Bubble Magus

Z-8 Space Saving Protein Skimmer

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The Bubble Magus “Z” Series is a truly unique and original skimmer line designed to provide efficient skimming in tight spaces. Their minimal footprint makes them an excellent option for compact sumps as well as some all-in-one aquarium systems.  The Z-series skimmers utilize a very simple flow-through design with the internal water level being controlled by a belt-driven adjustment wheel on the exiting side, opposite the intake. The innovative collection cup has an integrated silencer, and conserves space by nesting alongside the skimmer body, with only minimal clearance needed above the skimmer. The Z-6 also utilizes a non-controllable DC circulation pump for reduced operating noise and energy consumption. If you’re tight on space but want to add a skimmer for additional waste reduction, the Z-8 may be the perfect fit.



  • Extremely compact footprint
  • Great skimmate production
  • Space-saver design
  • Designed for ease of maintenance


Z-8 Sizing Recommendations

  • Light Bioload: 130 gallons
  • Medium Bioload:  100 gallons
  • Heavy Bioload (most common): 75 gallons



  • Footprint: 5.12" x 7.88"
  • Height: 20.8"
  • Recommended Water Height: 8"
  • Pump Model: SPS 1800 24V DC pump
  • Power Consumption: 15 Watts @120VAC, 60Hz


What's Included?

1x Bubble Magus Z-8 Space Saving Protein Skimmer

More Information
Product Name Z-8 Space Saving Protein Skimmer - Bubble Magus
SKU 232028
UPC 022014080038
Maximum System Volume 101 - 150 Gallons
Recommended Tank Size 51 - 100 Gallons, 101 - 150 Gallons
Skimmer Body Types Internal, Space Saver
Variable Speed No
Wattage 15 Watts
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