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The REEFER series provide advanced hobbyists with a solid foundation for building a fully featured reef or marine aquarium.
The REEFER™ series combines a contemporary, rimless, ultra-clear glass aquarium with a stylish cabinet and a comprehensive water management system including a professional sump with integrated automatic top-up and Red Sea’s unique silent down-flow system.
Incorporating technologies originally developed for Red Sea’s all-in-one MAX® coral reef systems, the REEFER™ series is designed for ease of operation while enabling the advanced hobbyist to install an unlimited choice of lighting, filtration, circulation and controllers to create a uniquely customized system.
The REEFER™ Deluxe incorporates the all-new ReefLED™ lighting units with Red Sea’s custom mounting system into the REEFER reef ready systems in a convenient single package.
At the heart of the ReefLED is a compact Led array that provides a reef-safe range of REEF-SPEC light through a single REEF-SPEC Blue (23,000 Kelvin) channel that consists of an optimum combination of ultraviolet, violet and blue LEDs and an 8,000 Kelvin white channel.
In addition, it has a separate dedicated 3W Moonlight channel to provide the low levels of light for reef-safe nighttime viewing.
The ReefLED includes a single optical-glass, hollow lens that creates a homogenous light, giving a dramatic coral coloration and a gentle shimmer throughout the aquarium.
ReefLED is controlled by Red Sea’s ReefBeat® App which provides a wide range of easy to use functions such as random clouds, acclimation for new installations and a lunar cycle for the moonlights.
The custom mounting system attaches firmly onto the rear wall of the tank and can be rotated to the upright position during reefscaping or other tank maintenance. The REEFER™ Peninsula Deluxe come with a customized hanging system for the ReefLED™ lights.
REEFER™ Deluxe is available for all models with 1, 2, 3 or 4 LED units according to model.
The XXL models now includes 4 sizes that give you the freedom to create more expansive, intricate and diverse reefscapes without the constraints of smaller tanks. These tanks sit on extra durable HPL coated plywood Marine Spec cabinets for greater water resistance, with fully adjustable feet for perfect leveling on any surface.
They are constructed using 19mm (3/4") ultra-clear glass and sit on extra durable HPL coated plywood Marine Spec cabinets for greater water resistance. The feet are fully adjustable for perfect levelling on any surface.
Features of the Red Sea REEFER™ include:
REEFER™ aquariums are constructed from thick, beveled-edge, ultra-clear glass to support their elegant and modern rimless design.
The aquarium sits on a recessed base that “floats” it above the cabinet, which seamlessly follows the contour of the glass.
The marine-spec laminated cabinet that houses the sump, (and in the larger models also includes a dedicated, vented space for chillers) is smartly finished with weatherproof, epoxy-painted doors.
The comprehensive water management system provides the base for excellent water quality. Surface water from all sides of the aquarium is actively fed to the sump through the regulated silent flow downpipe.
Removable surface-skimming combs surround the top of the centrally located overflow box that houses the downpipe, sump return pipe and the discreet multi-directional “eyeball” return outlet nozzle.
In the event of a blockage in the regulated downpipe, an additional emergency overflow pipe provides an unrestricted free flow of aquarium water directly to the sump.
On entering the sump the water passes through a 200 micron mechanical filter bag, before entering the filtration compartment that maintains a constant water height, making it suitable for all skimmers and other reactors.
In order to remove any air bubbles that may have escaped from the skimmer, the water passes through a bubble-stripping cascade on its way to the return pump chamber.
To ensure a constant water level in the pump compartment, all REEFER™ sumps include an integrated automatic freshwater top-up unit, guaranteeing a constant, stable water flow throughout the complete system.
REEFER Model Specification
|Main Features||Ultra clear front and side glass|
|Ultra clear front glass thickness (mm)||15 (5/8")||19 (3/4")||19 (3/4")||19 (3/4")|
|Built in surface skimmer|
|Integrated automatic top up system|
|System Volumes||Display tank water volume (L)||398 (105 gal)||528 (140 gal)||502 (133 gal)||602 (160 gal)|
|In cabinet sump water volume (L)||102 (27 gal)||134 (35 gal)||123 (32 gal)||150 (40 gal)|
|Total system water volume (L)||500 (132 gal)||662 (175 gal)||625 (165 gal)||750 (200 gal)|
|RO reservoir volume (L)||22.5 (6 gal)||28.5 (7.5 gal)||28.5 (7.5 gal)||28.5 (7.5 gal)|
|System Dimensions||Display tank length (cm)||125 (49.2")||160 (63")||150 (59")||180 (71")|
|Display tank height (cm)||60 (23.6")||60 (23.6")||60 (23.6")||60 (23.6")|
|Display tank width (cm)||60 (23.6")||64 (25.2")||65 (25.6")||65 (25.6")|
|Total system height with cabinet (cm)||160 (63")||160 (63")||148 (58.3")||148 (58.3")|
|Sump Dimensions||Sump Water height (cm)||21-27 (8.3”-10.6")||21-27 (8.3”-10.6")||21-27 (8.3”-10.6")||21-27 (8.3”-10.6")|
|Sump Skimmer chamber Dimensions (cm)||41 x 51 (16" x 20")||59 x 51 (23.2" x 20")||51 x 51 (20" x 20")||71 x 51 (28" x 20")|
|Sump Pump chamber Dimensions (cm)||26 x 28 (10.2" x 11")||33 x 28 (13" x 11")||33 x 28 (13" x 11")||33 x 28 (13" x 11")|
|Return Pump||Recommended Return Pump flow (lph) (pump not included)||6000 (1600 gph)||7000 (1850 gph)||6000 (1600 gph)||7000 (1850 gph)|
|Deluxe Series Features||ReefLED 90 LED Light Fixture (90W)||3 Unit (270W)||4 Unit (360W)||3 Unit (270W)||4 Unit (360W)|
|New Special Features||Adjustable Height Skimmer Chamber|
|225 micron Thin-mesh Filter Bag||2||2||2||2|
|Filter Media Cup||2||2||2||2|
|Quick Release cabinet door hinges|
|Heavy Duty levelable Plywood Cabinet|
With a dedicated team of scientists and other professionals, Red Sea is widely recognized as a leading innovator and manufacturer of quality products for aquarium hobbyists. Red Sea constantly strives to provide hobbyists of all levels with highly effective solution-driven products designed to make your fish-keeping experience as enjoyable and successful as possible.
The embodiment of Red Sea’s dedication to providing solutions for today’s reef-keepers is its range of MAX-NANO, MAX-E & MAX-S aquariums- The only choice for true Plug & Play™ coral reef aquariums, now featuring the very latest in LED lighting technology.
For advanced reef-keepers the Red Sea REEFER provides a great platform into which you can add your own selection of hardware. With its ultra-clear glass, ATO built-in, silent flow valve and superb quality of finish the REEFER sets the standard for those wishing to customize. REEFER is also available as a Deluxe version with LED lighting included.
Red Sea’s unique Reef Care Program (RCP) provides a comprehensive, safe and easy to use program for testing and supplementing within reef aquaria, and is perfectly complemented by Red Sea’s Coral Pro & Red Sea Salt’s, which has become the salt of choice for those seeking the very highest quality water quality for their coral reef aquariums. Both salts are made using a unique natural process which delivers unrivalled homogeneity and is perfect for delicate corals. Check your individual bucket of salt’s composition using Red Sea’s innovative new “MyBatch” software.
Whatever your aquatic needs, Red Sea delivers high quality innovative, solution based products.
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