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Hi! My name is Erin and I live in Central, PA. I’m a complete newbie (I do have freshwater tanks). I have wanted a reef tank for many years. I’m just starting to plan my tank. I’m looking to get an AIO system. I was wondering what AIO systems people have and like or which they recommend. I need a length of 43” or less. The top three AIO systems that I have been considering are: Red Sea Max E-260, Waterbox AIO 50.3, IM SR Pro 60 AIO (all with there stands). Any input, other options, or advise would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
 
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Hi! My name is Erin and I live in Central, PA. I’m a complete newbie (I do have freshwater tanks). I have wanted a reef tank for many years. I’m just starting to plan my tank. I’m looking to get an AIO system. I was wondering what AIO systems people have and like or which they recommend. I need a length of 43” or less. The top three AIO systems that I have been considering are: Red Sea Max E-260, Waterbox AIO 50.3, IM SR Pro 60 AIO (all with there stands). Any input, other options, or advise would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
Welcome Erin,
I have 2 waterbox 10 gallon aio, and are happy with the build quality.
 

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Hi! My name is Erin and I live in Central, PA. I’m a complete newbie (I do have freshwater tanks). I have wanted a reef tank for many years. I’m just starting to plan my tank. I’m looking to get an AIO system. I was wondering what AIO systems people have and like or which they recommend. I need a length of 43” or less. The top three AIO systems that I have been considering are: Red Sea Max E-260, Waterbox AIO 50.3, IM SR Pro 60 AIO (all with there stands). Any input, other options, or advise would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
Welcome Erin! I once had a JBJ and I was not a fan. I graduated to a bigger tank with a sump. That one was just too small. Then again, it held one giant red hairy legged hermit crab.
I have heard good things about Waterbox.
I wish you luck... welcome to the reef!
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Hi! My name is Erin and I live in Central, PA. I’m a complete newbie (I do have freshwater tanks). I have wanted a reef tank for many years. I’m just starting to plan my tank. I’m looking to get an AIO system. I was wondering what AIO systems people have and like or which they recommend. I need a length of 43” or less. The top three AIO systems that I have been considering are: Red Sea Max E-260, Waterbox AIO 50.3, IM SR Pro 60 AIO (all with there stands). Any input, other options, or advise would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
Welcome to in my opinion on of the best hobbies in the world! This hobby is an opportunity to recreate a piece of the ocean in the comfort of your home! Reef2Reef is a great place to be to learn all about the hobby, and can find some valuable resources!

If you are looking for maybe something to watch on your free time and get a better for feel for reef keeping come check out my channel on YouTube! Could be some helpful tips! Hope to chat soon, cheers!


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Welcome to in my opinion on of the best hobbies in the world! This hobby is an opportunity to recreate a piece of the ocean in the comfort of your home! Reef2Reef is a great place to be to learn all about the hobby, and can find some valuable resources!

If you are looking for maybe something to watch on your free time and get a better for feel for reef keeping come check out my channel on YouTube! Could be some helpful tips! Hope to chat soon, cheers!


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Welcome Erin! I once had a JBJ and I was not a fan. I graduated to a bigger tank with a sump. That one was just too small. Then again, it held one giant red hairy legged hermit crab.
I have heard good things about Waterbox.
I wish you luck... welcome to the reef!
big eyes fish GIF
Thank you! It is last on my list. I’m really leaning toward the Red Sea Max E 260.
 

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Thank you! It is last on my list. I’m really leaning toward the Red Sea Max E 260.
Whichever you choose, it's going to be an adventure. Red Sea is a reputable brand and many reefers have created stunning tanks with them. Let us know how we may help.
 
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