Deltec TC12000ix External Skimmer (AC)
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The new products have an E-T-A Ratio of around 60 to one and can produce 1500 lts of air per hour whilst using only 25W of power. Compare this with the current Deltec modified Eheim pumps, (already renound for their performance), which only produce 600 lts of air for 36W of power and you will understand why we are so excited.
The TC name describes the special Twin Chamber design of the bubble chamber which is patented and has the benefit of pressurising the pumps for higher performance and ensures that only unskimmed water passes through he pump rather than reskimming and reprocessing water in the chamber.
The new bubble plate design allows the height of the protein skimmers to be reduced compared with the current range to allow them to fit in a greater number of installations and cabinets. The primary use of the bubble chamber is to prevent turbulence from the protein skimmer body and neck as turbulence can pull waste loaded bubbles back into the water column causing a reduction in efficiency. The air to water ratio is so high that there is almost immediate reaction with the waste therefore there is no requirement for the tall reaction chambers found on some low air protein skimmers thus keeping the units compact.
The total height measurement includes around 20mm for cup removal
Significantly exceeds performance of AP1006
Footprint: 540mm x 540mm
Footprint plus pipework: 800mm x 550mm
Height under outlet pipe: 275mm
Total air produced: 6800 - 7600 lts/hour max
Power consumption: 132 watts - 148 watts
Water feed/throughput: 12000 ltrs/hr
Neck diameter: TBC mm
Pipe connections: 40mm in 63mm out
Patented Twin Chamber bubble chamber
Tank Suitability: normal stocking 14000 lts heavy stocking 11000 lts
Remote drain of skimmer cup
Micro adjustable skimmer setting
High water flow through the skimmer
Optional self cleaning system
New colour scheme
Can be gravity or pump fed (supply pump not supplied).
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