Skip to product information
1 of 2

DD The Aquarium solution

ClariSea SK-5000 G3 Automatic Fleece Filter + Smart Control & Alarm

ClariSea SK-5000 G3 Automatic Fleece Filter + Smart Control & Alarm

Regular price $445.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $445.00 USD
Sale Sold out

ClariSea SK-5000 Gen3

The ClariSea Gen3 fleece filters are the latest generation in our market leading, patented, roll filter system. Building on extensive research and development this new version incorporates all the changes and improvements of the upgraded Gen 2.1 filter, but with an additional host of new features, including pre-built body, multi size inlet adapter and easier to load fleece.

This high efficiency water filtration system effectively removes suspended particles such as micro algae, detritus, food, organic waste and gravel dust from the water column. Suitable for use in marine aquariums, freshwater aquariums, fish-breeding systems and propagation systems for corals.



  • High volume filtration capacity
  • Minimal installation footprint
  • Completely replaces the need for filter socks
  • Preassembled body
  • Quick release silencer plates
  • Top rollers with fleece guide
  • Drop in fleece holder
  • Easy cleaning design
  • Multiple installation options
  • Automatic advance of dirty fleece
  • Multi-function smart controller
  • End of roll audible alarm
  • Filter jam/float error/water depth alarm
  • Phosphate free fleece material
  • Special low-odour fleece material
  • Integrated fail-safe overflow
  • Silencer plates for quiet operation
  • Water bypass system
  • Fleece removal tool

Technical Specifications

  • Recommended flow rate: 5,000 l/h (1,300 USG/h)
  • Optimal water depth for longer fleece life: 10cm (4”)
  • Minimum submerged water depth: 5cm (2”)
  • Maximum submerged water depth: 20cm (8”)
  • Hang-on bracket height adjustment: up to 14cm (5.5”)
  • Recommended aquarium size: 1200 litres (320 USG)
  • Universal inlet connection: 32mm / 40mm / 1”
  • Filter fleece: 15cm (6”) width

ClariSea Smart Controller

The ClariSea unit includes a smart controller for the automatic and manual advance of the fleece roll. This will also show visual and audable alarms if a potential error is detected during operation.

Smart controller buttons

Play button

Press and hold to manually advance the motor and roll on the fleece.

Alarm button

Press alarm button for 1 - 2 seconds to turn off audible alarm. Alarm condition will still be present with Red LED still flashing. The automatic advance of fleece will be disabled but the play button will still function as manual advance for the fleece.

Pressing the alarm button for 5-7 seconds will fully reset the controller, completely clearing the alarm state and resetting the unit into normal operation mode. Disconnecting power for 30 seconds will also reset the controller and clear the alarm state.

Smart controller LED indicator functions

Normal operation

Initialisation (Power on or reset):

  • Blue/Red LED will both flash 5 times, an audible alarm will sound with each flash if the smart controller is reset or powered on.
  • Blue LED will remain on to show that the unit is in normal standby mode.

Motor activation

  • When the motor is activated the blue LED will flash.

Alarm indicators

If the roll cannot advance or the float is activated for more than 5 seconds.

  • Red alarm LED will flash
  • Audible alarm will sound for 2 seconds every 5 seconds
  • Automatic advance of fleece will be disabled until the controller is reset.

If the float is not activated for 8 hours indicating the fleece is possibly empty.

  • Blue/Red LED both flashing, audible alarm will sound for 1 second every 2 seconds
  • Automatic advance of fleece will be disabled until the controller is reset.

If there is a possible installation error and the float is not triggered with 48 hours after initial set-up or reset.

  • Red LED will flash at 10 second intervals the audible alarm will sound with each flash
  • Automatic advance of fleece will be disabled until the controller is reset.


Optional Clean Roll Positioning Kit

An optional clean roll positioning kit is available from D-D product stockists to fit the ClariSea SK5000 Gen3. This will make it possible to change and adjust the clean roll mounting point allowing the unit to be installed closer to the side of a cabinet or where space is restricted. In situations where the ClariSea unit is mounted low in a sump the optional positioning kit is also usefull to move the clean roll into a higher position away from water splashing and for easier acces when changing the roll.


ClariSea unboxing and quick setup video

View full details