Skimz Leopard Protein Skimmer Features Integrated Inverted ConePosted on Saturday, June 4th, 2011 at 1:42 pm by ReefTools
Skimz has released their new protein skimmer, the Leopard. A very exciting feature, unique to the Leopard protein skimmer, is the Integrated Inverted Cone (IIC). This new feature is intended to channel bubbles to the outer ring of the reaction chamber. The idea here is to reduce turbulence within the reaction chamber, and therefore achieve improved and more consistent skimming. Skimz says that together with a bubble plate, this design promotes maximum air flow capacity in compact skimmers.
The new line of Leopard protein skimmers are powered by a new Askoll LS skimmer pumps. This extremely quiet pump, pulls in a ton of air, and has an adjustable intake to suite different applications. Here are flow rates for the SL skimmer pumps:
SL200 – 1,600 l/h air – for aquarium up to 2,500 L
SL250 – 2,100 l/h air – for aquarium up to 3,500 L
SL300 – 4,200 l/h air – for aquarium up to 5,000 L