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.
Red Sea REEFER™ Peninsula Concept
If you’re looking to add the distinctive beauty of a Peninsula-style coral reef aquarium to your home or office, you don’t need a custom-built system to do so.
Red Sea’s new REEFER™ Peninsula brings color and ambiance to any living or office space at a fraction of the cost of a custom installation.Available in 125cm (49.2″) long/ 500 liter (132 gal) or 160cm (63″) long/650 liter (173 gal), the REEFER™ Peninsula offers an impressive and elegant room divider solution with all of the features of our advanced REEFER™ systems. A rimless, ultra-clear glass coral reef aquarium is formed into a perfect peninsula that gives you a fascinating view from all three sides, adding complexity and intrigue to any reefscape.
These 60cm (23.6″) high aquariums are set on stylish yet heavy duty cabinets with epoxy painted finish on both sides. The cabinet includes a dedicated ventilated compartment for chiller and control systems and the doors may be assembled on either side of the cabinet to suit the layout of the room.
The unique design of the Peninsula with the overflow system at one end of the aquarium instead of at the center also makes it ideal for a room corner installation.
The REEFER™ Peninsula series have advanced sumps with the following exciting new features:
An adjustable height skimmer chamber, enabling you to set the water level (between 21-27cm / 8.3″-10.6″) for optimal skimmer performance.
A “Refugium Ready” sump with two pre-set positions allows you to decide how much of the sump you want for your skimmer and other reactors and how much as a dedicated refugium chamber.
4 micron filter bags
RO liter reservoir that can be slid aside when necessary for pump maintenance.
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™ 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™ Peninsula & REEFER™ XXL Technical Data
Specification 500 650 625 750
Main Features Ultra clear front and side glass Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ultra clear front glass thickness (mm) 15 (5/8″) 19 (3/4″) 19 (3/4″) 19 (3/4″)
Built in surface skimmer Yes Yes Yes Yes
Integrated automatic top up system Yes Yes Yes Yes
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 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″)
Skimmer chamber (cm) 41X51 (16″X20″) 59X51 (23.2″X20″) 51X51 (20″X20″) 71X51 (28″X20″)
Pump chamber (cm) 26X28 (10.2″X11″) 33X28 (13″X11″) 33X28 (13″X11″) 33X28 (13″X11″)
Recommended Return Pump Recommended flow (lph)
(pump not included) 6000
(1600 gph) 7000
(1850 gph) 6000
(1600 gph) 7000
New Special Features Adjustable Height Skimmer Chamber Yes Yes Yes Yes
Refugium Ready Yes Yes Yes Yes
Heavy Duty levelable Plywood Cabinet Yes Yes Yes Yes