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Aqua Medic Skimmer K1 up to 500L

Aqua Medic Skimmer K1 up to 500L


K - Series protein skimmers are the latest generation of powerful and adjustable skimmers from Aqua Medic, for installation in a sump.

The K1 skimmer is suitable for seawater aquariums up to 500ltrs capacity.


Smooth curved style reaction chamber design.

Skimmer can be completely dismantled for easy cleaning.

Minimal pipe work and near silent operation with adjustable water outlet positioned on the bottom of the housing.

Air silencer/air inlet can be freely positioned on the foam cup lid.

The DC Runner K1 pump features a new 'Power Wheel' which produces a high air volume and bubbles of optimum size and shape to maximize foam production.

The externally fitted DC Runner K1 pump is easily removed for cleaning without the need to dismantle and remove the entire skimmer from the sump, unlike skimmers with internally fitted pumps.

The foam production can be easily adjusted both manually with the skimmer adjustment dial and electronically with the DC Controller.

Dimensions & Specifications for K1:

Skimmer height to top of foam cup: H 45cm.

For sumps inside cabinets, approximately 48cm total height space (3cm above top of skimmer cup) is required to allow for foam cup removal.

Skimmer footprint approximately: 20 x 24cm

The optimal water level in the filter sump is between 14 - 18cm.

Maximum Air Volume: 1,000l/h

Power consumption: DC Runner K1 = 18watt max.

Power supply: Input 110-240v 50Hz; Output 24v DC

Please read instructions carefully and note the maintenance requirements especially for the DC Runner K1 pump.

Warranty: 2 Years.

    GST Included |

    Our Return Policy

    The Small Print

    If a product arrives damaged, or is incorrect to what was ordered, the customer can contact us for a replacement provided the following conditions:

    Proof of Purchase
    Product has its original packaging 
    Product is unused
    We are contacted within 24 hours of product delivered/picked up
    Shipping costs are non-refundable.

    DOAS, or Dead on Arrival

    Here at Aquaculture Laboratories we provide our customers with the best quality livestock possible by using a ttm method and monitoring our live stock arrivals before selling.

    We monitor our fish throughout the quarantine facility and check them individually before selling to ensure our customers are happy with their purchase.

    For shipping customers, we will replace any fish or coral that are dead on arrival, provided there are photos and we are contacted within 6 hours of the livestock arriving. Photos must be of the coral or fish before bag is opened, and also after bag is opened. Photos must be sent via email to:

    For local customers: should any fish die or become sick, we request to be contacted within 24 hours of purchase and are provided with.

     A water sample to check parameters
    A photo of the dead fish
    Photo and details for your tank including size and tankmates
    Acclimatisation method used
    Shipping costs are non-refundable.

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