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Reef Ready Rimless Aquariums

Waterbox Aquariums have a “Reef Ready” approach to aquarium design. What Reef Ready means by definition is we provide 80% of the aquarium system. Each aquarium user is completely different, and wishes to keep different types of animals which all require different lighting and circulation.

By allowing our users to choose their equipment and not locking them into a specific brand, we give customers a “Reef Ready” system allowing them to create an environment that is 100% unique. Waterbox owners can re-imagine the future of Aquariums.

 
 

Starphire Ultra-Clear™ Glass

Waterbox Aquariums uses Starphire Ultra-Clear™ on all aquariums. The unique Starphire Ultra-Clear™ glass offers unmatched levels of brightness, color fidelity, clarity and visual excitement. Plus Waterbox uses Starphire Ultra-Clear™  on all panels creating our 5D Ultra Clear Aquarium Environment™.

Glass Overflow System

Waterbox Aquariums is the only Aquarium manufacturer in the industry to utilize Water Etched glass overflow systems. This allows users to keep their aquarium 100% free of algae. Waterbox is a beautifully designed work of art, so who wants dirty plastic overflow boxes?

 

Water Tested for Quality

Waterbox Aquariums wants our customers to feel confident when ordering a glass aquarium of this nature, and we want the quality to be second to none. For this reason Waterbox Aquariums go through a rigorous water testing process to ensure all our aquariums are leak free.

Elegant Rimless Aquarium Design

Waterbox Aquariums™ by design are Rimless. Creating a seamless aquatic environment that makes the aquarium less intrusive to the surrounding environment, as well as easy to clear surfaces.

 

Aquarium Cabinetry and Furniture

Waterbox Aquariums™ Cabinets are made by a world renown cabinet maker. Each cabinet is UV coated for maximum water protection and includes a self-leveling system.

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WATERBOX NANO & CUBE

Waterbox has created the ultimate rimless cube aquarium system constructed from Starphire Ultra-Clear™ with carefully beveled edges to provide the best visually appealing cube aquarium on the planet.

EASY TO PLUG AND PLAY

With the Waterbox All In One approach, the user simply needs to find the lighting system most suitable to their desired aquatic environment.  

5-6mm Starphire Ultra-Clear™ Beveled Glass

Waterbox uses Starphire Ultra-Clear™ on all aquariums. The unique Starphire Ultra-Clear™glass offers unmatched levels of brightness, color fidelity, clarity and visual excitement. Plus Waterbox uses Starphire Ultra-Clear™  on all panels creating our 5D Ultra Clear Aquarium Environment.

Built in overflow system and back filtration chambers

Our Waterbox CUBE overflow system keeps the environment completely silent while allowing the user to incorporate their favorite mechanical filtration media. 

Leveling Mat

Each Waterbox Cube system includes a self leveling mat which keeps the aquarium level on uneven surfaces and keeps surface tension on the glass down to a minimum which increases the longevity of your aquarium.

Force Flow Nozzle

Our Return nozzles help to create spectacular flow within the all in one system, therefore providing better water turnover and a healthier aquarium environment.

Eco-Plus Pump

Standard with every All-in-one system is the world’s best hassle free internal AC pump. Eco-plus 2 year warranty and quiet, hassle free performance

Filtration media included with all Cube and Cube Nano Systems.

Bio Balls

Provide your Waterbox cube a large multifaceted filtration area to support biological filtration and promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria that support healthy clean and clear water.

Carbon

Contains premium activated carbon that removes odors, discoloration and impurities through easy to use and replace carbon bags. Maintains clean and healthy aquatic environment.

Sponge

Helps keep the Waterbox Cube system ultra silent and successfully traps particles and debris. Keeps the water flow in the system consistent and more efficient.

Micro sock

The Cube 15 and 20 include filter socks in which regular use will result in crystal clear water and superior mechanical filtration.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WATERBOX NANO & CUBE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  Cube Nano 4 Cube Nano 7 Cube 10 Cube 15 Cube 20
Starphire Ultra-Clear™ Glass
Glass Thickness(mm) 5mm 5mm 5mm 6mm 6mm
Glass Overflow System
Removable Filter Sock      
Included Filtration Media
Tank Length (IN) 9.8″(25cm) 11.8″(30cm) 13.8″(35cm) 15.8″(40cm) 17.7″(45cm)
Tank Width (IN) 10.3″(26.1cm) 12.2″(31.1cm) 14.2″(36.1cm) 15.8″(40cm) 17.7″(45cm)
Tank Height (IN) 9.8″(25cm) 11.8″(30cm) 13.8″(35cm) 15″(38cm) 15.8″(40cm)
Total System Volume (Gal) 3.9Gal(15L) 6.8Gal(26L) 10.9Gal(41L) 14.9Gal(56L) 20Gal(76L)
Return Pump Included
Leveling Mat Included
Cabinet Included Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Optional
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About Waterbox Aquariums

The Waterbox Philosophy

Waterbox Aquariums™ was found on 3 core principles. Build the highest quality Ultra Clear Glass Aquariums, Make them available to any hobbyist, Entry level to Professional and provide a vessel to grow the Aquatic Industry World Wide one new aquarium at a time.

Waterbox Aquariums are designed for simplicity and style, while allowing the consumer a way to constantly evolve and modify their Aquatic Environments to their liking. We believe that people want to work with technology they love.

For this reason, Waterbox gives you the power to adapt your Aquarium to your specs with our Reef Ready Approach. And when they do every one of our Waterbox owners can reimagine the future of Aquariums.

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Aquarium Tips

Research the fish you would like to own. You want to know things like, their adult size, what their natural environment is, what other fish they are compatible with, and what kinds of things they eat, what temperature range they live in, and the pH range they will tolerate.

Buy a tank that is going to fit all the fish! Not the size they are now, but the fish's adult size! Your fish should have no problem turning around in the tank once they reach their adult size. Each fish should have several gallons of water for just them.

Chose a filter system that will be right for you. There are many out there, each requiring different amounts of care and maintenance.

Buy plants and wood to make hiding places for your fish. Many fish will be more comfortable and less shy if they have dark places they can go to hide if they feel nervous or are just trying to get out of their light.

Test the water!  You should check for pH, ammonia, nitrites, and nitrates! The pH should what the fish you intend to keep would have in the wild.

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Red Sea REEFER™ Systems
Rimless Reef Ready Systems for advanced hobbyists
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
  • Silent, regulated down-flow system with emergency overflow
  • Integrated automatic top-up system with reservoir
  • Assembly-ready piping – no gluing required

 

 Red Sea Reefer series marine aquarium systems

 

 


 

REEFER™ Specification

REEFER™ aquariums are constructed from thick, beveled-edge, ultra-clear glass to support their elegant and modern rimless design.

 

red sea reefer 350 marine aquarium system

The aquarium sits on a recessed base that “floats” it above the cabinet, which seamlessly follows the contour of the glass.

 

Red Rea reefer marine aquarium system

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

red sea reefer marine aquarium system - regulated downflow system

 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.

 

red sea reefer marine aquarium system surface skimmimg combs

 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.

 

Red Sea Reefer marine aquarium system - Water management system

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.

 

Red Sea Reefer marine aquarium system - filtration system

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.

 Red Sea Reefer marine aquarium system - integrated automatic freshwater top-up unit


REEFER™ Series Technical Data

 

REEFER™ Model
Specification NANO 170 250 350 450
Main Features Ultra clear front and side glass ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Ultra clear front glass thickness (mm) 8 (3/10”) 10 (3/8”) 12 (1/2”) 12 (1/2”) 15 (5/8”)
Built in surface skimmer ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Integrated automatic top up system ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
System Volumes Display tank water volume (L) 77 (21 gal) 130 (34 gal) 204 (54 gal) 275 (73 gal) 350 (92 gal)
In cabinet sump water volume (L) 28 (7 gal) 35 (9 gal) 40 (11 gal) 70 (18 gal) 90 (24 gal)
Total system water volume (L) 105 (28 gal) 165 (43 gal) 244 (65 gal) 345 (91 gal) 440 (116 gal)
RO reservoir volume (L) 4.5 (1.2 gal) 5.4 (1.5 gal) 8 (2.1 gal) 10.5 (2.8 gal) 13.7 (3.6 gal)
System Dimensions Display tank length (cm) 45 (18″) 60 (24.5″) 90 (35.5″) 120 (47″) 150 (59″)
Display tank height (cm) 45 (18″) 50 (20″) 53 (21″) 53 (21″) 55 (22″)
Display tank width (cm) 45 (18″) 50 (20″) 50 (20″) 50 (20″) 50 (20″)
Total system height with cabinet (cm) 132 (52″) 137 (54″) 140 (55″) 140 (55″) 142 (56″)
Sump Dimensions Water height (cm) 20 (8”) 20 (8”) 20 (8”) 24 (9.4”) 24 (9.4”)
Skimmer chamber (cm) 24 x 21 (9.4”x8.3”) 30 x 25 (11.8”x9.8”) 35 x 25 (13.8”x9.8”) 42 x 34 (16.5”x13.4”) 42 x 48 (16.5”x19”)
Pump chamber (cm) 24 x 12 (9.4”x4.7”) 30 x 12 (11.8”x4.7”) 35 x 12 (13.8”x4.7”) 42 x 15 (16.5”x6”) 42 x 15 (16.5”x6”)
Return Pump 3/4” threaded hose barb – Pipe Int. Dia 16mm (5/8”) 16mm (5/8”) 16mm (5/8”) 16mm (5/8”) 25mm (1”)
Recommended flow (lph)
(pump not included)
2000
(530 gph)
2000
(530 gph)
2500
(660 gph)
3000
(790 gph)
4000
(1060 gph)

**This product is protected under Community Design 003003474, US Serial No 29/555,022 and Chinese Design Application. No. 201630060633.1**

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Red Sea Care Program

A complete solution for optimal coral health, accelerated growth & enhanced coral coloration

The Reef Care Program (“RCP”) is the result of years of research into the physiological demands of SPS, LPS and soft corals in reef aquariums. The program explains how to be proactive and control all issues such as nuisance algae, coral growth and even color.

This is done by:

  • Describing the relationships among the many biological processes taking place in your aquarium and how they are all interrelated.
  • Specifying the optimum values for all water parameters in different types of aquariums, allowing you to better understand your own particular aquarium.
  • Including a concise, comprehensive and coherent range of products necessary to achieve and maintain these optimal parameters.
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About Red Sea

About Red Sea

Since its inception over 25 years ago, Red Sea’s vision has been to create a world in which marine and reef aquariums are the aquariums of choice for all hobbyists. This passion has guided the company throughout its product development and design.

Red Sea is committed to providing complete reef solutions, allowing hobbyists like you, to focus on the beauty of your reef inhabitants rather than worry about water chemistry or the suitability and compatibility of aquarium equipment.

Several significant advances in reef-keeping have been made possible due to Red Sea’s commitment to research. This ongoing, original research carried out by Red Sea’s dedicated team of biologists, chemists and engineers, brings great benefits to hobbyists worldwide.

Red Sea’s unique research into the biochemistry of corals and their relationship with the surrounding seawater resulted in the development of the Reef and Marine Care Programs. Highly advanced yet easy to implement, the programs empower hobbyists with the knowledge and materials to understand and control the fascinating environment within their aquarium.

In keeping with the company’s objective to make successful reef-keeping accessible to a wider audience, from novices to experienced hobbyists, Red Sea developed its ground-breaking range of MAX aquarium systems.

Fully equipped to support even the most delicate stony (SPS) corals, the MAX systems are designed to blend into any contemporary home environment.

Our wide range of unique solutions enable you to spend more time enjoying your piece of coral reef, achieving long-term success and stunning results.

We invite you to learn more about these solutions and look forward to helping you make your home reef aquarium a dream come true.

Coral Connection is your local  Red Sea MAX dealer.  Come in and see our reef aquarium display.

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New Shipment 12-11-15 and Weekend Sale

Our new shipment includes over 100 new frags including, acros, duncans, zoas, acans, favia, and chalices, and more!!!. Encrusting metallic gonis, orange tip torch, bright orange hammer, green bubble corals, blue long tentacle xenia, 8 medium bali maricultured acros (Stunning!!), feather dusters, coco worms, beautiful bright colored tube anemonies (Orange, pink and purple with metallic green centers), 6 medium bright rose bubble anemone, metallic green LT anemone, firefish gobies, yellow coris wrasse, spotted mandarins, fire blood shrimp, large skunk cleaner shrimp, small flame scallops, tiny hippo tang, yellow eye kole, Trochus snails, L tiger nassarius snails.

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New Shipments

New Corals and Fish at Coral Connection...

We have some great new corals and fish in this week, Including: Goniastrea Brain, Bowerbanki Acan, Lordhowensis Aussi Acan, Acan Rotundoflora, Special Chalice, Big pipe Blastomussa, Platygyra Maze Braiin, Alveopora Daisy Flower pot, Lobata Flower Pot,

Mixed zoos. Ocilaris Clowns, Coral Beauty, Ebli Angel, Yellow Belly Hippos, Niger Tragger, firefish Gobys, Tile Goby, LRG Red Planet Table Acropora, African Female Anthias, Male Anthias, Midas Blenny, sml Dejsardini sailfin tang, Lg ritteri Anemone, psychodelic Mandrin, Unicorn Tang, Blonde naso Tang, Bali Sixline Wrasse, Green Bubbletip Anemones, Red Fromia Starfish.

 

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