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Red Sea Berlin Airlift 90 Internal Protein Skimmer

Red Sea Berlin Airlift 90 Internal Protein Skimmer

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Red Sea Berlin Airlift 90 Internal Protein Skimmer Information




Have you ever wondered how you can save more time and energy on replacing the water in your aquarium? Do you find it tiring to maintain the home of your fish and coral life every week? If so, then the Red Sea Berlin Airlift 90 Internal Protein Skimmer from Pet Store is exactly what you need. This particular equipment is meant to filter through ninety gallons of liquid, making it suitable for small- to regular-sized tanks.

Unlike most protein skimmers, this product uses natural lime wood as its air stone to filter through the water. It is made up of several compartments, which further separate the impurities from the clear liquid. It is also equipped with a needle injector, which is responsible for producing a steady stream of micro-bubbles that establish a countercurrent within the aquarium. Thus, the water is continually pulled down, while the bubbles force the impurities upward to be taken by the filters.

With the Red Sea Berlin Airlift 90 Internal Protein Skimmer, you can be sure that your aquatic inhabitants are staying inside a home with a water condition that is constantly sanitary. There will be no need for you to continue with your weekly maintenance of replacing the liquid when you have this equipment around. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and wait for the next month for the more tedious manual cleaning.

The Berlin Air-Lift is a high performance, low cost internal skimmer based on the Berlin Triple-Pass principle. The Air-Lift is powered by a lime wood air-stone attached to an external air pump (not supplied), these compact units are easy to install and maintain.

The triple-pass is combined with a powerful Venturi air injector, greatly enhancing the efficiency of the skimmer. Air bubbles and protein rich water are concentrated in the narrow inner tube, ensuring good mixing and maximum surface contact. The air/water mixture swirls up the inner tube into the wider reaction chamber, causing a relaxation of the turbulent water and separation of the protein rich foam at the water surface, which rises into the collection cup. The air bubbles move down the chamber by the force of the water current until reaching the air return skirt located at its base. The skirt effectively enlarges the diameter of the chamber, eliminating the downward force on the air bubbles. The bubbles then rise up through the chamber against the downward flow of the water (counter current), causing great turbulence and increased contact time. The Venturi air injector produces a consistent quantity of fine air bubbles, ensuring a large surface area for collection of waste materials. The skirt effectively enlarges the diameter of the chamber, eliminating the downward force on the air bubbles. The bubbles then rise up through the chamber against the downward flow of the water (counter current), causing great turbulence and increased contact time. The Venturi air injector produces a consistent quantity of fine air bubbles, ensuring a large surface area for collection of waste materials.

Dimensions: 16 1/4" x 3 1/2"

Requires 4 1/2 inches above the water line.

Rated for Aquariums up to 24 Gallons.



Manufacturer Info

Red Sea is widely recognized as a leading innovator and manufacturer of quality products for aquarium hobbyists. With a dedicated team of chemists, biologists and other professionals, Red Sea constantly strives to provide hobbyists of all levels with highly effective solution-driven products designed to make your fish-keeping experience as enjoyable and successful as possible.

The embodiment of Red Sea’s dedication to providing solutions for today’s reef-keepers is its range of MAX & MAX-S aquariums- The only choice for true Plug & Play™ coral reef aquariums.

The MAX-S now features Red Sea’s new Reef-Spec™ T5 lighting, which provides outstanding results for lps and sps corals and which is now available as a stand-alone product range with wattages from 24-80w.

Red Sea’s unique Reef Care Program (RCP) provides a comprehensive, safe and easy to use program for testing and supplementing within reef aquaria, and is perfectly complemented by Red Sea’s Coral Pro & Red Sea Salt’s, which has become the salt of choice for those seeking the very highest quality water quality for their coral reef aquariums. Both salts are made using a unique natural process which delivers unrivalled homogeneity and is perfect for delicate corals.

Red Sea’s portfolio also includes the C-Skim 1800 protein skimmer and a range of electronics such as the AquaZone range of ozoniser/redox controllers.

Whatever your aquatic needs, Red Sea delivers high quality innovative, solution based products.

Red Sea Berlin Airlift 90 Internal Protein Skimmer Reviews



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WORKS GREAT AFTER BREAK-IN...

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Posted: 8/29/2012 from KENT, WA UNITED STATES
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: This cheap skimmer works great, but after a lot of tweaking, which took about a week for me. I used a whisper 40 air pump and eventually stopped using the air valve adjuster since it required daily tweaking to properly skim. Although, after the break-in and tossing aside the valve, it pulls out a good amount of skimmate for such a cheap skimmer. Other than having to change out the air stones every 4-6 weeks and the difficult initial break-in period, this skimmer is awesome in value and efficiency. Just make sure to get a strong air pump.


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Biggest Bang for the Buck!

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Posted: 7/13/2012 from BRADENTON, FL UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I have 2 of the 90s in my 75 gallon tank. Once you figure how to maintain them, you will realize that they are the biggest bang for your buck. You can often find them for $20.00 at stores that are discontinuing them. The only place I can find the limewood that will fit, is here


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works great

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Posted: 7/8/2012 from COLLINSVILLE, IL UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Works great


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Nice!

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Posted: 12/22/2011 from WHITE PLAINS, NY UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: The Red Sea Berlin Airlift is great! Although it is to small for my 55 gallon tank! I'm sure it would work great in a smaller tank. Very easy to set up. Only thing I suggest is having a pump with some kind of adjuster to regulate the air pressure coming out of your pump. Other than that it has worked perfect! THANKS RED SEA BERLIN AIRLIFT!!!!


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Fair for the price

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Posted: 3/15/2011 from SPRING HILL, FL UNITED STATES
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I t took 3 days to get the adjustments right. After that it fills residue chamber once a day.


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Red Sea Berlin Airlift Interna

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Posted: 3/3/2011 from CHULA VISTA, CA UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: I was looking to change out an older and louder injection skimmer and thought I would give this a try. This is a great skimmer when used with a good air pump. I have been using this skimmer on my 55 gallon tank and it pulls gunk from my tank daily. I would recommend this skimmer.


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good/cheap skimmer

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Posted: 4/25/2009 from TX UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: although I am new to saltwater this skimmer seems to work very well especially for the price. I have mine placed in my sump and it pulls alot of skimate. set it and forget it no hassles in readjusting after break in. make sure to get a powerful/adjustable air pump though.


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Very Satisfied

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Posted: 3/18/2009 from PIQUA, OH UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I chose this model because of all the horrible reviews of the venturi powered hangons.Within 24 hrs I had about 1/4 cup of nasty skimmate! This product seems to work really well! Only drawback is it has to go inside the tank or in a refugium. But can be easily hidden as I opted for the corner of my tank. Great product!


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berlin airlift

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Posted: 8/11/2008 from LONG BEACH, CA UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: A great protein skimmer! I was concerned with putting the skimmer in my tank. I thought it was going to be big and ugly in the tank. It is actually pretty cool to look at when its on. I have A 75 gallon tank, this is my first saltwater tank. I have a fish only w/ live rock and live sand. I was looking for a cheap skimmer that didnt require a sump, also I wanted to stear clear of the hang on skimmers. I heard plenty of bad reviews on hang on skimmers. So I found the berlin airlift and I am completely satisfied with it. It gets the job done for my application. Also wanted to thank you guys, this is the second Item I have orderd and both items were handled with care.


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Berlin Skimmer

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Posted: 5/30/2008 from FL UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Works well, completely silent and does't cost a fortune. Why waste money when this one is easy to use and does the job perfectly.


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