
  • Power Consumption: 45 Watts

*Aquarium set up will determine air and water results.


Manufacturer's Warranty

  • 2 year limited coverage on pump
  • 1 year on skimmer body
More Information
UPC 6950291201460
Skimmer Type In-Sump / Internal
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Product Questions

Would this skimmer fit in a 55 gallon aquarium as sump?
Question by: Cameron Joreski on Aug 6, 2019, 1:47 AM
Hey there!

That tank has a width of 13" and the skimmer is also 13" wide. If your tank has a lip or trim on it I do not think it will fit in there.

Take care!
Answer by: Thomas Billington on Aug 6, 2019, 1:22 PM
What is the diameter of the collection cup?
Question by: Phillip Estell on Sep 22, 2018, 12:29 AM
Thanks for reaching out to us! This skimmer cup has a diameter of 10", along with the main body. However with the output, and pump the footprint on the lower portion is 13" x 11".
Answer by: Nick Gansen on Sep 24, 2018, 2:54 PM
Looking for a replacement O-ring for the neck. Could you please tell me where i could locate one, size, and material?
Question by: Corey on Jan 28, 2016, 12:25 PM
Great question!
All replacement parts for reef octopus can currently be purchased directly through CoralVue. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor on Feb 4, 2016, 5:57 PM