Super Reef Octopus XP5000 External Skimmer

SRO XP8000 Recirculating External Protein Skimmer

  • SKU: SRO-XP8000E

Rated for Aquariums up to 1200 Gallons

Footprint: 24" x 20.5" | Body Diameter: 16" | Height: 38"
Powered by: Reef Octopus Bubble Blaster 10000s Pinwheel Pump
- Requires a 1200-2200GPH Feed Pump to Operate



The Super Reef Octopus XP8000 is a Recirculating External protein skimmer that has a full conical body for enhanced foam production* and power packed performance provided by the Bubble Blaster 10000s pinwheel pump by Reef Octopus.

Super Reef Octopus XP8000 external model has the following features:

  • Full Cone BodywithBubble Diffusing Chamber naturally reduces and stabilizes the foam production;This means less turbulence in the neck area and more contact time for organics to rise and collect*
  • LG Air Silencer for quiet operation and airline mount
  • Large Collection Cup with flow directional guide lid, waste drain and unit venting
  • Precision ControlOutput Valve for Easy Tuning
  • Solid Acrylic Construction- Made Tough
  • The Bubble Blaster HY-10000 pinwheel pump offers super efficiency and the very best in performance.The Bubble Blaster is designed to enhance filtration by employing the innovative pinwheel impeller which delivers more bubbles in greater volume with low energy consumption and heat emission.

*The XP full cone body puts less back pressure on the pump gaining performance enhancements (air/water draw) and the volcano shape offers natural transition of organics up and out of the water column.


Technical Specs

Body Size: 16in
Footprint: 24in x 20.5in
Neck Size: 6in
Total Height: 38in
Output Size: 62mm/ 2in pvc
Output Height: 11in
Feed Inlet Size: 1in
Max Feed Rate:2,200 GPH

Note:Suggest Feed Rate is 1.5-2 times the system volume but not exceeding max rate of 2,200GPH

Pump Information

Bubble Blaster HY-10000sPinwheel Recirculation Pump
Voltage: 120v/60Hz
Wattage: 125w (95w running)
Air draw: 4000 L/H (140 SCFH)
GPH: 600 - Efficiency: 95%
*Air and water results will vary depending on aquarium setup


- 2 Year on Pump
- 2 Year Rotor
- 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.

In-sump or external applications - Requires Feed source. Suggest Feed Rate is 1.5-2 times the system volume.

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