Reef Octopus SRO-5000EXT External Protein Skimmer

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Super Reef Octopus SRO-5000EXT External Protein Skimmer

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  • Super Reef Octopus SRO-5000EXT External Protein Skimmer


Rated for Aquariums up to 550 Gallons

Footprint: 18.7″ x 15″ | Body Diameter: 10″ | Height: 27″ 
Powered by: Bubble Blaster 5000 Pinwheel Pump


Our Highest Level of Protein Skimmers

Filtration Handling

- 550 Gallon – Light Filtration Demand        |        500 Gallon – Medium Filtration Demand        |        450 Gallon – Heavy Filtration Demand 

Techinical Specs

Body Size: 10″  
Footprint: 18.7″ x 15″
Neck Size: 6″  
Total Height: 27″
Output Size: 50mm - Comes with Metric to British Adapter to 1.5”pvc  
Output Height: 8.85″
Inlet Size:  1"
Max Feed Rate: 900GPH 
Note: Suggest Feed Rate is 1.5-2 times the system volume

Pump Information

Bubble Blaster 5000 Pinwheel Pump
Wattage: 45w
Air Draw: 2,100 lph / 74 SCFH* 
Water Draw: 1,800 lph / 480 GPH*
*Air and water results will vary depending on aquarium setup

Quick Overview

The Super Reef Octopus 5000ext offers the very pinnacle of external recirculating protein skimmer performance up to a 550 gallon aquariums. All the latest skimmer design innovations can be found on this SRO5000ext 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

- Power The Bubble Blaster HY-5000 pinwheel pump offers super efficiency and the very best in performance. The Bubble Blaster is designed to enhance filtration by employing the innovative pinwheel impeller which delivers more bubbles in greater volume with low energy consumption and heat emission.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Vue Technology



SRO-6000E Manual (112.3 KB)