This protein skimmer can be used in conjunction with a sump or stand alone (overflow box and return pump required). This new design gives marine aquarists sump space for heaters, return, etc.
As well as maintains a constant water level. The DX6 utilizes a Rio 1700RVT powerhead to efficiently skim tanks up to 120 gallons.
The black acrylic lid also included. Return pump and overflow box not included.Experts are learning that protein skimming is critical for marine aquaria, particularly sensitive reef aquaria. As a system matures, protein skimming can become the most important type of filtration. Some of the compounds that the CPR protein skimmer will remove include: soluble proteins, amino acids, organic dyes, fatty acids, carbohydrates, enzymes, detergents, some metal ions, iodine, phosphorus, algae cells, protozoa, bacteria and tiny particles of detritus. Of all the various filtration methods available to the marine aquarist, only protein skimming removes most organic from the system before they break down into toxic ammonia and nitrite compounds. All skimmers are produced with.
Acrylic which allows for the use of ozone without discoloration or damage, and they all have removable collection cups for easy cleaning. Use as sump or external free-standing model. RVT Venturi driven/includes Rio 1700 RVT Powerhead.
Recommended for aquariums up to 120 gallons. 20.5" X 6.5" Footprint.Please pay within five days of purchasing of the item. Since we are located in remote rural area Express Service (next day) is not available. You may return items within. And closed on national holidays. We will not be able to answer any questions during nonworking hours.
The item "CPR Aquatic DX6 Stand Alone Protein Skimmer NIB, for tanks 120 gallons" is in sale since Tuesday, June 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Pet Supplies\Fish & Aquariums\Filters". The seller is "amekaaquatic" and is located in Arcata, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.