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Savio Skimmers

We have two Savio Skimmers in stock.  These are the small compact skimmer-filter  (CS0000) that the manufacture says are suitable for a pond of 700 gallon koi pond and 2500 gallon water garden.  The two filter trays that are visible can be pulled out and hosed off with pond water when they get filled with small debris.  There is a handy leaf basket with a handle directly across from the opening.  This leaf basket catches leaves and twigs and can easily be pulled straight up and emptied very quickly. 

The pump is placed in the opening behind the two filter cartridges.  The hole in the back is for the outflow of the pump and is not designed to be sealed.  The round hole serves as a safety valve or water overflow if there is too much water in the pond.

The hole in the center will accept a UV light and is simply installed by placing the light down in the hole and locking the light n with the three slotted openings.  The proper water level is maintained by placement of the unit and also by the height of the opening where the outflow of the pump is.

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View from back of skimmer filter

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Front view of skimmer filter.  The face plate comes in a separate box and all the instructions, screws, and parts are in the plastic bag.

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The entire unit is made of injection molded plastic and quite durable.  the lid is strong enough to stand on.

One word of advice:  When the unit is installed is is mostly underground.  Keep the lid on .  There is a tendency to want to pack the dirt in tight around the skimmer when it is installed. 

Packing dirt can compress the sides a little and make it hard to remove the lid.

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