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Savio SkimmerFilter Base Unit

Savio SkimmerFilter Base Unit


List Price: $600.00
Our Price: $480.00
Savings: $120.00

Product Code: FSS005

Faceplate Size:


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Savio Skimmerfilters can be used as the total filtration solution for ponds up to 1,000 gallons. This all in one approach reduces plumbing and eliminates the need for extra equipment.

Weir door & matching faceplate are not included. Select from 3 sizes & order weir door/faceplate below. This skimmer will not work without a weir door & faceplate. Faceplate installation video.

General Description
  • Removes up to 85% of debris before it sinks.
  • Macro filtration traps large debris.
  • Optional UV clarifier eliminates green water.
  • Bio-Mechanical filtration maintains healthy living bacteria & polishes water.
  • Sturdy locking cover.
  • Bio-mechanical filter mat and frame.
  • Spacious pump chamber.
  • Mid-water intake option.
  • Rugged leaf basket.
  • External pump outlet.
  • Injection molded housing.
  • One-click locking weir for complete isolation.
  • Can also be used as a stand alone filter for ponds up to 1000 gallons (will function as a skimmer on any size pond).
  • Manufacturer's 5 year limited warranty
  • Outlet holes are not cut. Cutting holes will require the use of a hole saw or jigsaw.
  • Choose from 6", 8.5", or 16" weir opening.
  • Instruction Manual (PDF fiile will open in new browse tab or window)
  • Manufacturer's Part # SS0000
Pumps That Fit Inside This Skimmer

Please Note: The following list reflects submersible pumps sold by AquaNooga that will physically fit into this skimmer. This does not imply that these pumps would be appropriate pumps for all applications, you also need to ensure that the flow rates fit the constraints of the skimmer after factoring in head loss (Vertical distance you raise the water above the pond surface plus friction loss (Friction Loss Chart).)

Savio Full-Size skimmer

Sequence external pumps of appropriate flow rates can also be used with this skimmer.

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Savio SkimmerFilter Illustration
Illustrations showing installation information
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Above image shows a cross section view of
properly installed Savio Skimmerfilter.

Above image shows detail of faceplate installation
on the Savio Skimmerfilter.

Above image shows how a pump is
installed in a Savio Skimmerfilter.

SkimmerFilter Dimensions
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Exploded View of SkimmerFilter
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Select a calculator from the list below.

Faceplate SizePond
Surface Area
Pump GPH (min-max)
for Optimum performance
6 inchUp to 300 sq. ft.Recommended Flow
500-3,500 gph
8.5 inchUp to 500 sq. ft.Recommended Flow
1,200-5,000 gph
16 inchUp to 1,200 sq. ft.Recommended Flow
3,500-8,500 gph

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