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Aqua-C Remora PRO Protein Skimmer

Aqua-C Remora PRO Protein Skimmer

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 AquaC Remora Pro Protein Skimmer

The Remora Pro is a larger, more powerful version of our popular Remora. This skimmer is capable of handling a 120 gallon fully stocked reef tank. The Pro is available with two different pump options - the Rio 1400 or the Mag Drive 3. If you have a larger tank without a sump, the Remora Pro might be the skimmer for you. This fantastic skimmer is offered with or without pump of your choice.  Please see the dropdown menu above for pump selection and pricing.

Features:
  • The Remora Pro is built from translucent gray acrylic to inhibit the growth of algae and marine organisms.
  • The skimmer can be ordered with a collection drain fitting (optional).
  • The two screws at the base of the skimmer are used to adjust the Remora so that it is level with the back of the tank.
Specifications:
  • - 22" tall x 7-1/2" wide x 3-1/4" deep
  •  - Minimum tank opening 6-1/2" x 1" 
  • - Minimum tank height 15-1/4"
  •  - Minimum space behind tank 3-1/4"
  •  - Maximum tank lip 1-1/2" wide
  •  - Vertical clearance above tank 12"
  •  - Available without pump, or with Rio 1400 or Mag 3 pump
  •  - Rated for tanks up to 120 gallons
  •  - Includes nylon cleaning brush
  •  - Collection cup drain is optional
  •  - EPDM o-ring for collection cup adjustment
     
    includes skimmer, collection cup w/adjustable o-ring, cleaning brush, tubing w/clamps, owners manual, pump of your choice
AQUA DREAMS HAS BEEN USING AND RECOMMENDING AQUA-C SKIMMERS SINCE THEIR INCEPTION.

The revolutionary AquaC protein skimmers do not use venturis, downdraft tubes, or air pumps; they employ the patented "Spray Injection System." This innovation allows the protein skimmer to efficiently draw in much more air than any other of the top protein skimmers. This coupled with the superiorly designed compact reaction chamber yields results that will literally blow the waste out of your water.

How does Spray Injection Work?

In 1998, Jason Kim (owner and founder of AquaC) developed a patented process of protein skimming which has come to be known as Spray Injection. Unlike previous forms of skimming, our spray injection method enables huge amounts of air and water to be processed with a relatively small pump. Although it is a simple process, there is still some confusion as to how the spray injector works.

Imagine that you're washing your car – you've got a bucket full of soapy water and a garden hose with a fast-moving stream of water. By placing your thumb over the end of the hose, you can disrupt the stream into a turbulent, high –pressure spray. Now direct that spray down into the bucket of water, and you'll generate a massive amount of bubbles and air flow. That is exactly how our spray injector works.

The skimmer body acts as a water reservoir – the bucket in the example above. Water is pumped through the spray injector, which has a special nozzle that fans the water out into a pressurized spray. This spray shoots into the skimmer body, generating millions of tiny air bubbles. As the bubbles are formed, more air is sucked into the skimmer as a result of the local drop in pressure and the process continues.

Most other forms of protein skimming rely on special valves or media to generate the air flow, and these parts quickly become clogged with salt, dust, or even mineral deposits. The AquaC spray injector is a relatively large nozzle that resists clogging, and when combined with a pump prefilter, can be considered maintenance free.