The popular size MAX-E systems
come fully-equipped with all
the essential gear, allowing you
to quickly set up a new tank
and enjoy its beauty without worrying
about component selection
Every piece of equipment
incorporated in the MAX-E systems
was designed on the basis of
Red Sea’s 30 years of research
on the needs of corals in artificial
environments, resulting in optimal
coral growth and coloration.
Every piece of equipment incorporated in the MAX-E systems was designed on the basis of Red Sea’s 30 years of research on the needs of corals in artificial environments, resulting in optimal coral growth and coloration.
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The heart of the filtration system is the MAX-E protein skimmer. With a 900 lph/239 gph water flow and 250 lph/66 gph air flow, the MAX E protein skimmer implements Red Sea’s REEF-SPEC criteria and passes the entire water volume through the skimmers approximately 3 times per hour (with a 3 to 1 water to air ratio), which provides sufficient filtration for even the most delicate SPS corals. The MAX-E protein skimmer also has an adjustable outlet gate, to help maintain a consistent skimmate in varying water parameters.
The rear sump includes a convenient media rack for Red Sea’s REEF-SPEC™ Carbon (which is supplied with the MAX-E), as well as extra shelves for the easy addition of other chemical filter media.
The MAX-E 170 and the MAX-E 260 both come with 2,150 lph/568 gph Sicce return pumps, implementing Red Sea’s REEF-SPEC criteria and circulating the entire system water volume about 10 times an hour (the MAX-E 170 comes with a single return pump, while the MAX-E 260 includes 2 pumps).
The MAX-E has a dedicated area for a chiller pump, and comes with a convenient connection bracket for the chiller piping (chiller and pipes are not supplied with the system).
The MAX-E 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, 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-off.
At the heart of each ReefLED unit is a compact LED array that provides a reef-safe range of light composed of 3 channels:
1. A 23,000 Kelvin REEF-SPEC Blue channel, consisting of an optimum combination of
ultraviolet, violet and blue LEDs.
2. A 9,000 Kelvin white channel.
3. A dedicated 3W Moonlight channel to provide the low levels of light for reef-safe
This array enables a wide palate of color that will please both you and your corals.
All ReefLED units include a single optical-glass hollow lens that creates a homogenous light, giving a dramatic coral coloration and a gentle shimmer throughout the aquarium, with REFF-SPEC PAR levels that allow you to place your corals anywhere in the aqaurium.
Each ReefLED unit comes with a built-in Wi-Fi that allows you to control the lighting straight from your smartphone, by using Red Sea’s ReefBeat® App. In addition to easy onboarding and seamlees integration with other smart Red Sea deviices, the ReefBeat App provides you with a wide range of easy to use functions such as random clouds, acclimation for new installations and a lunar cycle for the moonlights.