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Add a Reef Octopus 6" Waste Collector to prevent protein skimmer overflows as well as reduce the strong skimmate smell. Float switch connected to power source for your protein skimmer - automatically shuts off your protein skimmer if float switch is activated. Ping pong ball apparatus stops waste container from overflowing.

  • High quality cast acrylic
  • Holds approx. 4300 mL/145 oz of collection
  • Extra chamber for collecting skimmate
  • Carbon filter cup to help reduce odor - easily removed for carbon exchange
  • Auto shut off feature to turn off skimmer and avoid overflows


  • Height: 21.75"
  • Diameter: 5.5"
  • Footprint: 8.3" x 8.3"
  • Drain line connection: 16" from the base

6" Waste Collector with Auto Shut Off - Reef Octopus

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