Skims off the protein layer which forms on the aquarium water surface, improving oxygen exchange and allowing light to enter the aquarium unimpeded for better plant growth. The extractor takes water through the strainer at the top and has a floating surface intake as well to help remove surface debris. This product can hook up to any canister filter with flow rate up to 200 gph. The EHEIM Surface suction extractor is suitable for all aquarium sizes. It is possible to shut off the Surface suction extractor during feeding the fish. The skimmer hooks up to the intake of the Eheim 2211, 2213, 2215, and 2217 filters. The T Reducer is needed when using the extractor with the 2217 filter. It is green to blend in with any natural setting. Size: 12 Long x 1 Diameter.
Can be used with other filter intakes if correct size or with adapters.
Use on the intake side of your canister filter. Quietly removes surface sludge and protein build-up. This product can hook up to any canister filter with flow rate up to 200 gph. Eheim filter 2217 requires part to tee off the intake and eheim filter 2250/2260 requires part to tee off the surface extractor. Connects to 12/16 mm tubing or 3/8" id tubing.