Twisted Skimmer

The most powerful and efficient protein skimmer on earth.

True Power Skimming

Processes 200% - 300% more water / waste per hour than all needle wheel protein skimmers of comparable size.

Bashsea's Twisted Skimmer is the most powerful, stable, and efficient protein skimmer on earth.

Full body reaction chamber

Our extra large reaction chamber greatly increases dwell time.

This results in optimum nutrient removal.

Efficient Injection and Mixing

Bashsea's patent pending injection and mixing system offers distinct advantages and abilities:

  • Provides the ability to inject ozone
  • Forces air and water through a pre-determined path
  • Delivers 100% air and water mixing efficiency

The Bashsea Bubble Plate

Bashsea's laser cut bubble plate is engineered to minimize turbulence.

Reduced turbulence increases efficiency during dwell time.

Easy Maintenance Collection Cup

Simple removal

Quick 1/4 turn key hole cup removal & 100% air tight true O-ring seal

Connect Waste Collector

John Guest stem fitting for a simple attachment to our Waste Collector

Complete Water Control

The included gate valve allows for complete, precise, and stable water level control.

In Use Advantages

Will never overflow
No adjustments necessary after the initial setup
No reliance on a constant sump water height

Additional Features

Can be used internally or externally
True O-Ring seals
Precision CNC key hole flanges
For salt water environments only
Commercial grade durability & craftsmanship
Superior quality build materials
EXPLORE
Twisted Skimmer
MODELS
Twisted Skimmer
6-24
Blu
Red
White
Front
2/4
Side
Aproximate Scale
zoom
Dimensions
Length x Width x Height
Product Dimensions
12.2" x 7.25" x 24"
( 30.99cm x 18.42cm x 60.96cm )
Packaging Dimensions
16" x 12" x 29"
( 40.64cm x 30.48cm x 73.66cm )
Weight
Product Weight
15 lb
( 6.8 kg )
Packaging Weight
18 lb
( 8.16 kg )
Properties
Base Dimensions (L x W)
7.25" x 12.25"
( 18.42cm x 31.12cm )
Chamber Diameter
6"
( 15.24cm )
Water Input Diameter
1.5"
( 3.81cm )
Clean Water Return Diameter
1"
( 2.54cm )
Collection Cup Drain Diameter
.375"
( 0.95cm )
Recommended Aquarium Setup
NOTE: Bio load can affect recommendations
Flow Rate Min
600 gal / hr
( 2271.25 L / hr )
Flow Rate Max
1000 gal / hr
( 3785.41 L / hr )
Aquarium Min Volume
90 gal
( 340.69 L )
Aquarium Max Volume
150 gal
( 567.81 L )
Water Pump Sicce 4.0, Sicce 5.0 ( or equivalent )
Twisted Skimmer
6-30
Blu
Red
White
Front
2/4
Side
Aproximate Scale
zoom
Dimensions
Length x Width x Height
Product Dimensions
12.25" x 7.25" x 30"
( 31.12cm x 18.42cm x 76.2cm )
Packaging Dimensions
16" x 12" x 35"
( 40.64cm x 30.48cm x 88.9cm )
Weight
Product Weight
16 lb
( 7.26 kg )
Packaging Weight
19 lb
( 8.62 kg )
Properties
Base Dimensions (L x W)
7.25" x 12.25"
( 18.42cm x 31.12cm )
Chamber Diameter
6"
( 15.24cm )
Water Input Diameter
1.5"
( 3.81cm )
Clean Water Return Diameter
1"
( 2.54cm )
Collection Cup Drain Diameter
.375"
( 0.95cm )
Recommended Aquarium Setup
NOTE: Bio load can affect recommendations
Flow Rate Min
750 gal / hr
( 2839.06 L / hr )
Flow Rate Max
1200 gal / hr
( 4542.49 L / hr )
Aquarium Min Volume
150 gal
( 567.81 L )
Aquarium Max Volume
250 gal
( 946.35 L )
Water Pump Sicce 5.0, Sicce 5.5 ( or equivalent )
Twisted Skimmer
8-24
Blu
Red
White
Front
2/4
Side
Aproximate Scale
zoom
Dimensions
Length x Width x Height
Product Dimensions
14.25" x 9" x 24"
( 36.2cm x 22.86cm x 60.96cm )
Packaging Dimensions
18" x 14" x 29"
( 45.72cm x 35.56cm x 73.66cm )
Weight
Product Weight
20 lb
( 9.07 kg )
Packaging Weight
23 lb
( 10.43 kg )
Properties
Base Dimensions (L x W)
9" x 14.25"
( 22.86cm x 36.2cm )
Chamber Diameter
8"
( 20.32cm )
Water Input Diameter
1.5"
( 3.81cm )
Clean Water Return Diameter
1"
( 2.54cm )
Collection Cup Drain Diameter
.375"
( 0.95cm )
Recommended Aquarium Setup
NOTE: Bio load can affect recommendations
Flow Rate Min
1200 gal / hr
( 4542.49 L / hr )
Flow Rate Max
1800 gal / hr
( 6813.74 L / hr )
Aquarium Min Volume
250 gal
( 946.35 L )
Aquarium Max Volume
350 gal
( 1324.89 L )
Water Pump Sicce 7.0 ( or equivalent )
Twisted Skimmer
8-30
Blu
Red
White
Front
2/4
Side
Aproximate Scale
zoom
Dimensions
Length x Width x Height
Product Dimensions
14.25" x 9" x 30"
( 36.2cm x 22.86cm x 76.2cm )
Packaging Dimensions
18" x 14" x 35"
( 45.72cm x 35.56cm x 88.9cm )
Weight
Product Weight
21 lb
( 9.53 kg )
Packaging Weight
24 lb
( 10.89 kg )
Properties
Base Dimensions (L x W)
9" x 14.25"
( 22.86cm x 36.2cm )
Chamber Diameter
8"
( 20.32cm )
Water Input Diameter
1.5"
( 3.81cm )
Clean Water Return Diameter
1"
( 2.54cm )
Collection Cup Drain Diameter
.375"
( 0.95cm )
Recommended Aquarium Setup
NOTE: Bio load can affect recommendations
Flow Rate Min
1800 gal / hr
( 6813.74 L / hr )
Flow Rate Max
2600 gal / hr
( 9842.07 L / hr )
Aquarium Min Volume
350 gal
( 1324.89 L )
Aquarium Max Volume
500 gal
( 1892.71 L )
Water Pump Sicce 9.0 ( or equivalent )
COMPARE
Twisted Skimmer
MODELS
Twisted Skimmer
6-24
6-30
8-24
8-30
Dimensions
Length x Width x Height
Product Dimensions
12.2" x 7.25" x 24"
( 30.99cm x 18.42cm x 60.96cm )
12.25" x 7.25" x 30"
( 31.12cm x 18.42cm x 76.2cm )
14.25" x 9" x 24"
( 36.2cm x 22.86cm x 60.96cm )
14.25" x 9" x 30"
( 36.2cm x 22.86cm x 76.2cm )
Packaging Dimensions
16" x 12" x 29"
( 40.64cm x 30.48cm x 73.66cm )
16" x 12" x 35"
( 40.64cm x 30.48cm x 88.9cm )
18" x 14" x 29"
( 45.72cm x 35.56cm x 73.66cm )
18" x 14" x 35"
( 45.72cm x 35.56cm x 88.9cm )
Weight
Product Weight
15 lb
( 6.8 kg )
16 lb
( 7.26 kg )
20 lb
( 9.07 kg )
21 lb
( 9.53 kg )
Packaging Weight
18 lb
( 8.16 kg )
19 lb
( 8.62 kg )
23 lb
( 10.43 kg )
24 lb
( 10.89 kg )
Properties
Base Dimensions (L x W)
7.25" x 12.25"
( 18.42cm x 31.12cm )
7.25" x 12.25"
( 18.42cm x 31.12cm )
9" x 14.25"
( 22.86cm x 36.2cm )
9" x 14.25"
( 22.86cm x 36.2cm )
Chamber Diameter
6"
( 15.24cm )
6"
( 15.24cm )
8"
( 20.32cm )
8"
( 20.32cm )
Water Input Diameter
1.5"
( 3.81cm )
1.5"
( 3.81cm )
1.5"
( 3.81cm )
1.5"
( 3.81cm )
Clean Water Return Diameter
1"
( 2.54cm )
1"
( 2.54cm )
1"
( 2.54cm )
1"
( 2.54cm )
Collection Cup Drain Diameter
.375"
( 0.95cm )
.375"
( 0.95cm )
.375"
( 0.95cm )
.375"
( 0.95cm )
Recommended Aquarium Setup
NOTE: Bio load can affect recommendations
Flow Rate Min
600 gal / hr
( 2271.25 L / hr )
750 gal / hr
( 2839.06 L / hr )
1200 gal / hr
( 4542.49 L / hr )
1800 gal / hr
( 6813.74 L / hr )
Flow Rate Max
1000 gal / hr
( 3785.41 L / hr )
1200 gal / hr
( 4542.49 L / hr )
1800 gal / hr
( 6813.74 L / hr )
2600 gal / hr
( 9842.07 L / hr )
Aquarium Min Volume
90 gal
( 340.69 L )
150 gal
( 567.81 L )
250 gal
( 946.35 L )
350 gal
( 1324.89 L )
Aquarium Max Volume
150 gal
( 567.81 L )
250 gal
( 946.35 L )
350 gal
( 1324.89 L )
500 gal
( 1892.71 L )
Water Pump Sicce 4.0, Sicce 5.0 ( or equivalent )Sicce 5.0, Sicce 5.5 ( or equivalent )Sicce 7.0 ( or equivalent )Sicce 9.0 ( or equivalent )