Protein Skimmers

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Don’t overlook the importance of a protein skimmer when maintaining a saltwater or reef aquarium. In these settings, it’s easy for fish waste and other contaminants to build up in the water. In either case, a protein skimmer will remove these waste products from your aquarium water to help you maintain a healthier environment for all of its living inhabitants. At Big Al’s Pets, you’ll find a great selection of high-quality protein skimmers that are easy to set up and use.

Because they are so effective in getting rid of waste, protein skimmers have a number of added benefits. By helping to maintain clearer, cleaner water, they help prevent the growth of algae and harmful microorganisms. Additionally, they make it easier for light to reach light-demanding corals, etc. Most importantly, protein skimmers can help to extend the lives of your fish and other aquarium inhabitants. Invest in one of these affordable and indispensable accessories, and provide the healthiest environment possible for your aquatic pets.
  • Seapora Mariner Pro 2 Protein Skimmer
    • Uniquely robust and powerful protein skimmer
    • Simple to use, install, operate, and maintain
    • Removes proteins and more from your aquarium
    • Utilizes the new ultra powerful Shark PRO pump
    • Easy grip collection cup makes cleaning a breeze
    USD 484.99
    USD 484.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer EXT
    • Silently operated built-in "air shedding" Aquatrance pump
    • Hand-made hybrid acrylic conical body & a small footprint
    • Has a vented valve output and precision control gate valve
    • Includes a waste drain and simple disassembly for cleaning
    • Available models include the 110-EXT, 150-EXT & 200-EXT

    Price From: USD 359.99

    Price From: USD 359.99

  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer INT
    • Silently operated built-in "air shedding" Aquatrance pump
    • Hand-made hybrid acrylic conical body & a small footprint
    • Has a vented valve output and precision control gate valve
    • Has a cup with a drain and simple disassembly for cleaning
    • Available models include the 110-INT, 150-INT and 200-INT

    Price From: USD 239.99

    Price From: USD 239.99

  • Reef Octopus OCTO Super Reef Octopus Protein Skimmer 5000INT
    • Features its own "air shedding" Bubble Blaster Pump
    • Includes a bubble diffusing chamber & hybrid cone body
    • Digital circuit controls start up, shut down & flow rate
    • Ideal for expert hobbyist aquariums up to 10,000 litres
    • Uses Neodymium earth magnet producing more power
    USD 649.99
    USD 649.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 100-HOB
    • Powered by its own Aquatrance pinwheel pump
    • This pump features excellent waste elimination
    • Durable & solid production with acrylic material
    • Has an adaptive surface water degreasing duty
    • Contains one output and has a low profile design
    USD 174.99
    USD 174.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 150-EXT
    • Silently operated built-in "air shedding" Aquatrance pump
    • Hand-made hybrid acrylic conical body & a small footprint
    • Has a vented valve output and precision control gate valve
    • Includes a waste drain and simple disassembly for cleaning
    • Available models include the 110-EXT, 150-EXT & 200-EXT
    USD 359.99
    USD 359.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 150-INT
    • Silently operated built-in "air shedding" Aquatrance pump
    • Hand-made hybrid acrylic conical body & a small footprint
    • Has a vented valve output and precision control gate valve
    • Has a cup with a drain and simple disassembly for cleaning
    • Available models include the 110-INT, 150-INT and 200-INT
    USD 239.99
    USD 239.99
  • Seapora Mariner Pro 3 Protein Skimmer
    • Uniquely robust and powerful protein skimmer
    • Simple to use, install, operate, and maintain
    • Removes proteins and more from your aquarium
    • Utilizes the new ultra powerful Shark PRO pump
    • Easy grip collection cup makes cleaning a breeze
    USD 519.99
    USD 519.99
  • Seapora Mariner Pro 5 Protein Skimmer
    • Uniquely robust and powerful protein skimmer
    • Simple to use, install, operate, and maintain
    • Removes proteins and more from your aquarium
    • Utilizes the new ultra powerful Shark PRO pump
    • Easy grip collection cup makes cleaning a breeze
    USD 719.99
    USD 719.99
  • Seapora Storm Hang-On Protein Skimmer
    • Powerful and affordable hang-on protein skimmer
    • Removes dissolved organic waste from aquariums
    • Powered by an energy-efficient Sicce water pump
    • Includes a controllable air aspirating venturi
    • Twister bubble chamber maximizes waste removal
    USD 173.49
    USD 173.49
  • Seapora Storm Protein Skimmer SP-1
    • Powerful and affordable in-sump protein skimmer
    • Removes dissolved organic waste from aquariums
    • Powered by an energy-efficient Sicce water pump
    • Includes a controllable air aspirating venturi
    • Twister bubble chamber maximizes waste removal
    USD 225.99
    USD 225.99
  • Seapora Storm Protein Skimmer SP-2
    • Powerful and affordable in-sump protein skimmer
    • Removes dissolved organic waste from aquariums
    • Powered by an energy-efficient Sicce water pump
    • Includes a controllable air aspirating venturi
    • Twister bubble chamber maximizes waste removal
    USD 252.99
    USD 252.99
  • Seapora Storm Protein Skimmer SP-3
    • Powerful and affordable in-sump protein skimmer
    • Removes dissolved organic waste from aquariums
    • Powered by an energy-efficient Sicce water pump
    • Includes a controllable air aspirating venturi
    • Twister bubble chamber maximizes waste removal
    USD 298.99
    USD 298.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 110-EXT
    • Silently operated built-in "air shedding" Aquatrance pump
    • Hand-made hybrid acrylic conical body & a small footprint
    • Has a vented valve output and precision control gate valve
    • Includes a waste drain and simple disassembly for cleaning
    • Available models include the 110-EXT, 150-EXT & 200-EXT
    USD 254.99
    USD 254.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 110-INT
    • Silently operated built-in "air shedding" Aquatrance pump
    • Hand-made hybrid acrylic conical body & a small footprint
    • Has a vented valve output and precision control gate valve
    • Has a cup with a drain and simple disassembly for cleaning
    • Available models include the 110-INT, 150-INT and 200-INT
    USD 199.99
    USD 199.99
  • Fluval Sea Mini Protein Skimmer - Black - 5 to 10 gal

    Regular Price: USD 59.99

    Sale Price USD 52.98

    Regular Price: USD 59.99

    Sale Price USD 52.98

  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 200-EXT
    • Silently operated built-in "air shedding" Aquatrance pump
    • Hand-made hybrid acrylic conical body & a small footprint
    • Has a vented valve output and precision control gate valve
    • Includes a waste drain and simple disassembly for cleaning
    • Available models include the 110-EXT, 150-EXT & 200-EXT
    USD 464.99
    USD 464.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 200-INT
    • Silently operated built-in "air shedding" Aquatrance pump
    • Hand-made hybrid acrylic conical body & a small footprint
    • Has a vented valve output and precision control gate valve
    • Has a cup with a drain and simple disassembly for cleaning
    • Available models include the 110-INT, 150-INT and 200-INT
    USD 314.99
    USD 314.99
  • Ista Surface Skimmer
    • Eliminates surface films caused by protein and organisms
    • Improves the exchange of oxygen and penetration of light
    • Self-floating design adjusts according to the water level
    • Marine aquariums with no surface overflow benefit greatly
    • Easy to install and maintain - fits all types of canister filters

    Regular Price: USD 9.99

    Sale Price USD 6.99

    Regular Price: USD 9.99

    Sale Price USD 6.99

  • JNS Hang-On Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer - VS-2
    • Powerful and affordable hang-on skimmer for aquariums up to 200 gallons
    • Removes organic waste for a cleaner and healthier aquatic environment
    • Cone-shaped body maximizes foam concentration for increased efficiency
    • Cone-shaped diffusers reduce turbulence to maximize waste removal
    • Durable and dependable unit made from high quality acrylic and PVC
    USD 329.99
    USD 329.99
  • JNS ConeS Series Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer - CO-1
    • Powerful and affordable in-sump skimmer for aquariums up to 200 gallons
    • Removes organic waste for a cleaner and healthier aquatic environment
    • Cone-shaped body maximizes foam concentration for increased efficiency
    • Cone-shaped diffusers reduce turbulence to maximize waste removal
    • Durable and dependable unit made from high quality acrylic and PVC
    USD 289.99
    USD 289.99
  • Skim350 Micro Surface Skimmer
    • Designed for use in aquariums up to 92 gallons
    • Removes dust, oily films, and microorganisms from water's surface
    • Promotes proper gas exchange for a healthier aquarium
    • Driven by 80 gph pump with adjustable flow control
    • Self-adjusting float compensates for water evaporation

    Regular Price: USD 34.99

    Sale Price USD 24.99

    Regular Price: USD 34.99

    Sale Price USD 24.99

  • Coralife Cone Skimmer - 300
    • Effectively removes dissolved organics from marine and reef aquariums
    • Advanced design allows for unrestricted foam flow
    • Powerful, yet quiet internal pump reduces footprint
    • Large neck for efficient foam production and control
    • Patented needle-wheel aspiration system uses Posi-Flow pump

    Regular Price: USD 369.99

    Sale Price USD 299.99

    Regular Price: USD 369.99

    Sale Price USD 299.99

  • Coralife Cone Skimmer - 150
    • Effectively removes dissolved organics from marine and reef aquariums
    • Advanced design allows for unrestricted foam flow
    • Powerful, yet quiet internal pump reduces footprint
    • Large neck for efficient foam production and control
    • Patented needle-wheel aspiration system uses Posi-Flow pump

    Regular Price: USD 299.99

    Sale Price USD 269.99

    Regular Price: USD 299.99

    Sale Price USD 269.99

  • Coralife Cone Skimmer - 75
    • Effectively removes dissolved organics from marine and reef aquariums
    • Advanced design allows for unrestricted foam flow
    • Powerful, yet quiet internal pump reduces footprint
    • Large neck for efficient foam production and control
    • Patented needle-wheel aspiration system uses Posi-Flow pump

    Regular Price: USD 239.99

    Sale Price USD 199.99

    Regular Price: USD 239.99

    Sale Price USD 199.99

  • Oceanic BioCube Protein Skimmer
    This compact, yet powerful protein skimmer was specially designed to fit the 14 and 29 gallon Biocubes. It quietly and efficiently removes harmful organic waste products from saltwater environments.

    Regular Price: USD 34.99

    Sale Price USD 24.99

    Regular Price: USD 34.99

    Sale Price USD 24.99

  • Fluval Surface Skimmer
    The Fluval aquarium surface skimmer draws water from the surface of the aquarium eliminating undesirable surface films.

    Regular Price: USD 13.99

    Sale Price USD 9.99

    Regular Price: USD 13.99

    Sale Price USD 9.99

  • Coralife Super Skimmer Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer - 220 gal
    Coralife Super Skimmers are high performance foam fractionators designed with a patented needle-wheel impeller and aspirating venturi. They offer flexible configuration, allowing hang-on tank mounting or in-sump setup. For marine and reef environments.

    Regular Price: USD 219.99

    Sale Price USD 189.99

    Regular Price: USD 219.99

    Sale Price USD 189.99

  • Coralife Super Skimmer Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer - 125 gal
    The Super Skimmer features a patented needle-wheel impeller, combined with an aspirating venturi. The needle wheel divides the fine bubbles into a dense froth which is injected into the reaction chamber.

    Regular Price: USD 179.99

    Sale Price USD 161.99

    Regular Price: USD 179.99

    Sale Price USD 161.99

  • Coralife Super Skimmer Needle Wheel Protein Skimmer - 65 gal
    Coralife Super Skimmers are high performance foam fractionators designed with a patented needle-wheel impeller and aspirating venturi. They offer flexible configuration, allowing hang-on tank mounting or in-sump setup. For marine and reef environments.

    Regular Price: USD 119.99

    Sale Price USD 99.99

    Regular Price: USD 119.99

    Sale Price USD 99.99

  • Eheim Surface Skimmer
    Use on the intake side of your canister filter. Quietly removes surface sludge and protein build-up. This product can hook up to any canister filter with a flow rate up to 200 gph.

    Regular Price: USD 72.99

    Sale Price USD 49.99

    Regular Price: USD 72.99

    Sale Price USD 49.99

  • JNS Bubble Reducer for the VS-1 Protein Skimmer
    • For use with the JNS VS-1 Protein Skimmer
    • Acts as a diffuser to reduce micro bubbles
    • Attaches to the output of the VS-1 Skimmer
    • Made of long-lasting, high-quality acrylic!
    USD 39.99
    USD 39.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Super Reef Octopus Protein Skimmer 1000INT
    • Features its own "air shedding" Bubble Blaster Pump
    • Includes a bubble diffusing chamber & hybrid cone body
    • Digital circuit controls start up, shut down & flow rate
    • Ideal for expert hobbyist aquariums up to 132 gallons
    • Uses Neodymium earth magnet producing more power
    USD 344.99
    USD 344.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 90-HOB
    • Powered by its own Aquatrance pinwheel pump
    • This pump features excellent waste elimination
    • Durable & solid production with acrylic material
    • Has an adaptive surface water degreasing duty
    • Contains one output and has a low profile design
    USD 209.99
    USD 209.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer BH-50
    • Powered by its own Aquatrance pinwheel pump
    • This pump features excellent waste elimination
    • Durable & solid production with acrylic material
    • Has an adaptive surface water degreasing duty
    • Contains one output and has a low profile design
    USD 134.99
    USD 134.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmers HOB
    • Powered by its own Aquatrance pinwheel pump
    • This pump features excellent waste elimination
    • Durable & solid production with acrylic material
    • Has an adaptive surface water degreasing duty
    • Contains one output and has a low profile design

    Price From: USD 174.99

    Price From: USD 174.99

  • Reef Octopus OCTO Super Reef Octopus Protein Skimmers
    • Features its own "air shedding" Bubble Blaster Pump
    • Includes a bubble diffusing chamber & hybrid cone body
    • Digital circuit controls start up, shut down & flow rate
    • Ideal for expert hobbyist aquariums up to 132 gallons
    • Uses Neodymium earth magnet producing more power

    Price From: USD 344.99

    Price From: USD 344.99

  • JNS ConeS Series Needle Wheel Protein Skimmers
    • Powerful and affordable in-sump skimmer for aquariums up to 200 gallons
    • Removes organic waste for a cleaner and healthier aquatic environment
    • Cone-shaped body maximizes foam concentration for increased efficiency
    • Cone-shaped diffusers reduce turbulence to maximize waste removal
    • Durable and dependable unit made from high quality acrylic and PVC

    Price From: USD 289.99

    Price From: USD 289.99

  • Coralife Cone Skimmers
    • Effectively removes dissolved organics from marine and reef aquariums
    • Advanced design allows for unrestricted foam flow
    • Powerful, yet quiet internal pump reduces footprint
    • Large neck for efficient foam production and control
    • Patented needle-wheel aspiration system uses Posi-Flow pump

    Price From: USD 199.99

    Price From: USD 199.99

  • Coralife Super Skimmer Needle Wheel Protein Skimmers
    Coralife Super Skimmers are high performance foam fractionators designed with a patented needle-wheel impeller and aspirating venturi. They offer flexible configuration, allowing hang-on tank mounting or in-sump setup. For marine and reef environments.

    Price From: USD 99.99

    Price From: USD 99.99

  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 2000-HOB
    • Powered by its own Aquatrance pinwheel pump
    • This pump features excellent waste elimination
    • Durable & solid production with acrylic material
    • Has an adaptive surface water degreasing duty
    • Contains one output and has a low profile design
    USD 249.99
    USD 249.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Classic Protein Skimmer 1000-HOB
    • Powered by its own Aquatrance pinwheel pump
    • This pump features excellent waste elimination
    • Durable & solid production with acrylic material
    • Has an adaptive surface water degreasing duty
    • Contains one output and has a low profile design
    USD 204.99
    USD 204.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Super Reef Octopus Protein Skimmer 3000INT
    • Features its own "air shedding" Bubble Blaster Pump
    • Includes a bubble diffusing chamber & hybrid cone body
    • Digital circuit controls start up, shut down & flow rate
    • Ideal for expert hobbyist aquariums up to 396 gallons
    • Uses Neodymium earth magnet producing more power
    USD 529.99
    USD 529.99
  • Reef Octopus OCTO Super Reef Octopus Protein Skimmer 2000INT
    • Features its own "air shedding" Bubble Blaster Pump
    • Includes a bubble diffusing chamber & hybrid cone body
    • Digital circuit controls start up, shut down & flow rate
    • Ideal for expert hobbyist aquariums up to 317 gallons
    • Uses Neodymium earth magnet producing more power
    USD 449.99
    USD 449.99
  • Aquatic Life Mini Internal Protein Skimmer - 115
    • Compact size makes this skimmer ideal for mini-reef aquariums
    • Placement inside aquarium provides quiet operation
    • Proven needle-wheel impeller increases air-to-water contact

    Regular Price: USD 59.99

    Sale Price USD 53.99

    Regular Price: USD 59.99

    Sale Price USD 53.99