Reef Octopus SRO-6000SSS Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus SRO-6000SSS Protein Skimmer


SKU: 6950291201492 Category:


Rated for Aquariums up to 600 Gallons

Footprint: 15″ x 12.5″ | Body Diameter: 12″ | Height: 25″
Pump: Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster 5000

High-Performance Space Saving Skimmer

The Super Reef Octopus 6000 Space Saver Skimmer is powered by Reef Octopus’s high-performance Bubble Blaster 5000 pinwheel pump. The skimmer comes equipped with a gate valve output to allow for precision control. The collection cup has a quick release neck for easy removal for cleaning.

Bioload Handling

The bioload of an aquarium refers to its ability to process waste in proportion to tank volume. Protein skimmers work best when properly matched with the bioload of the system.




  • Small Footprint
  • Modified cone transition body
  • Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster 5000 Skimmer Pump
  • Removable Turbulence Reducing Bubble Plate
  • Easy to Remove Collection Cup
  • Air Silencer
  • Precision Control Output Valve
  • Solid Acrylic Construction

– Small Footprint
Lots of filtration without sacrificing valuable sump space

– 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 5000 pinwheel pump offers super efficiency and the very best in performance.

Technical Specs

Body Size: 12in
Footprint: 15in x 12.5in
Neck Size: 7in
Total Height: 25in
Output Size: 1.5in
Output Height: 6.2in

It requires 1/2 inch of clearance to remove the cup.

Recommended Sump
Water Height: 6.5 – 7.5in

Pump Information

Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster 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