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Reef Octopus Classic 1000 Hang on Back Skimmer (BH1000)

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Tank Rating:
0-50 gallons
Skimmer Style:
Hang On Back

Product Description

Reef Octopus Classic 1000 Hang on Back Skimmer (BH1000)

The Classic 1000 is a unique design Hang on Back HOB skimmer in that the pump is mounted external and under the actual skimmer body allowing for much less room needed behind the aquarium. Also by placing the pump on the BH1000 outside the skimmer and the aquarium there is no heat exchanged to the water. This design also allows for easy removal of the pump for cleaning and maintenance. The Reef Octopus skimmers are powered by the Aquatrance skimmer pumps. They are built with high quality acrylic. The Octopus skimmers uses metric plumbing parts. The pump has an improved venturi design and pinwheel impeller.

Reef Octopus Classic 1000 HOB skimmer with external 1000 pump Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 8″ x 3.25″ x 17″
  • Rated up to 100 gallons
  • Powered by 1 Aquatrance AQ1000s pump at 250 gph
  • Wattage: 13w
  • Air draw: 180 L/H (6-7 SCFH)
  • High performance venturi air injection system
  • Pinwheel Impeller
  • 1 year warranty on skimmer and pump

Product Videos

CLSC-1000HOB & CLSC-2000HOB Assembly and Installation Video 12:47

In this episode of CVTV, your host Jeremy Rykiel walks us through the process of assembling and installing an Reef Octopus HOB skimmer. This video covers the following skimmer installations: CLSC-1000HOB (BH-1000) and CLSC-2000HOB (BH-2000).

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Product Reviews

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  1. great skimmer

    Posted by Unknown on May 12th 2020

    Works exactly as I expected. Very happy with this item.

    Order shipped very quickly and was well packaged.

  2. Excellent.... easy to setup, quiet, worked right away

    Posted by on Jun 26th 2017

    Very easy to setup.... instructions suck but a simple YouTube search and setup was a piece of cake. Extremely quiet, began skimming in less than 24 hours.


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