SRO 6000ext Recirculating External Protein Skimmer


Rated for Aquariums up to 700 Gallons

Footprint: 20.5″ x 17″ | Body Diameter: 12″ | Height: 29″
Pump: Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster 5000
– Requires a 900-1400GPH Feed Pump to Operate


High-Performance Protein Skimmer

The Super Reef Octopus 6000ext is a recirculating protein skimmer that offers the very best in performance up to a 700-gallon aquarium. All the essential skimmer features can be found on this SRO-5000ext 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-5000s pinwheel pump offers super efficiency, reliability, 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
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.



SRO 6000EXT Features
Recirculating Design for Enhanced Control & Performance
Reef Octopus High-Performance Bubble Blaster 5000 Recirculation Pump
Max injection Venturi Air Injection System
Refined Hybrid (half cone) Skimmer Body for Greater Foamate Stabilization & Collection
Over-Sized Collection Cup with Drain
Bubble Dispersant Plate
Precision Water Level Control Output Valve
Low Heat
Air Silencer
Solid Acrylic Construction
Technical Specs
Body Size: 12in
Footprint: 20.5in x 17in
Neck Size: 7.5in
Total Height: 29in
Output Size: 50mm/1.5 in PVC
Output Height: 9.56in
Inlet Size: 1in
Max Feed Rate: 1400GPH

Note: Requires Feed pump
Recommended feed rate of 1.5-2x system volume. Suggested 1100-1300gph

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

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