At the core of most reef aquarium filtration approaches lies the protein skimmer. This ingenious method of dissolved organic removal has been tried and true for decades within the hobby but rarely gets the credit it deserve.  In comes Marine Depot with their protein skimmer infographic!

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Photo courtesy of marinedepot.com

Although we tend to simply buy protein skimmers for their plug-and-play applications understanding their functionality has been left to interpretation. With this wonderful “how it works” color rendering of a protein skimmer each function is diagramed and provides informative text on a part-by-part basis. The diagram will be a perfect tool for new hobbyists learning how protein skimmers work as well as those who wish to design their own.

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