The Fluval Surface Skimmer is a handy attachment designed to eliminate unsightly surface films and organic waste from your aquarium, promoting a clean and healthy environment for your fish.


  • Eliminates Surface Scum: Effectively removes protein films and other organic matter that can accumulate on the water's surface.
  • Improves Water Quality: By removing waste, the skimmer helps maintain good water clarity and gas exchange at the surface.
  • Promotes Oxygenation: Increased water movement at the surface can contribute to better oxygen levels in your tank.
  • Safe for Marine Aquariums: Made from non-metallic materials, the Fluval Surface Skimmer is ideal for saltwater aquariums.
  • Easy to Use: Simply attach the skimmer to your compatible Fluval canister filter (05, 06, or 07 series) for effortless operation.


  • Fluval 05 Series Canister Filters
  • Fluval 06 Series Canister Filters
  • Fluval 07 Series Canister Filters

It draws water from the surface of the aquarium eliminating undesirable surface films.

Marine aquariums in particular that do not employ a surface overflow will substantially benefit from the implementation of the surface skimmer because it contains no metal parts.