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Reef Octopus HOB 2000 Hang on Back Protein Skimmer

  • The Reef Octopus Classic 2000-HOB is a unique design hang-on-back protein skimmer for marine aquariums that has the pump mounted outside the aquarium and external to the the skimmer body allowing for much less room needed behind the aquarium. Also, by placing the pump outside the skimmer and the aquarium there is no heat exchanged to the water.

    The Classic 200-HOB is hand crafted from high quality acrylic and designed to allow for easy removal of the Aquatrance 2000s skimmer pump for cleaning and maintenance.


    • Low Profile body
    • Reef Octopus Aquatrance 2000s Skimmer Pump
    • Efficient Low Heat Performance
    • Pump Mounted Externally
    • Surface Skimmer
    • Air Silencer 
    • Solid Acrylic Construction


    Bioload Rated Up To
    Heavy 80 Gallons
    Medium 120 Gallons
    Light 200 Gallons



    Footprint: 10in x 4in

    Total Height: 21in

    Pump Information

    Reef Octopus Aquatrance 2000s Pinwheel Pump

    Wattage: 18w

    Air Draw: 720 lph / 25.2 SCFH* 

    Water Draw: 198 GPH*

    *Air and water results will vary depending on aquarium setup


    - Two(2) year on pump body

    - One(1) year on pump rotor

    - One(1) year on Skimmer Body

    Assembly Diagram

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