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Sander Freshskim 200 and 300 Protein Skimmers


Sander FreshSkim Protein Skimmers

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Product Name Quantity
Sander Fresh Skim 200 Protein skimmer(OZ0023)
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Sander Fresh Skim 300 Protein skimmer(OZ0024)
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Sander Fresh Skim Air Stone(OZ0090)
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Sander FreshSkim Protein Skimmers

Sander fresh water protein skimmers have been developed especially for the treatment of pond water and are ideal for the Koi enthusiast. Sander FreshSkim Protein Skimmer provides you with crystal clear water, and protein compounds and turbidity are removed before they become harmful for the system.

Working principle of Sander’s protein skimmers

Sander’s skimmers use very fine air bubbles as the central filtration element. An active zone builds up on the bubble surface, to which protein compounds adhere very easily due to their molecular structure. These form two molecular ends – a hydrophobic moiety which attaches to the bubble surface, and a hydrophilic moiety which reaches into the surrounding body of water. Various pollutants, in turn, accumulate around the hydrophilic part – in particular, organic materials such as bacteria, viruses and other pollutant particles.

A conglomerate of air bubble, protein molecules and pollutants forms and floats to thewater surface due to the bubble’s buoyant force. The protein compounds’ surface activity causes a firm foam structure to build up, enclosing the pollutants. This foam is discharged via the foam tube.

In this way, pollutants are removed not only from the pond/aquarium, but completely from the water cycle. In this way, the protein skimmer opens a window in the cycle of materials. This fact distinguishes the protein skimmer substantially from any other mechanical filter.

Sander Freshskim 200 and 300 Protein SkimmersSubstances that may be removed from the water using protein skimming:

  • Protein compounds
  • Various organic compounds
  • Reduction of bod and cod (biological and chemical oxygen demand) – cod in the foam is concentrated by a factor of about 100
  • Precursors of the toxins, ammonium and nitrite
  • Fine suspended solids
  • Residual feed and feces
  • Bacterial biomass and microalgae
  • metabolic products from the biofilter

Sander protein skimmers are ideal reaction vessels for the application of ozone. All Sander protein skimmers are equipped with an ozone inlet. The use of ozone supports and enhances the efficiency of the skimming process and offers valuable benefits – including oxidation of nitrite, degermination and formation of stable foam.

Gas balance

Sander protein skimmers effectively enhance the cycle of gases in the water. Animals breathe oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide. This reduces the water’s pH. In the skimmer, carbon dioxide is largely blown out, and oxygen is re-introduced. The water from the skimmer’s outlet is constantly slightly oversaturated with oxygen.

Interaction with other filter elements Sander protein skimmers

  • substantially enhance the efficacy of biofilters,
  • remove metabolic products from biofilters,
  • are ideally suited for the application of ozone,
  • lengthen the intervals between backwash procedures for sand filters,
  • are optimal for safely recycling outlet water from anaerobic biology (denitrification),
  • increase the amount of light incidence throughout the entire spectrum.

Highest efficiency

Sander protein skimmers operate at the highest level of efficiency

Sander Freshskim 200 Features

Height 1.80 meters.
Air Flow: 1.0 to 2.5 m³ / h
Water flow: 3m ³ / h
pond: 20 m³

Sander Freshskim 300 Features

Height: 2.1 meters
Air flow: 1.5 m³ - 3.5 m³
Water flow: 3m ³
pond: 50m ³