Regal 220SSS Protein Skimmer



Compact In-Sump Skimmer Rated for Aquariums up to 500 Gallons

Footprint: 12″ x 10″ | Reaction Chamber: 9″ | Height: 25.2″ 
Powered by: Reef Octopus RODC 5500s Variable Speed Pinwheel Pump


220-SSS / Advanced Control In-sump Protein Skimmer

The new and innovative Reef Octopus Regal 220-SSS in-sump protein skimmer supplies powerful filtration for aquariums up to 500 gallons where sump space may be limited. The Reef Octopus Regal 220-SSS is constructed of high-quality cast acrylic that disassembles completely for cleaning. Its hybrid conical body naturally stabilizes and concentrates the organic rich foam as it rises. 

RODC Skimmer PumpThis Regal skimmer is quipped with a new generation Reef Octopus controllable Direct Current RODC-5500S pinwheel skimmer pump which are the latest in variable speed flow technology and allows for refined control, enhanced performance and efficiency. The vast majority of skimmer pumps available to hobbyist are alternating current "AC" pumps (the type of power that comes out of your wall outlet).  Direct current pumps have several key advantages over traditional AC pumps.  Most notably, you can control the rotational speed of the motor, thus electronically control air and water flow rates into the skimmer.  Now the user can have the skimmer process more or less water just by the push of a button!!!


RODC logoEnhanced Control

This controller allows users to select between five preset speeds indicated by five lit LEDs.  The controller also features a feed/service and an On/Off button.  When the feed button is pressed, the skimmer pump shuts down and will automatically reactivate after 10 minutes.  Press the feed button a second time to resume normal operation. RO DC pumps feature a true slow startup where the pump slowly ramps up from zero RPM to the full preset speed over a period of approximately 10 seconds.

The pump and controller are connected via a waterproof 3-conductor union.  The detachable controller will allow for a simple waterproof union. The volute can rotate to change the pump's output orientation in 90 degree intervals, meaning users can output water vertically (up or down) as well as horizontally.


Technical Specs

Hybrid Body: 9in
Footprint: 12in x 10in
Neck Size: 5in
Total Height: 25.2in
Output Size: 50mm / 1.5in

Recommended Sump
Water Height: 7 - 8.5in

Pump Information

Reef Octopus Variable Speed RODC 5500s Pinwheel Pump
Power Consumption: 35-50watts
Voltage: DC 24V
Air Draw: 1200-2000 lph / 42-70 SCFH*
Water Draw: 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

Reef Octopus can not be responsible for consequential damages arising from installation or use of this product. Reef Octopus warrants the pump to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and conditions for the warranty period from the date of purchase.

CoralVue liability under this warranty shall be limited to repairing or replacing at CoralVue’s discretion, without charge. CoralVue will not be liable for any cost of removal, installation, transportation, or any other charges which may arise in a warranty claim.

*Reef Octopus reserves the right to change/modify this product without notice.


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