RODC 2500s Skimmer Pump

  • SKU: RODC-2500S

Max Flow: 237gph / Max Air: 895 L/H (31 SCFH)*

Max Power Consumption: 25watts       Dimensions: 4.75in(W) x 5.7in(L) x 4in(H)
Includes a pump, controller w/ mounting bracket, power supply, venturi, airline and 1in output union.


A New Benchmark Protein Skimmer Performance and Control

The Reef Octopus controllable Direct Current “DC” pinwheel skimmer pumps 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!!!

Enhanced 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.

Replacement pump for 
Diablo DCS 150int, Classic 150int, SRO 2000int, Regal 150(int,sss)

*There is an addition part needed to convert the pump to the skimmer body for some models that must be requested at the time of purchase due to the added cost of the part.


RO-DC-3500S Skimmer Pump Specs

Output thread size: 1in male
Inlet thread size: 1.25in male
Dimensions: 4.75in(W) x 5.7in(L) x 4in(H) 

Output union size available: 32mm or 40mm
Voltage: DC 24V
Power Consumption: 25w watts at max power
Max Air Draw: 895L/H (31 SCFH)*

*Air and water results will vary depending on aquarium setup


- 2 year coverage on pump/1 year on rotor

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.

NOTE: This warranty is void if the product is damaged through abnormal operating conditions, accident, abuse, misuse, unauthorized alteration or repair. This warranty is valid only in North America and is non-transferable. Consumable spare parts are not applicable to the warranty.

If you have troubles with the pump starting please remove the volute cover from the pump to expose the pumps rotor. Then remove the impeller and reseat the front rotary bearing. Please see the following video for further guidance.

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