Reef Octopus SRO-XP8000INT Cone Protein Skimmer

Reef Octopus SRO-XP8000INT Cone Protein Skimmer


SKU: 6950291203328 Category:


Rated for Aquariums up to 1000 Gallons

Footprint: 21.5″ x 15″ | Body Diameter: 16″ | Height: 37.5″
Pump: Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster 10000s

High-Performance Cone Skimmer

The Super Reef Octopus XP8000 In-Sump skimmer has a full conical body for enhanced foam production* and performance provided by the Bubble Blaster 10000s pinwheel pump by Reef Octopus.

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.



XP 8000INT Features

  • High-Performance Bubble Blaster 10000 Skimmer Pump
  • Max injection Venturi Air Injection System
  • Full Cone Skimmer Body for Ultimate Foamate Stabilization
  • Over-Sized Collection Cup with Drain
  • Bubble Dispersant Plate
  • Precision Water Level Control Output Valve
  • Low Heat
  • Air Silencer
  • Solid Construction

Super Reef Octopus XP8000 In-Sump model has the following features:

  • Bubble Diffusing Chamber and Full 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-10000 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.

*The XP full cone body puts less back pressure on the pump gaining performance enhancements (air/water draw) and the cone shape offers natural transition of organics up and out of the water column.

Technical Specs

Body Size: 16in
Footprint: 21.5in x 15in
Neck Size:
Total Height: 37.5in
Output Size: 63mm / 2in PVC
Output Height: 10.2in

Recommended Sump
Water Height: 10 – 12in

Pump Information

Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster HY-10000sPinwheel Pump
Voltage: 120v/60Hz
Wattage: 125w (95w running)
Air draw: 4000 L/H (140 SCFH)
GPH: 600 – Efficiency: 95%
*Air and water results will vary depending on aquarium setup