HOB-1.5 (Hang On Back)

Protein Skimmer

An upgraded and more-powerful version of AquaMaxx's best-selling HOB-1
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Technical Specifications

  • Dimensions: L 7.5 x W 3.5 x H 17 Inch

  • Pump: AquaMaxx SHARK 1.0 (modified and upgraded Italian Sicce pump)

  • Pump power consumption: 11 Watts

  • Outlet size: 3/4 Inch

  • Minimum tank height: 10-7/8"

  • Filtration Rating: up to 75 Gallons (light bioload) or 40 Gallons (heavy bioload)

  • Requires approximately: 4" of clearance to remove collection cup.

  • Fits aquarium rims up to: 3/4" thick.

The AquaMaxx Hang on Back Series I (HOB-1) protein skimmer features an incredibly responsive collection cup and an amazingly powerful submersible pump. It is rated up to 75 gallons in a design thin and light enough to be placed on a nano aquarium or other small saltwater aquarium.

The AquaMaxx HOB Series I protein skimmer removes organic waste from aquarium water. It creates a strong mix of small air bubbles and turbulent water movement to force protein, waste and other materials into a collection cup for easy removal.

AquaMaxx skimmers are computer-precision engineered and utilize the latest filtration technology to deliver the performance and value you are looking for in a protein skimmer.

Ease of Use

AquaMaxx HOB 1.5 protein skimmer iseasy to setup and maintain. Just move the collection cup up or down to adjust the foam level to wet or dry.

Maintenance is simple. A removable collection cup makes cleaning easy. Plus, every AquaMaxx protein skimmer includes a drain fitting for hobbyists who want to setup a separate reservoir for skimmate.

Water quality and consistency is crucial to the success of a marine aquarium. An AquaMaxx HOB Series I protein skimmer will help to ensure that success.

Compact Design

AquaMaxx protein skimmers were designed from the ground up with the hobbyist in mind. AquaMaxx HOB Series I protein skimmers have the pump placed inside the skimmer itself to save space, reduce noise and improve efficiency.

All AquaMaxx protein skimmers are computer designed. Each unit is precision-cut and made of polished cell-cast acrylic.