A protein skimmer is one of the most essential parts of a healthy saltwater aquarium as it helps remove the expected organic pollutants before they break down into nitrates and phosphates which might harm your tank inhabitants.
The protein skimmer produces a myriad of tiny bubbles which assist the hydrophobic protein molecules to “get away” from the water. These bubbles and protein molecules then rise through a tube to foam over in to the collection cup resulting in a very smelly, tea-or-coffee coloured liquid called skimmate. This results in crystal-clear water which is beneficial to all your tank inhabitants and reduces the frequency of water changes in your aquarium.
At AquaRays we suggest that the tank size recommendation is only a guideline. Due to different tank inhabitants, maintenance plans and feeding habits these suggestions could not possibly correctly judge your particular aquarium. A quality protein skimmer is a vital piece of equipment which can make the difference between having a lifelong love affair with your aquarium and giving up on the dream. As a rule, at AquaRays we suggest that you choose the very best quality skimmer that your budget and the space available allows. This will save you future expense as you will not need to continually upgrade your skimmer.

Coral Box skimmers with variable DC pumps are the featured product at AquaRays

If you are still undecided or have any questions, regarding “how to pick the best protein skimmer for your aquarium” please do not hesitate to Contact Us!


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