The 10 Best Aquarium Skimmers

Editor's Choices
Top 10 Aquarium Skimmers

10. Jardli Glass Lily Pipe

  • Assembles in minutes
  • No priming needed
  • Hose attachment point is a bit short

9. Coralife Super

  • Mounting bracket included
  • Bubble production diffuser
  • Instructions are confusing

8. KollerCraft Tom

  • Is easy to adjust
  • An affordable choice
  • Connecting tube is rather short

7. Odyssea Clean 100

  • 2 mounting brackets
  • For either rimmed or rimless tanks
  • No suction cup for stabilization

6. Fluval A240

  • Does not contain any metal
  • Simple to install
  • Can generate significant noise

5. Eheim Skim 350

  • Includes a small filter pad
  • Attaches with 3 rubber suction cups
  • Energy efficient operation

4. Macro Aqua M-50

  • 10 inches in height
  • Works with up to 60 gallons
  • Needle-to-wheel impeller

3. SC Aquariums 302

  • Replacement parts readily available
  • A good value for the price
  • Backed by a 1-year warranty

2. Bubble Magus Curve 5

  • Compact footprint
  • Air silencer for a quiet operation
  • Sleek attractive design

1. Coral Vue Technology Octopus

  • High-density-plastic build
  • Handy quick-release neck
  • Helpful setup videos online

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