Reef Octopus SRO-5000INT Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus SRO-5000INT Protein Skimmer


SKU: 6950291201102 Category:


Rated for Aquariums up to 500 Gallons

Footprint: 17.5″ x 11″ | Body Diameter: 10″ | Height: 24″
Pump: Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster 5000

High-Performance Protein Skimmer

The Super Reef Octopus 5000int offers the very pinnacle of in-sump protein skimmer performance up to a 500-gallon aquarium. All the latest skimmer design innovations can be found on this SRO5000int 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 Reef Octopus 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.

Bioload Handling



SRO 5000INT Features

  • High-Performance Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster 5000 Skimmer Pump
  • Max injection Venturi Air Injection System
  • Solid Acrylic Construction
  • Hybrid (half cone) Skimmer Body for Greater Foamate Stabilization & Collection
  • Over-Sized Collection Cup with Drain
  • Bubble Dispersant Plate
  • Precision Control Output Valve
  • Low Heat
  • Air Silencer

Technical Specs

Body Size: 10in
Footprint: 17.5in x 11in
Neck Size: 6in
Total Height: 24in
Output Size: 50mm/ 1.5in PVC
Output Height: 5.1in

Recommended Sump
Water Height: 6.5 – 7in

Pump Information

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