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Swabbie Retrofit
Swabbie Retrofit
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Swabbie Retrofit

17 reviews
$ 159.99

Swab the Neck!

This Swabbie option is for existing lid retrofit.  Just send us your skimmer lid and we will install the motor housing for you.  Turn around is usually about a week from when we receive the lid.  When ordering, please add a comment in the box at checkout to alert us that you are sending your lid and when we should expect it.  Another option is to request a new lid from your skimmer manufacturer be sent to us, that way you don't have to use a dinner plate on your skimmer until the Swabbies lid returns to you.

Joey from The Coral Reef Talk made a really great video overview of the process:

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the retrofit process.  You may send your lid to us at:

Avast Marine Works
12953 Back Rd.
Strasburg, VA 22657

Technical Data:
Modification of original skimmer lid means a perfect fit every time
Timer or aquarium controller not included
Power consumption: AC 110v 3w
Height: The motor housing is 3.25" above the skimmer lid
Warranty: 1 year

Click here for the user manual
Click here for the self-install manual

Read further technical details about the Swabbie here

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Aaron H.
United States United States

Excellent product and service

First, the product was top notch. Well built and functions as advertised. Had a technical question which was answered accurately and timely. Highly recommended.

Martin J.
United States United States

Swabbie Retrofit

I love the Swabbie retrofit!

Chad Z.
United States United States

Excellent Skimmer Neck Cleaner

Excellent..I sent my skimmer lid for a skimmer neck install. They modified their product at my request so I could keep skimmer cup float switch and had it back to me in less then week. (USPS was slow) Works flawlessly!!!

Huy N.
United States United States

Swabbie retrofit

Does a great job keeping the skimmer neck clean

Avast Marine Works Swabbie Retrofit Review
Jose M.
United States United States

U guys are the best

U guys are the best highly recommend!!! I send my protein skimmer lid. To get drill it didn’t even took a week I had it back is a couple of days ! Excellent customer service

Avast Marine Works Swabbie Retrofit Review