Red Sea Reef Systems

Compare & Select For The Perfect Reef

Red Sea’s reef aquarium systems have been designed in order to provide you with the ultimate reef keeping experience made easier than ever before. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or an advanced hobbyist, our wide range of advanced reef systems will meet and exceed your most demanding needs and expectations.

 

Red Sea MAX®

The fully-featured range of Red Sea MAX® complete REEF SPEC® systems provide everything necessary in order to enable you to enjoy the beauty and diversity of your own piece of thriving coral reef without worrying about component selection, suitability and compatibility.

 

Red Sea REEFER™

Our REEFER™ series of reef-ready systems provide advanced hobbyists with a solid foundation for building a fully featured reef or marine aquarium with your prefered choice of components.

Compare & Select Red Sea Systems |
Compare the different specs of Red Sea's MAX® and REEFER systems
MAX®
REEFER
REEFER DLX
Choose 3 Systems to Compare:
RED SEA MAX® | PLUG & PLAY® CORAL REEF SYSTEMS
Red Sea MAX® NANO Aquarium System MAX NANO
45 CM | 18"
Red Sea MAX® NANO Aquarium System
Size L
45 cm / 18″
Size W
45 cm /18″
Size H
132 cm / 52″
Lighting
55W
Skimmer
1
Circulation
1 x 950 (240gph)
Red Sea MAX E 170 Aquarium System Red Sea MAX® E-170 Aquarium System MAX E-170
60 cm | 24”
Red Sea MAX® E-170 Aquarium System
Size L
60 cm / 24”
Size W
57.5 cm / 22.6”
Size H
142 cm / 56”
Lighting
90W
Skimmer
1
Circulation
1 x 2150 lph (570 gph)
Red Sea MAX E 260 Aquarium system Red Sea MAX® E-260 Aquarium System MAX E-260
90 cm | 36”
Red Sea MAX® E-260 Aquarium System
Size L
90 cm / 36”
Size W
57.5 cm / 22.6”
Size H
142 cm / 56”
Lighting
180W (90W x 2)
Skimmer
1
Circulation
2 x 2150 lph (570 gph)
Red Sea MAX® S-400 LED Aquarium System MAX S-400 LED
104 cm | 41”
Red Sea MAX® S-400 LED Aquarium System
Size L
104 cm / 41”
Size W
70 cm / 28”
Size H
168 cm / 66”
Lighting
180W (90X2)
Skimmer
1
Circulation
7000 lph (1850 gph)
Red Sea MAX® S-500 LED Aquarium System MAX S-500 LED
128 cm |50.5”
Red Sea MAX® S-500 LED Aquarium System
Size L
128 cm / 50.5”
Size W
70 cm / 28”
Size H
168 cm / 66”
Lighting
270W (90X3)
Skimmer
1
Circulation
9500 lph (2500 gph)
Red Sea MAX® S-650 LED Aquarium System MAX S-650 LED
160 cm |63”
Red Sea MAX® S-650 LED Aquarium System
Size L
160 cm / 63”
Size W
70 cm / 28”
Size H
168 cm /66”
Lighting
360W (90X4)
Skimmer
1
Circulation
13600 lph (3600 gph)
RED SEA REEFER | RIMLESS REEF READY SYSTEMS FOR ADVANCED HOBBYISTS
Red Sea REEFER NANO Aquarium system Red Sea REEFER™ NANO Aquarium System REEFER™ NANO
45 cm | 18”
Red Sea REEFER™ NANO Aquarium System
Size L
45 cm / 18”
Size W
45 cm / 18”
Size H
132 cm / 52”
Lighting
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER 170 Aquarium system Red Sea REEFER™ 170 Aquarium System REEFER™ 170
60 cm | 24.5”
Red Sea REEFER™ 170 Aquarium System
Size L
60 cm / 24.5”
Size W
50 cm / 20”
Size H
137 cm / 54”
Lighting
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER 250 Aquarium System Red Sea REEFER™ 250 Aquarium System REEFER™ 250
90 cm | 36”
Red Sea REEFER™ 250 Aquarium System
Size L
90 cm / 36”
Size W
50 cm / 20”
Size H
140 cm / 55”
Lighting
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER 350 Aquarium system Red Sea REEFER™ 350 Aquarium System REEFER™ 350
120 cm | 47”
Red Sea REEFER™ 350 Aquarium System
Size L
120 cm / 47”
Size W
50 cm / 20”
Size H
140 cm / 55”
Lighting
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER XL 425 Aquarium System Red Sea REEFER™ XL 425 Aquarium System REEFER™ XL 425
120 cm | 47”
Red Sea REEFER™ XL 425 Aquarium System
Size L
120 cm / 47”
Size W
57.5 cm / 22.6”
Size H
142 cm / 56”
Lighting
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER 450 aquarium system Red Sea REEFER™ 450 Aquarium System REEFER™ 450
150 cm | 59”
Red Sea REEFER™ 450 Aquarium System
Size L
150 cm / 59”
Size W
50 cm / 20”
Size H
142 cm / 56”
Lighting
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER XL 525 aquarium system Red Sea REEFER™ XL 525 Aquarium System REEFER™ XL 525
150 cm | 59”
Red Sea REEFER™ XL 525 Aquarium System
Size L
150 cm / 59”
Size W
57.5 cm / 22.6”
Size H
142 cm / 56”
Lighting
Skimmer
Circulation
RED SEA REEFER Deluxe | RIMLESS REEF READY SYSTEMS COMBINED WITH AI ADVANCED LED LIGHTING
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 170 Aquarium System REEFER™ Deluxe 170
60 cm | 24.5”
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 170 Aquarium System
Size L
60 cm / 24.5”
Size W
50 cm / 20”
Size H
137 cm / 54”
Lighting
90W
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 250 Aquarium System REEFER™ Deluxe 250
90 cm | 36”
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 250 Aquarium System
Size L
90 cm / 36”
Size W
50 cm / 20”
Size H
140 cm / 55”
Lighting
180W (90W x 2)
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 350 Aquarium System REEFER™ Deluxe 350
120 cm | 47”
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 350 Aquarium System
Size L
120 cm / 47”
Size W
50 cm / 20”
Size H
140 cm / 55”
Lighting
180W (90W x 2)
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe XL 425 Aquarium System REEFER™ Deluxe
XL 425
120 cm | 47”
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe XL 425 Aquarium System
Size L
120 cm / 47”
Size W
57.5 cm / 22.6”
Size H
142 cm / 56”
Lighting
180W (90W x 2)
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 450 Aquarium System REEFER™ Deluxe
450
150 cm | 59”
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 450 Aquarium System
Size L
150 cm / 59”
Size W
50 cm / 20”
Size H
142 cm / 56”
Lighting
270W (90X3)
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe XL 525 Aquarium System REEFER™ Deluxe
XL 525
150 cm | 59”
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe XL 525 Aquarium System
Size L
150 cm / 59”
Size W
57.5 cm / 22.6”
Size H
142 cm / 56”
Lighting
270W (90X3)
AI Hydra 26™ HD
Skimmer
Circulation
Red Sea MAX® Systems
Complete Plug&Play® Marine and Coral Reef aquarium Systems

Red Sea MAX® Reef Systems have been designed in order to provide you with the ultimate reef keeping experience made easier than ever before.  Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or an advanced hobbyist, our wide range of advanced reef systems will meet and exceed your most demanding needs and expectations.

the fully-featured range of Red Sea MAX® complete REEF-SPEC® systems provide everything necessary in order to enable you to enjoy the beauty and diversity of your own piece of thriving coral reef rather than worrying about component selection, suitability and compatibility.

Red Sea REEFER™ Systems
Rimless Reef Ready marine and coral reef aquarium Systems for advanced hobbyists

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.

Tank Comparison
Specification
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 170 Aquarium System
Red Sea MAX® NANO Aquarium System
Red Sea MAX® E-170 Aquarium System
Red Sea MAX® E-260 Aquarium System
Red Sea MAX® S-400 LED Aquarium System
Red Sea MAX® S-500 LED Aquarium System
Red Sea MAX® S-650 LED Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ NANO Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ 170 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ 250 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 250 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ 350 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 350 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ XL 425 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe XL 425 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ 450 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe 450 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ XL 525 Aquarium System
Red Sea REEFER™ Deluxe XL 525 Aquarium System
Total system water volume
165 L / 43 gal
75 L / 20 gal
170 L / 45 gal
260 L / 69 gal
400 L / 110 gal
500 L / 135 gal
650 L / 175 gal
105 L / 28 gal
165 L / 43 gal
244 L / 65 gal
244 L / 65 gal
345 L / 91 gal
345 L / 91 gal
422 L /112 gal
422 L /112 gal
440 L /116 gal
440 L /116 gal
525 L /139 gal
525 L /139 gal
Aquarium volume (Display)
130 L / 34 gal
62 L / 16.5gal
140 L / 37 gal
213 L / 56 gal
350 L / 97 gal
440 L / 119gal
560 L / 150 gal
77 L / 21 gal
130 L / 34 gal
204 L / 54 gal
204 L / 54 gal
275 L / 73 gal
275 L / 73 gal
332 L / 82 gal
332 L / 82 gal
350 L /92 gal
350 L /92 gal
409 L /108 gal
409 L /108 gal
Rear Sump volume
13 L / 3.5 gal
30 L / 8 gal
47 L / 13 gal
In-Cabinet Sump volume
35 L / 9 gal
Glass sump with preparation for auxiliary reactors or refugium and automatic top up (optinal upgrade)
Glass sump with preparation for auxiliary reactors or refugium and automatic top up (optinal upgrade)
50 L / 13 gal
60 L / 16 gal
90 L / 25 gal
28 L / 7 gal
35 L / 9 gal
40 L / 11 gal
40 L / 11 gal
70 L / 18 gal
70 L / 18 gal
90 L / 24 gal
90 L / 24 gal
90 L /24 gal
90 L /24 gal
116 L /31 gal
116 L /31 gal
Front and side panels
Ultra clear Low iron glass 10 mm (3/8”)
Ultra Clear Low Iron glass 8 mm (5/6”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 8 mm (3/10”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 10 mm (3/8”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 12 mm (1/2”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 15 mm (5/8”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 15 mm (5/8”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 15 mm (5/8”)
Ultra clear Low iron glass 15 mm (5/8”)
Surface skimmer
Lighting system
1 * AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W)
AI’s Prime HD 55W
1 * AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W)*
AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W) x 2 units
AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W) x 2 units
AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W) x 3 units
AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W) x 4 units
AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W) x 2 units
AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W) x 2 units
AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W) x 2 units
AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W) x 3 units
AI Hydra 26™ HD (90W) x 2 units
Lighting – nominal total output
90W
55W
90W
180W (90W x 2)
180W (90X2)
270W (90X3)
360W (90X4)
180W (90W x 2)
180W (90W x 2)
180W (90W x 2)
270W (90X3)
270W (90X3)
AI Hydra 26™ HD
WiFI based Lighting control
Total circulation lph (gph)
1 x 950 (240gph)
1 x 2150 lph (570 gph)
2 x 2150 lph (570 gph)
7000 lph (1850 gph)
9500 lph (2500 gph)
13600 lph (3600 gph)
Main system pump lph (gph)
Recommended flow 2000 lph (530 gph) (pump not included)
Sump return + feed to skimmer / chiller / reactors 7000 lph (1850 gph)
7000 lph (1850 gph)
7000 lph (1850 gph)
Recommended flow 2000 lph (530 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 2000 lph (530 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 2500 lph (660 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 2500 lph (660 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 3000 lph (790 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 3000 lph (790 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 4000 lph (1060 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 4000 lph (1060 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 4000 lph (1060 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 4000 lph (1060 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 4000 lph (1060 gph) (pump not included)
Recommended flow 4000 lph (1060 gph) (pump not included)
Protein skimmer
Water flow 180 Lph (46gph) Air flow 60 Lph (15gph)
Red Sea MSK 900: 900 lph (240 gph) water flow – 250 lph (66 gph) air flow
MSK 900: 900 lph (240 gph) water flow – 250 lph (66 gph) air flow
Red Sea C-Skim 1800 800 l/h (210 gph) air flow – 1800 l/h (480 gph) water flow (PSK aspirator)
Red Sea C-Skim 1800- 800 l/h (210 gph) air flow – 1800 l/h (480 gph) water flow (PSK aspirator)
Red Sea C-Skim 1800- 800 l/h (210 gph) air flow – 1800 l/h (480 gph) water flow (PSK aspirator)
Chiller installation kit
Integrated power center
Individual on/off switches for circulation and skimmer pumps
7 individually switched sockets
7 individually switched sockets
10 individually switched sockets
10 individually switched sockets
10 individually switched sockets
Integrated water top up system
Mechanical filtration
Micron Filter bags
1
1
1 (In Cabinet Sump)
2 (In Cabinet Sump)
2
2
2
1
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
Media Rack
Chemical filtration (carbon)
100g
Activated Carbon - High grade phosphate-free activated carbon, 200g (7 oz)
Activated Carbon - High grade phosphate-free activated carbon, 200g (7 oz)
Activated Carbon - High grade phosphate-free activated carbon, 600g (20 oz)
Activated Carbon - High grade phosphate-free activated carbon, 600g (20 oz)
Activated Carbon - High grade phosphate-free activated carbon, 600g (20 oz)
Aluminum cabinet frame
Marine Spec Cabinet
Chiller ready
External Length
60 cm / 24.5”
45 cm / 18″
60 cm / 24”
90 cm / 36”
104 cm / 41”
128 cm / 50.5”
160 cm / 63”
45 cm / 18”
60 cm / 24.5”
90 cm / 36”
90 cm / 36”
120 cm / 47”
120 cm / 47”
120 cm / 47”
120 cm / 47”
150 cm / 59”
150 cm / 59”
150 cm / 59”
150 cm / 59”
External Width
50 cm / 20”
45 cm /18″
57.5 cm / 22.6”
57.5 cm / 22.6”
70 cm / 28”
70 cm / 28”
70 cm / 28”
45 cm / 18”
50 cm / 20”
50 cm / 20”
50 cm / 20”
50 cm / 20”
50 cm / 20”
57.5 cm / 22.6”
57.5 cm / 22.6”
50 cm / 20”
50 cm / 20”
57.5 cm / 22.6”
57.5 cm / 22.6”
External Height (Excluding light unit)
137 cm / 54”
132 cm / 52″
142 cm / 56”
142 cm / 56”
168 cm / 66”
168 cm / 66”
168 cm /66”
132 cm / 52”
137 cm / 54”
140 cm / 55”
140 cm / 55”
140 cm / 55”
140 cm / 55”
142 cm / 56”
142 cm / 56”
142 cm / 56”
142 cm / 56”
142 cm / 56”
142 cm / 56”