Waterbox Starphire Platinum 45.2 Gallon Shallow Frag Reef Ready Aquarium
- Available in white, black and oak finish
The Waterbox Platinum FRAG series tanks are the industry’s first production reef ready frag tanks.
This series includes some features that require simple plumbing connections and understanding of overflow filtration systems.
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
- Precision gate valve
- Safety drain
- Whisper quiet overflow design
- No gluing required
- Flexible return pipe
- Quick disconnect unions
- 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
High quality adjustable hinges provide rust-free access into your cabinet
PUSH OPEN DOORS
European doors that are flush with the front glass aquarium panel provide ease of access into the cabinet.
Adjustable leveling feet are included with each cabinet to ensure tank is level during installation.
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 ✓ ✓ ✓