UP22 Sumpro Sump

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Sumps are a great addition to any fresh or saltwater tank. From adding additional water volume to area for heaters, reactors, probes, and any other life support equipment you may want to add. Many tanks are already drilled or can be drilled for a sump to be added.

Skimz Sumps are by far one of the best sumps for the money and packed with features all reefers will value.

  • Dimensions: 22” L x 12” W x 15” H
  • Skimmer Chamber: 11.5” x 11”
  • Return Chamber: 5” x 11.5”
  • Approximate Water Volume: 16 gallons
  • Skimmer Chamber Water Level: Adjustable from 7” – 9” with Level-O-Matic

We suggest choosing the largest sump that you can fit in the space allowed.


The features of the Skimz Sumpro series have been designed with the advanced reefer in mind, many of which you will normally only find on expensive, high end sumps. All Skimz sumps include integrated probe holders, filter socks, tube holders and an adjustable skimmer chamber. With a super clear front acrylic window allowing you see your equipment without any distortion and all other sides are white to keep things bright and super sharp looking.


DuoFlo Sock Chamber

With the importance of crystal clear water every Skimz sump comes with a DuoFlo tiered filter sock system. The system incorporates two filter socks of different lengths in a series allowing for fewer changes of both filter socks, and the ability to install a progressive micron system of filter socks.



Allows quick and steady adjustments of the water height in the skimmer chamber by controlling an adjustable baffle. There are no thumb screws to mess around with like many of the competitors and your hands will stay dry when adjusting the baffle allowing your choice of skimmer to perform at its prime level.


Probe Holders

Each Skimz Sumpro Sump comes with 4 integrated probe holders that will accompany any type of probe up to ½” diameter.


Dosing Tubes

Dosing tubes can always be a source of clutter and headache to keep looking clean and not a tangled mess. Every Skimz Sumpro sump comes with 4 dosing tubes letting you dose anything you want from trace element solutions, calcium reactor effluent, nitrate reactors, or anything else that uses standard 3/16” tubing.


What’s In the Box:
1x Sumpro UP22
1x Sock Cover
1x Level-O-Matic Control Knob and Nut
1x Spillway Gate
1x Spillway Sponge
1x Chiller Hose Cover
1x Heater Cover plate
1x El-M300 Filter Sock
1x EL-S300 Filter Sock
4x Silicone Dosing Tube
4x Dosing Tube Hose Barbs and Nuts
1x Switchable PVC Pipe Cover
4x Switchable Cover Thumbscrews
4x Probe Holder Thumbscrews

Skimz Sump Comparison Chart

Model Approx water volume Skimmer Chamber Skimmer Chamber Water Height Refugium Chamber Return Chamber Built in Top-off reservoir Overall Dimensions
UP18 19 Gal 12" x 13" Adjustable 7" - 9" N/A 5" x 17" N/A 18" L x 18" W x 15" H
UP22 16 Gal 11.5" x 11" Adjustable 7" - 9" N/A 5" x 11.5" N/A 22" L x 12" W x 15" H
UP30 27 Gal 14" x 14" Adjustable 7" - 9" N/A 8" x 14" 2.0 Gal 30" L x 15" W x 15" H
UP34 30 Gal 13" x 14" Adjustable 7" - 9" 5" x 14" 8" x 14" 2.4 Gal 34" L x 15" W x 15" H
UP36 32 Gal 13" x 14" Adjustable 7" - 9" 6" x 14" 8" x 14" 2.7 Gal 36" L x 15" W x 15" H
UP39 35 Gal 14" x 14" Adjustable 7" - 9" 8" x 14" 8" x 14" 3.0 Gal 39" L x 15" W x 15" H
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Product Questions

Can you use standard filter socks or do you have to use proprietary socks?
Question by: Chuck on Dec 23, 2017, 8:47 PM
Thanks for reaching out to BRS!

Standard filter socks should work just fine with this sump.

Have a great day.
Answer by: Josh Cuta on Dec 26, 2017, 4:08 PM
What Skimz skimmer do you recommend to purchase with this UP22 sump I am purchasing together? I would like to keep the sump and skimmer to the same manufacturer. I am setting up a 90 gal. tank and am limited to to 12 inches wide so this sump is perfect for my existing tank.

Question by: Julian Rodriguez on Jan 5, 2017, 7:21 PM
Hey there, thanks for reaching out to us! For your tank and with proper fit for that sump, I would recommend the SN123 DC Skimmer! :-)

Answer by: Randy on Jan 11, 2017, 11:42 AM
Strength can be an issue will some of these fancier sumps. What wall thickness is this and is it consistent through the some on all sides and baffles? Sometimes getting equipment in and out can be a challenge and the thinner the wall, the smaller the bonded joint & the more likely a blowout could occur in an accidental situation such a skimmer body getting wedged between the sump and stand during maintenance or repairs.
Question by: Gary W. on Jun 26, 2016, 10:10 PM
Great question!
The wall thickness is thinner than Trigger or other manufacturers. This will have 1/4" walls and 1/8" baffles. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor on Jul 1, 2016, 9:46 AM
Will a waveline 12000 and vertex omega 150 fit in this sump
Question by: Eric Miyasaka on May 31, 2016, 11:21 PM
Great question!
The pump will fit however the skimmer with a foot print of 12 x9 will not fit. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor on Jun 2, 2016, 12:39 PM