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Surface Skimmer/intake set 17mm

  • Surgical grade stainless steel
  • Easy flow adjustment
  • Compatible with a variety of aquarium filters and pumps
  • Dark interior of the pipe prevents algae from clogging the flow over time

The aquavitro® surgical grade stainless steel surface skimmer/intake set offers an incredibly durable and sleek looking alternative to standard filter intakes for a variety of different types of aquarium filters or pumps. The flow can be adjusted easily so that water is pulled from the surface, from lower in the aquarium, or both. Skimming the surface of an aquarium removes oils and organic matter buildup and can greatly enhance air to water exchange for a healthier aquarium environment. Its holes are perfectly sized to allow for significant smooth water flow while safely blocking fish and other aquarium inhabitants from being pulled into the filter. The dark interior of the pipe prevents algae from clogging the flow to the filter or pump. The submerged portion can be easily detached for cleaning as necessary.

Use with aquavitro® return pipe to complete an excellent quality set for intake and return on any freshwater aquarium filtration system.

Surgical grade stainless steel /
Plastic (skimmer)
Aquarium Type
Freshwater only
17 mm pipe: 32 cm / 12.5 inches
12.5 cm / 5 inches
Hose Compatibility
16/22 mm hoses
Mounting System
2 suction cups (included)