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CAD Lights new Pipeless Nano Skimmer

By Leonard Ho - Posted Jun 14, 2013 09:10 AM
The new PLS-50 is a diminutive protein skimmer featuring CAD Lights patented Pipeless design (helping the PLS-50 maintain its svelte 3.25" footprint). While nano in size, it's technically not a "nano" skimmer since it is rated by the manufacturer for aquariums up to 50 gallons. We share details after the jump.
CAD Lights new Pipeless Nano Skimmer

The new PLS-50 features Cad Lights patented Pipeless technology along with a new patented locking mechanism

Features and specifications for the new PLS-50 Pipeless Protein Skimmer

  • Dimensions: 3.5" x 3.25" x 15"
  • Speed: 190 GPH
  • Air Draw: 187 LPH
  • Pin-wheel impellers
  • Noise emissions: 5dB over audible sound
  • Aquarium Capacity: 10G to 50G
  • 100% Cell-Cast acrylic
  • Easily disassembles in 3 pieces
  • Built in Bubble-Plate
  • Patented lock knob for tension control and full lock of water level adjustment
  • Sliding tank mount for higher or lower settings
  • CAD Lights patented Pipeless design
  • CAD Lights TIA Pro skimmer pumps
  • Includes up-and-down adjustable bracket
  • 3-piece assembly, easily disassembled



Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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