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MRC® MR-1™ Protein Skimmer

MRC® MR-1™ Protein Skimmer


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MR-1™ Protein Skimmer:

MRC® introduces the MR-1™ Protein Skimmer – an epitome of Potent and Efficient aquarium maintenance.

Why spend endless hours cleaning your aquarium when your equipment can handle the dirty work? Let the MRC +Series skimmers take charge, showcasing their reliable performance over two decades.

Ensure Happy Livestock by providing your fish and corals with the environment they deserve – clean and fully oxygenated. The MRC® Signature Series is your solution for maintaining an optimal aquatic habitat.

Experience Growth with Your Success through our unique injection line, the world's only upgradeable protein skimmer. Say goodbye to discarding your skimmer with every upgrade or bio-load addition. With MRC®, simply install upgrade parts, minimizing waste, financial loss, and downtime. Suitable for aquariums up to 8,500 gallons.

Key Features:

  • Overview: Suitable for up to 175 Gallons | Ozone compatible | High-Quality 3/8″ Cell Cast Acrylic & 1/4″ Cell Cast Acrylic tube
  • +Series Signature Protein Skimmers: Successfully running aquariums for two decades, featuring an injector assembly utilizing a pressure differential to maximize protein skimming. Enhanced by ultra-efficient DC powered pumps, the MR-1 is the ideal solution for smaller systems. Despite its compact footprint, it rivals the power of its larger counterparts.

About MRC Protein Skimmer Signature Series Models:

  • Simple Installation: Enjoy peace of mind with easy installation and a set-and-forget approach. MRC® Signature Skimmers are designed to work seamlessly.
  • Versatile Capacity: From 100 gallons to 5,000 gallons, the +Series Signature skimmers are equipped to handle various aquarium systems.
  • Precision Craftsmanship: All +Series™ Skimmers are precision-made with the highest tolerances, ensuring accuracy from the start.
  • Attention to Detail: MRC® is meticulous about details, evident in our custom thumbscrews – precision-threaded, food-grade, and 100% American made.


  • System capabilities: 175 gallons

Total Height: 22.5″

Foot Print: 9″ x 5.5″

Number of Injectors: 1

Injector Input: 1″ SOC

Gate Valve (Standard): 1 1/4″

Recommended Pump: Sicce Syncra Silent 3.5 HP, BL-40HD (PW 100-PX), Ecotech Vectra M2 

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