for the HOB skimmer fans

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by ziyaadb, 1 Dec 2009.

  1. ziyaadb

    ziyaadb

    Joined:
    18 Jul 2007
    Posts:
    5,566
    Likes Received:
    48
    Location:
    JHB-Lenzz
    Taken from GLASSBOX DESIGN - Modern Reef Aquarium Blog
    Check here.


    [​IMG]
    Coral Vue / Octopus is working on two new hang on (HOB) skimmers that utilize their askoll like bubble blaster pump. The larger LX-2000 model shown above features the bubble blaster pump mounted externally. This design does add back pressure to the pump, reducing air intake–but over the past few years HOB skimmers have not necessarily been in need of more air. If this skimmer comes anywhere close to the 85 scfh that the bubble blaster pulls on in-sump models… it may even be too much.
    [​IMG]
    The smaller LX-1000 Skimmer places the bubble blaster internally. This is most likely a detuned pump for reduced air intake, but we wouldn’t mind seeing a smaller pump model made. Note the significantly smaller neck and CPR style collection cup.
    In both cases we’re curious to see what has been done to the pump and what type of electrical consumption and power factor their seeing.
     
  2. AdS Guest




    to hide all adverts.
  3. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

    Joined:
    29 May 2007
    Posts:
    17,868
    Likes Received:
    69
    Location:
    Cape Town
Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - skimmer fans Forum Date
[wtd] Large skimmer 2000l and over Wanted Wednesday at 05:04
[wtd] reefoctopus xps 5000 skimmer Wanted Tuesday at 09:03
What to choose (skimmer) Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration 19 Nov 2016
[wtd] bubble magus sp4000 pump or skimmer Wanted 15 Nov 2016
Show us your skimmer... Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration 15 Nov 2016
[wtd] Bubble Magus Curve 9 Skimmer Wanted 14 Nov 2016
[wtd] Skimmer Wanted 12 Nov 2016