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Red Sea REEFER 170 43Gal Black

$1,194.99
Red Sea’s REEFER™ series of Reef Systems provide advanced hobbyists with a solid foundation for building a fully featured reef or marine aquarium.
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REEFER™ Concept

Red Sea’s REEFER™ series of Reef Systems 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.

Features of the Red Sea REEFER™ include:

  • Rimless, ultra-clear, beveled edge glass aquarium
  • Elegant marine-spec cabinet
  • Professional sump with constant height skimmer chamber and micron filter bags
  • Refugium-ready sump with adjustable height skimmer chamber – on selected models
  • Silent, regulated down-flow system with emergency overflow
  • Integrated automatic top-up system with reservoir
  • Assembly-ready piping – no gluing required

REEFER™ Specification

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.

REEFER™ Water Management System

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 225 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.

Supplied as a complete self-assembly kit, all pipe work is ready without the need for any gluing.

REEFER™ Series Technical Data

REEFER™ Models small to medium
Specification   NANO 170 250
Main Features Ultra clear front and side glass  Yes  Yes  Yes
   Ultra clear front glass thickness (mm) 8 (5/16”) 10 (3/8”) 12 (1/2”)
   Built in surface skimmer  Yes  Yes  Yes
   Integrated automatic top up system  Yes  Yes  Yes
System Volumes Display tank water volume (L) 77 (21 gal) 130 (34 gal) 204 (54 gal)
   In cabinet sump water volume (L) 28 (7 gal) 35 (9 gal) 40 (11 gal)
   Total system water volume (L) 105 (28 gal) 165 (43 gal) 244 (65 gal)
   RO reservoir volume (L) 4.5 (1.2 gal) 5.4 (1.5 gal) 8 (2.1 gal)
System Dimensions Display tank length (cm) 45 (18″) 60 (24.5″) 90 (35.5″)
   Display tank height (cm) 45 (18″) 50 (20″) 53 (21″)
   Display tank width (cm) 45 (18″) 50 (20″) 50 (20″)
   Total system height with cabinet (cm) 132 (52″) 137 (54″) 140 (55″)
Sump Dimensions Water height (cm) 20 (8”) 20 (8”) 20 (8”)
   Skimmer chamber (cm) 24 x 21 (9.4”x8.3”) 30 x 25 (11.8”x9.8”) 35 x 25 (13.8”x9.8”)
   Pump chamber (cm) 24 x 12 (9.4”x4.7”) 30 x 12 (11.8”x4.7”) 35 x 12 (13.8”x4.7”)
Return Pump 3/4” threaded hose barb – Pipe Int. Dia 16mm (5/8”) 16mm (5/8”) 16mm (5/8”)
   Recommended flow (lph)
(pump not included)
2000
(530 gph)
2000
(530 gph)
2500
(660 gph)
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