Red Sea - Max E | 170 ReefLED

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The MAX E-series combines a contemporary, rimless design with state of the art technology.

The fully-featured REEF-SPEC MAX E system provides 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.

The MAX E-Series features the very latest in reef-keeping technology including the Red Sea’s all-new ReefLED 90 lighting with Wi-Fi control, REEF-SPEC filtration and circulation systems, a revolutionary modular sump system and a one-plug control panel.

Reef-safe ReefLED 90 Lighting

The MAX E-Series incorporates the all-new Red Sea ReefLED 90 lights which are designed to ensure optimal coral growth and maximum rendition of their vibrant colours.

At the heart of the unit 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 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 LED unit is firmly bolted to the aquarium and can be rotated to give easy access to the rear sump for all of the regular maintenance requirements or for reefscaping.

The MAX E-170 reef aquarium system uses a single ReefLED 90 unit.

MAX E-Series Revolutionary Modular Sump system

Dual sump options for total flexibility. The MAX E-Series features a unique sump system, enabling simple conversion of the integrated rear sump into a fully operational stand-alone in-cabinet sump.

Start your reef with the built-in rear sump that houses the complete REEF-SPEC filtration and circulation systems. If you decide to add additional equipment such as a calcium reactor, the modular filtration system can easily be expanded by installing an optional Red Sea in-cabinet sump.

Red Sea’s unique overflow system, with its fully regulated silent-flow downpipe (as used in the top–of–the–range S-Series), easily connects to the integrated multiport bulkhead without the need for any cutting, gluing or emptying of the entire aquarium.

The optional sump conversion kit includes a customized glass sump with a dedicated constant height skimmer chamber, a flow-regulated overflow system and an integrated automatic top-up.

MAX E Sump MAX E-Series Ultra Clear Glass
The front and two side panels of the Max E-Series are constructed from Ultra-Clear glass for the ultimate viewing experience. The 12mm thickness of the front panel allows us to avoid using bracing bars, enabling a clean rimless design with smart bevelled edges top and bottom.

MAX E-Series Circulation
MAX E-170 is equipped with a 2150l/h pump. The flow is returned to the aquarium via the discrete multidirectional “eye-ball” nozzles that can be adjusted to ensure there are no dead spots within the aquarium, preventing harmful detritus from building up on the corals.

MAX E-Series Rear Sump
The MAX E-Series aquariums are divided into 2 parts – the Aquarium and the Rear Sump that discretely houses all of the filtration and circulation systems. The MAX E-Series sumps contain multistage filtration consisting of a REEF-SPEC protein skimmer, activated carbon and mechanical filter materials. The sump has dedicated space available for additional chemical filter media as well as the addition of a chiller.

MAX E-Series Protein Skimmer
The heart of the filtration system is the protein skimmer. The MSK 900 skimmer implements Red Sea’s REEF-SPEC criteria for SPS corals, passing the entire volume of the aquarium water through the skimmer at least 3 times per hour and with a 3 to 1 water to air ratio. The design of MAX E skimmers is not affected by the regular fluctuation in the water level of the rear sump due to evaporation and has an adjustable outlet gate to maintain the optimal skimmate consistency which will vary according to actual water conditions. The new skimmer pump and impellor run cooler and quieter than before and the built-in silencer on the air intake does a great job of eliminating skimmer noise.

MAX E-Series Media Rack
The rear sump includes a convenient media rack for Red Sea’s new highly adsorbent phosphate-free REEF-SPEC Carbon which is supplied with the MAX E system and has extra shelves for the easy addition of other chemical filter media.

Chiller Ready Kit
The Red Sea MAX E-Series sump has a dedicated place for the addition of a chiller pump as well as a convenient connection bracket for the chiller piping (Chiller and pipes are not supplied with the system).

Integrated Power Center
The MAX E-Series incorporates the one-plug MAX concept and features a power center with easy access to 7 individually switched power sockets for all system electrical sub-components. The power center is conveniently located in the cabinet and enables safe and easy control of all of the MAX sub-systems.

The MAX E-Series features a marine-spec laminate cabinet fronted with weatherproof epoxy painted doors with convenient push openers as well as soft-close stainless steel hinges. The cabinets are ventilated to provide convection cooling for a chiller. Offered with black or white exteriors, all cabinets have a black interior which maintains its clean appearance over time.

Red Sea MAX E-170 Features:

 Specification Description 170
System Water Volume Combined aquarium and sump (not including optional sump for MAX E) 170 L | 45 gal
Aquarium Volume Display Tank 140 L | 37 gal
Rear Sump Volume Rear Sump (MAX E) 30 L | 8 gal
Aquarium Glass Thickness Ultra-clear front and side panels 12 mm | 1/2"
Surface Skimmer Built-in surface skimmer with removable combs
Lightning System ReefLED 90 1 Unit (90W)
Lighting Control WiFi based system compatible with all IOS, Android, and WiFi enabled Mac or PC
Total Circulation Hidden circulation pumps (not including sump return) 1x2150 lph | 570 gph
Protein Skimmer MSK 900: 900 lph | 240 gph
Water Flow: 250 lph | 66 gph
Air Flow 
Chiller Installation Kit Fittings for easy chiller installation
Integrated Power Center Individually switched sockets for pumps and accessories with Circuit Breaker 7 outlets
Mechanical Filtration Low-density sponge filter media
Media Rack For rear sump
Chemical Filtration High-grade phosphate-free activated carbon 200g | 7 oz
Cabinet Frame Marine Spec
Cabinet Compartments Dedicated chiller compartment (not in E-170 if optional in-cabinet sump installed)
Length Display Tank 60 cm | 24"
Width Display Tank 57.5 cm | 22.6"
Height Display Tank
Total System Height (excluding LED light unit)
55 cm | 22"
142 cm | 56"

* Information as per Manufacturer

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