The Waterbox Platinum Frag series aquaculture system is an industry first. The Frag System provides advanced hobbyists a way to facilitate a grow out system for their frags and cultured corals. Waterbox has taken the highly acclaimed Platinum system design and created a proprietary Aquaculture style aquarium for serious hobbyists.

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Waterbox Platinum™ Frag Models

The Waterbox Platinum FRAG series tanks are the industry’s first production reef ready frag tanks.













Intermediate Experience

Intermediate Experience

This series includes some features that require simple plumbing connections and understanding of overflow filtration systems.

Naming Convention

The first number indicates the gallon capacity, followed by the length of the aquarium in feet.

Platinum Frag Glass

The Waterbox Platinum™ Frag series is designed for shallow reefs and aquaculture. The unique 12.4″ tank height provides easy access for maintenance and husbandry.

Rimless 10mm Starphire Ultra-Clear™ Beveled Glass

Low iron ultra-clear glass with the highest quality silicone and crisp edges.

The water etched glass overflow box

Our unique glass overflow box provides superior surface skimming and allows the owner to keep their Waterbox completely clean of algae.

Rubber Mat Under Tank

Each Platinum Reef comes with a pre-seated Self leveling rubber mat under the glass tank

Platinum Frag Filtration

Our engineers have designed a prefabricated proprietary plumbing kit that provides easy installation without any gluing required.

  • Dual adjustable overflow returns

    In order to maximize directional flow, the Waterbox Platinum Series includes dual adjustable return nozzles.

  • Precision gate valve

    Controls the flow through the drain system and maintains quiet operation.

  • Safety drain

    To prevent overflowing, a secondary safety drain is available.

  • Whisper quiet overflow design

    Our design eliminates gurgling sounds from the overflow box.

  • No gluing required

    Pre-cut and pre-glued pieces allow for easy installation and maintenance.

  • Flexible return pipe

    Can be easily adjusted to accommodate your choice of return pump.

  • Quick disconnect unions

    Disassemble easily without any cutting of plumbing required.

  • Professional Sump system with Auto Top off Reservoir

    Each platinum series includes a glass sump with ATO reservoir that can be converted to a refugium.

  • Multi-level filter sock chamber

    Dual micron socks reduce noise, prevents clogging, and reduces chances of overflowing.

  • Standard Filter Socks

    The Waterbox Platinum Series each include 2 x 4 Inch filter socks to keep water clarity pristine.

Platinum Frag Cabinets

Made by world renown furniture manufacturer, the Platinum Series cabinets are heavy duty UV coated plywood. Includes stainless hinges, push open doors and leveling feet. Our 4 foot and larger models include a separate section for equipment storage.

Our cabinet maker boasts the following recognition’s.
Member Unit of National Furniture Standardization Technical Committee.
State Identified Enterprise Technology Center.
Top 10 Furniture Brand


Soft Close PVC Coated Hinges

High quality adjustable hinges provide rust-free access into your cabinet


Recessed Push Open Doors

European doors that are flush with the front glass aquarium panel provide ease of access into the cabinet.


Leveling Feet

Adjustable leveling feet are included with each cabinet to ensure tank is level during installation.


Removable Waterbox Badge

Place your Waterbox Badge anywhere on the cabinet.

Waterbox supports the future of the aquarium industry

Waterbox understands the importance of sustainable practices within the aquarium hobby. Our Platinum Frag series was designed for this reason, to provide hobbyist with a platform for successful coral fragmentation practices.

Waterbox Platinum Frag Technical Specifications

Platinum FRAG 45.2 Platinum FRAG 60.3 Platinum FRAG 80.4
Main Features
Starphire Ultra-Clear™ Glass
Glass Thickness(mm) 10mm(2/5″) 10mm(2/5″) 10mm(2/5″)
Glass Overflow System
Built in surface skimmer
Heavy Duty UV Coated Cabinetry
Integrated Evaporation (ATO) Reservior
System Volumes
Display Water Volume (Gal) 27.1Gal(103L) 41.1Gal(156L) 55.1Gal(209L)
Sump Water Volume (Gal) 17.3Gal(65L) 20Gal(76L) 24.1Gal(91L)
Total System Volume (Gal) 44.4Gal(168L) 61.1Gal(231L) 79.2Gal(300L)
Evaporation (ATO) Reservior Volume (Gal) 2.9Gal(10.7L) 2.9Gal(10.7L) 3.9Gal(14.6L)
Display Dimensions
Tank Length (IN) 24″(60cm) 36″(90cm) 48″(120cm)
Tank Width (IN) 24″(60cm) 24″(60cm) 24″(60cm)
Tank Height (IN) 12.4″(31.5cm) 12.4″(31.5cm) 12.4″(31.5cm)
Total Height with Cabinet 48.4″(123cm) 48.4″(123cm) 48.4″(123cm)
Sump Dimensions
Sump Length (IN) 21″(52cm) 24″(60cm) 28″(72cm)
Sump Width (IN) 18″(45cm) 18″(45cm) 18″(45cm)
Sump Height (IN) 12″(30.48cm) 12″(30.48cm) 12″(30.48cm)
Sump Glass Thickness 6mm(1/4″) 6mm(1/4″) 6mm(1/4″)
Technical Details
Water Height in Sump 5-6″ (15.24cm) 5-6″ (15.24cm) 5-6″ (15.24cm)
Skimmer Chamber 7″ x 17.7″   18cm x 45cm 9.84″ x 12.59″   25cm x 45cm 17.7″ x 13.38″  32cm x 45cm
Pump Chamber 9.44″ x 5.51″    24cm x 14cm 9.44″ x 5.90″   24cm x 15cm 9.44″ x 7.87″  24cm x 20cm
Recommended Flow Rate(GPH) Pump not included 500gph(1900L) 600GPH(2200L) 800GPH(3000L)
Special Features
Included Filter Socks
Precision Gate Valve for Overflow Adjustment
Dual Manifold bypass for add on Reactors
Industry First Glass Overflow System
Cabinets by World Renown cabinet maker
Prefabricated Plumbing Kit for easy setup Included

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