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    ATB Says Supersize Me on Latest Skimmer Design

    In case you want to turn your community pool into a saltwater coral reef, ATB has conjured up this beast. Dubbed the ATB Supersize, it features dual Airstar 3000 pumps injecting into a double bubble plate. You’ll also notice that spray down system in the neck–saltwater washes down the inside, while the injectors actually inside […]

    Custom ATB Slim Line Skimmer Boasts Double Bubble Plate

    I’m in the process of overhauling some of the basic filtration items on the glassbox, one of which happens to be the skimmer. Not because the current ATB Small External is not good enough, rather, I have a compulsion to try new equipment. I suppose it comes with the territory. Victor at ATB USA has […]

    ATB Elegance 200 Pro Skimmer: Big Performance, Small Footprint

    Austrian equipment outfit, ATB is out with their newest skimmer model: the ATB Elegance 200 Pro. At 550mm (21.6″) tall and a footprint of just 280 x 230mm (11″ x 9″) this skimmer is aimed at aquarists who require a large skimmer, but not the associated footprint. By placing the ATB Airstar Pro pump inside […]

    Hands on the ATB Mini Airstar v2.0

    The ¬†PSK 2500 based ATB Mini Airstar is dead. The attractive little pump and huge volute was the best PSK 2500 based pump for its time, but has since been laid to rest–and rightfully so. Sicce’s new PSK 600 and PSK 1000 Syncra motor blocks are stronger, more reliable and better built than its past […]

    Move Over 2500, Sicce PSK 600 and PSK 1000 are the New Skimmer Pumps

    Following up from Sicce’s popular Syncra line, the Italian pump manufacturer has added onto their PSK series, officially pushing the popular Sicce PSK 2500 pump into the shadows of 2009. The new PSK-line additions include PSK 1000 (880gph) and the PSK 600 (661gph). ¬†These pumps take some construction cues from the Syncra line, with a […]

    ATB Shorty Revealed as Elegance 200 Double Cone Skimmer

    We’ve got more information on that short, fat and portly ATB that Mare Nostrum has been testing. The skimmer in question is ATB’s new Elegance 200 cone skimmer. Like the rest of the Elegance line it features a double bubble plate and a sloping cone extending through the neck. However, this is the first Elegance […]