ADA VUPPA is the only aquarium skimmer in the world made with stainless steel. TheVUPPA is used in larger aquariums as a method of breaking up and removing naturally occurring oil films and organic buildup that accumulates on the surface of aquarium water.
Two slits etched out in the top of VUPPA allows water to trickle down over Bio Cube, which effectively breaks up organic waste and filters water through a layer of mechanical filtration before returning to the aquarium through the pump on the bottom.
VUPPA comes with Bio Cube for additional mechanical filtration for larger aquariums and is often used as a stand alone filter in nano aquariums such as in the Mini S, Mini M and 30C. This kind of filtration has classically been used in small nano aquariums with low bio load (small numbers of fish or small species of fish like neon tetra). Since aquatic plants offer an additional layer of natural filtration for aquariums,VUPPA provides an excellent alternative to canister filters in small sized aquariums (less than 8 gallons).
When used as a nano filter, the water flow comes out in the middle of the aquarium, if you prefer your flow to evenly spread out towards the top of the aquarium via lily pipe or if you wish to have more sophisticated filtration for your nano aquarium, chose Super Jet ES 150.