eSsence 130 Protein Skimmer


eSsence 130 Protein Skimmer

Loaded with Innovations.

Did you know?

We are the first protein skimmer manufacturer in the world that designs and produces our own skimmer pumps. Our skimmer pumps have been specifically engineered to enhance and increase the efficiency of our protein skimmers.

Product Name: OCTO eSsence 130 Protein Skimmer

Model/Type: Space Saving Skimmers (SSS)

Series: OCTO

Model No.: eSsence-130

Features & Benefits

  • Twist & Lift Collection Cup for Easy Maintenance
  • Quieter Operation with Integrated Detachable Silencer  Collar
  • Dome Bubble Chamber with Angled Apertures for Extended Reaction Time
  • Quick Release Tabs Offer Convenient Access to the Inner Body
  • 360° Submerged Water Output Provides a Quiet Splash-Free Discharge
  • Calibrated Click Dial Water Output Adjustment
  • Elgant Full Tapered Wine-Shaped Body
  • Remarkably Compact Footprint
  • Quiet , Reliable and Efficient AQ Pinwheel Pump



Loaded with Innovations

10 over years of cumulative experience in the design and manufacturing of Skimmers, our eSsence-130 are loaded with innovative human centric features.

12% quieter than Skimmer of the same capacity due to its Integrated Silencer build into the Skimmer’s Neck. Couple with a Twist and Lift design, this enable the User to quickly detach the Neck from the Skimmer’s Body for easy and quick maintenance.

16 Steps Water Outlet Adjustments to ensure that fine tuning of water output adjustments are possible. Design with special slanting cut grooves to ensure an even outflow which minimises splashes.

25 Angled Grooves + Apertures on the Bubble Plate for maximising constant micro air bubbling, with a Vortex churn effect which extends reaction time.

4 Quick Releases at the Base Plate of the Skimmer allow User to quickly and conveniently access the inner body of the Skimmer, no Screwdriver needed.

4 Ultra Durable Silicon Rubber Base Attachments (Feet) are attached to the Base Plate, effectively reduces vibration and noise.

Warranty (against manufacturing defect):

2 years* – pump motor only

What is Included

OCTO S-130
Article CodeItemsModel No.Qty
BCollection Cup1
DSkimmer Body1
EBubble Plate1
FBubble Plate Chamber1
HO Ring17 *21
IAir hose1
MSilicone feet4
NPump holder1
OO Ring17*21
PSkimmer pumpAQ-1800S1
QWire Sleeve1
RSkimmer Base1
TDrain Outlet1
VAdjustable Valve1
WWater Outlet Pipe1

Technical Data

1. Skimmers

ProductWet/DryPump PowerCup DiameterNeck DiameterFootprintHeightOutput SizeTank Volume
WWmminchmminchmminchmminchLUS Gal
50 Hz60 Hz
S-130Wet10111405.5602.42101758.26.852020.5ø40 mm (1-1/4″)600160

2. Skimmer Pump

ProductModel No.Wet/DryAir IntakePowerMaximum Flow RateConnection Size (outlet)
S-130AQ-1800SBoth4801275111351011530140530140ø25 (3/4″)

Electrical or other Certification

Pumps (AQ) – CE certified

Explosion Charts


eSsence 130 Instruction Manual

eSsence 130 Unboxing and Maintenance Video


Accessories /parts