REEF 180.5
REEF 180.5
REEF 180.5

Waterbox Aquariums

REEF 180.5

Sale price$4,149.00

SKU: 202036
Waterbox REEF™ systems provide hobbyist a customizable foundation to design their dream aquarium. The most loved aquarium in the industry makes you fall in love again with aquatics.
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Our Most Loved Aquarium

Waterbox REEF™ systems provide hobbyist a customizable foundation to design their dream aquarium. The most loved aquarium in the industry makes you fall in love again with aquatics.


Plumbing Simplified

Our engineers have designed the REEF™ with a ready to assemble plumbing kit that provides easy installation without any gluing required.

Quick Connect Assembly

Assembly is quick and easy with no gluing required.

Precision Gate Valve

Controls the flow through the drains, ensuring quiet operation.

Dual Manifold

Additional valves available for optional equipment.
*REEF 100.3 and REEF 130.4 have single manifold.
*REEF 180.5 and REEF 220.6 have dual manifold.

Safety Drain

Diverts water into the filtration compartment preventing an overflow, in the event of a clog.

Flexible Return Line

Accommodates your choice of return pump by using a flexible hose.


A Reef Ready Sump System

The REEF™ system shines above the rest with our thoughtfully designed, sized and placed sump system.


Included are filter socks for filtering out debris and particulates with sock silencer for a quieter system.

REEF 100.3 and REEF 130.4:
Include two 4" Micron Felt Filter Socks.

REEF 180.5 and REEF 220.6:
Include two 7" Micron Felt Filter Socks.

Pre-Cut Filter Sponge

Increases filtration and reduces micro-bubbles in the system.

Evaporation Reservoir

The sump system has a dedicated chamber for the use of an auto top-off controller.

REEF 180.5 and REEF 220.6 :
Include a separate 13.1G reservoir.

Removable Refugium Baffle

Provides the option to utilize a refugium for nutrient export.

*Available on the REEF 180.5 and REEF 220.6.


Technical Specifications

Product Model REEF 100.3 REEF 130.4 REEF 180.5 REEF 220.6
(Length x Width x Height)
900 x 600 x 550mm 1200 x 600 x 550mm 1536 x 643 x 550mm 1836 x 643 x 600mm
35.4"×23.6"×21.7" 47.2"×23.6"×21.7" 60.5"×25.3"×21.7" 72.3"×25.3"×23.6"
Glass Thickness 12mm (1/2") 12mm (1/2") 15mm (3/5″) 19mm (3/4")
Water Height 535mm/21.1" 535mm/21.1" 535mm/21.1" 585mm/23.0"
Aquarium Volume 271 L/71.7 gals 364 L/96.3 gals 494 L/130.5 gals 632 L/167 gals
Glass Material Ultra-clear glass
Transmittance 91%
Sump Sump Dimensions
(Length x Width x Height)
720 x 450 x 380mm 720 x 450 x 380mm 820 x 485 x 380mm 820 x 485 x 380mm
28.3"×17.7"×15" 28.3"×17.7"×15" 32.3"×19.1"×15" 32.3"×19.1"×15"
Sump Volume 116 L/30.6 gals 116 L/30.6 gals 140 L/37.1 gals 140 L/37.1 gals
Glass Thickness 6mm (1/4") 6mm (1/4") 8mm (5/16") 8mm (5/16")
Refugium - - Yes Yes
Skimmer Chamber with Refugium - - 255 x 397mm 255 x 397mm
10"×15.6" 10"×15.6"
Refugium Chamber - - 208 x 397mm 208 x 397mm
8.2"×15.6" 8.2"×15.6"
Skimmer Chamber w/o Refugium  330 x 438mm 330 x 438mm 397 x 469mm 397 x 469mm
13"×17.2" 13"×17.2" 15.6"×18.5" 15.6"×18.5"
RO Reservoir Dimensions
(Length x Width x Height)
192 x 246 x 359mm 192 x 246 x 359mm ATO Tank ATO Tank
7.6"×9.7"×14.1" 7.6"×9.7"×14.1"
RO Volume 17 L/4.5 gals 17 L/4.5 gals
Pump Chamber 240 x 200mm 240 x 200mm 469 x 158mm 469 x 158mm
9.4"×7.9" 9.4"×7.9" 18.5"×6.2" 18.5"×6.2"
ATO ATO Dimensions
(Length x Width x Height)
- - 360 x 420 x 350mm 360 x 420 x 350mm
14.2"×16.5"×13.8" 14.2"×16.5"×13.8"
ATO Volume 50 L/13.1 gals 50 L/13.1 gals
Glass Thickness 5mm (3/16") 5mm (3/16")
Plumbing Main Drain DN25 DN25 DN32 DN32
Emergency Overflow DN25 DN25 DN32 DN32
Pump Return DN20 DN20 DN25 DN25
Nozzles DN15 x 2 DN15 x 2 DN15 x 2 DN15 x 2
Filter Socks 105mm/4" x 2 105mm/4" x 2 180mm/7" x 2 180mm/7" x 2
Cabinet Cabinet Model UV 3624 UV 4824 UV 6025 UV 7225
Cabinet Dimensions
(Length x Width x Height)
900 x 600 x 900mm 1200 x 600 x 900mm 1536 x 643 x 900mm 1836 x 643 x 900mm
35.4"×23.7"×35.4" 47.2"×23.7"×35.4" 60.5"×25.3"×35.4" 72.3"×25.3"×35.4"
Sump Compartment Inner Dimensions 810 x 560mm 768 x 560mm 915 x 605mm 815 x 605mm
31.9"×22" 30.2"×22" 36"×23.8" 32.1"×23.8"
Material 18mm solid plywood
Paint (side & front) PU Painting
Color W-White, B-Black
System Height with Cabinet 1450mm/57" 1450mm/57" 1450mm/57.1" 1500mm/59.1"
Total Volume 387 L/102.4 gals 480 L/126.9 gals 675 L/178 gals 813 L/215 gals


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