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Reef Octopus Diablo DCRS 300 EXT Recirculating Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus Diablo DCRS 300 EXT Recirculating Protein Skimmer

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Reef Octopus Diablo DCRS 300 EXT Recirculating Protein Skimmer Information

Reef Octopus has been busy working on ways to advance their already popular line of Diablo protein skimmers which until now has only powered by the Sicce PSK pumps. These NEW Diablo controllable Direct Current “DC” pinwheel skimmer pumps are the latest in protein skimmer technology and allows for refined control, enhanced performance and efficiency.

Power TheDiablo controllable Direct Current “DC” pinwheel skimmer pumps are the latest in variable speed flow technology that allows for refined control, enhanced performance and efficiency. The vast majority of skimmer pumps available to hobbyist are alternating current "AC" pumps (the type of power that comes out of your wall outlet). Direct current pumps have several key advantages over traditional AC pumps. Most notably, you can control the rotational speed of the motor, thus electronically control air and water flow rates into the skimmer.

Enhanced Pump Control

This controller allows users to select between six preset speeds indicated by six green LEDs. The controller also features a feed/service button. When pressed, the skimmer pump shuts down and will automatically reactivate after 10 minutes. Press the feed/service button a second time to resume normal operation. Diablo DC pumps feature a true slow startup where the pump slowly ramps up from zero RPM to the full preset speed over a period of approximately 10 seconds.

The pump and controller are connected via a waterproof 3-conductor union. The detachable controller will allow for a simple waterproof union.

A Benchmark in Protein Skimmer Performance & Control!!!

The Diablo DCRS-300 external recirculating protein skimmer offers advanced performance control and maximum filtration for aquariums up to a 700 gallons. All the latest skimmer design innovations can be found on this Diablo DCRS model including:
  • Bubble Diffusing Chamber and Hybrid Cone Body that naturally reduces and stabilizes the foam production; This means less turbulence in the neck area and more contact time for organics to rise and collect
  • Oversized Air Silencer for quiet operation and airline mount
  • Large Collection Cup with flow directional guide, drain and unit venting
  • Precision Control with the easy to turn output flow valve
Performance control by a push of a button!!!

Filtration Handling
  • 700 Gallon - Light Filtration Demand
  • 600 Gallon – Medium Filtration Demand
  • 500 Gallon – Heavy Filtration Demand
  • Solid Constructed Hybrid (half cone) Skimmer Body for Greater Foamate Stabilization
  • Over Sized 12" Collection Cup with Drain
  • Recalculating Design
  • Bubble Dispersant Plate
  • Precision Control Output Valve
  • 6 Controllable Speed Settings with Integrated Memory
  • Body Drain
  • High Air Intake
  • Efficient & Quiet
  • Slow Startup
  • Body Size: 12"
  • Footprint: 19.7" x 18.1"
  • Neck Size: 7"
  • Total Height: 28.94"
  • Output Size: 50mm - Comes with Metric to British Adapter to 1.5" pvc
  • Output Height: 8.85"
  • Inlet Size: 1"
  • Max Feed Rate: 1000GPH
    Note: Suggest Feed Rate is 1.5-2 times the system volume
Pump Information:
  • Diablo DC 5500s Pinwheel Pump
  • Power Consumption: 84watts at full speed
  • Air Draw: 2400 lph / 84 SCFH* at full speed
    *Air and water results will vary depending on aquarium setup
Manufacturer Warranty - Two(2) year warranty on DC pump, One(1) year on rotor and One(1) year on skimmer body

Reef Octopus Diablo DCRS 300 EXT Recirculating Protein Skimmer Reviews

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Worth the price

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 2/6/2014 from FREDONIA, KY UNITED STATES
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Experience Level: Expert

Comments: I'm very happy with this skimmer. It performs very well, runs quite and has great build quality. I love the controllability of the DC pump and in my opinion there the future of fish keeping. A good skimmer is a big part in a saltwater aquarium set up, and as a good rule of thumb you get what you pay for. It's product worth the price.

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 4/2/2013 from SPARTA, NJ UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: I have a 210 with 50 gal dump an its been on my tank 5 days An its all ready skimmed good a mount anything even broken in yet and it's built very well and when running can barely hear just a little bit air noise

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