MC 300 hang-on back pack style skimmer

MC 300 hang-on back pack style skimmer

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The high manufacturing tolerances and design of the special venturi and pinwheel produce 130 lts of air per hour, (150lts for 110v US model), giving it the same level of performance that you would expect from all Deltec skimmers and outperforming any other skimmer in its class.

The four most important things to consider for a high performance protein skimmer are:

  • Air Volume
  • Bubble Size
  • Air Volume 
  • Air Volume

Foam Fractionation (Protein Skimming) is a process where protein wastes are removed from water by differential electrostatic attraction at an air /water interface. The more air and the smaller the bubbles in contact with the water, the higher the surface area for reaction and the higher the efficiency of the skimmer.

The patented Deltec pinwheel rips the air into the finest bubbles for maximum effect.

Contact time is important but only if there is insufficient air for immediate reaction.

Comparative testing shows that most manufacturers claim a much higher suitable tank size for their skimmers with half the air volume or less.


Deltec don't compromise on water quality


Choose your next skimmer on £ / true performance and you will find that a Deltec skimmer will work out to be the most cost effective of the lot. 

Technical Data:

  • MCE300 Skimmer : Article No. 31115
  • Can be hung on the outside of the aquarium or sump.
  • Draws its own water from the aquarium via the internal needlewheel pump.
  • 130 litres of air/hr are produced at the venturi.
  • 150 litres of air for 110v US specification.


  • L 165mm W 175mm H 450mm (normal position).
  • H 620mm (allowing for removal of the cup).
  • Height above lip of aquarium - normal position 170mm.
  • Width of body only external to tank 100mm.
  • Pipes extend by 95mm from skimmer body. 


  • Normal Stocking 320 lts (70 UK gallons)
  • Heavy Stocking 225 lts (50 UK gallons)

 Electrical Consumption:

  • Pump - Maxijet 1000 with Deltec Pinwheel - 9.5W for 230V version
  • Pump - Maxijet 1000 with Deltec Pinwheel - 10.5W for 110V version

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