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Add a Reef Octopus 4" 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. 1400 mL/49 oz of collection
  • Extra chamber for collecting skimmate
  • Carbon filter cup to help reduce odor - easily removed for carbon exchange
  • Auto shut off and 5min delay feature to turn off skimmer and avoid overflows



  • Height: 18"
  • Diameter: 3.9"
  • Footprint: 6.5" x 6.5"
  • 5 minute delay function keeps skimmer off an extra 5 minutes after power is lost. This feature allows the sump to return to its normal water level before the skimmer turns on, thus avoiding overflows.
  • Drain line connection: 12.25" from the base

Reef Octopus 4" Waste Collector with Auto Shut Off

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