SV257 Oval DC Internal Protein Skimmer - Skimz

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SV257 Oval DC Internal Protein Skimmer - Skimz

SKU: 211023

reg. $749.99

Special Price: $599.99

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Save even more space with the Skimz Oval Series of skimmers.

BRS Recommended for tanks up to:

  • Heavy Bioload (Most Common) - 250 gallons
  • Medium Bioload - 325 gallons
  • Light Bioload - 500 gallons

The SV257 has an oval-shaped body that allows you to maintain the same amount of volume as a traditional skimmer while being more efficient with sump space! Every SV Oval skimmer includes a newly designed QuietPro DC pump for ultimate control and tuning.

Footprint - 9.0" x 14.5"

Height - 21.75" H


Skimz SV257 Oval Protein Skimmer

Skimz SV series of skimmers include an open volute design that helps save space along with their oval conical shape. One of the biggest complaints on traditional skimmers is their inefficient footprints and how they take up too much room in the sump. Skimz ingeniously came up with an oval body that increases footprint efficiency while keeping the same volume of the reaction chamber. The SV257 is a great skimmer for large reef tanks that have a heavy bioload with minimal sump space available.

  • Space Saving Oval Body
  • Fine Output Tuning
  • Double Cone
  • Integrated Volute/Bubble Plate
  • Reduced Footprint by 25%
  • Controllable DC QuietPro Needlewheel Pump 


Updated QPS9.0 DC Controllable Pump

All Skimz SV257 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 - 9.0" L x 14.5" W x 21.75" H
  • 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 SV257 Skimmer Body

1x SV257 Skimmer Cup with lid

1x QPS9.0 DC Pump

1x QPS9.0 DC Pump Controller

1x QPS9.0 Venturi

1x SV257 AIr Silencer with Tubing



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