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What's a NUVO RFS Sump?

The NUVO RFS (Reef Filtration Series) Sump is a fully comprehensive, all-in-one saltwater reef aquarium sump. With almost every upgrade feature you could dream of in a sump with a few more special upgrades that will make you wonder how you lived without them.

Our entire RFS Sumps are what experienced reef pro hobbyist will want and everything a new hobbyist will be thankful for later on in their aquarium experience.

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Why Choose a NUVO RFS Sump?

Advanced pros will have the features the wished they had when they started. Beginning reefers will save time and money by skipping the expensive learning curve of a building an aquarium sump system.

Let's explore what we have to offer

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Explore all our Features in Detail

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NUVO RFS Reef Sumps at a Glance

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The NUVO RFS (Reef Filtration Series) Sumps can be found in our EXT and INT aquarium combo kits. These are overbuilt systems are built strong with long lasting safety in mind.

Now let's explore all the models and what they have to offer.

NUVO RFS 22

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FEATURES

  • 25 Gallon Capacity

  • Reinforced Double Walled Acrylic Frame Construction

  • Silent Siphon Safety Drain Design

  • Laser Etched Water Level Indicators (Front and Side Views)

  • 3 - 1” High Quality PVC Bulkheads

  • 1 - 3/4” High Quality PVC Bulkhead with Hose Barb Fitting

  • Vertical Heater Compartment with Cord Management

  • Drain Silencing Plates with Filter Sponge

  • Acrylic Filter Media Cups - Includes High Performance Fiber Ball Media

  • Accommodates 4” Filter Socks

  • Adjustable Water Height Bae in Protein Skimmer Chamber

  • Polycarbonate Noise Reducing Lid Covers

  • (With Protein Skimmer Cutout)

  • Refugium Chaetomax LED Light Bracket *Light Sold Separately

  • 1/4“ And 1/2” ATO Return Hose Barb

  • 4 - Black RO/DI Push Fit Fittings

  • Cutout Slots Cord Management Hooks with

  • Black Adhesive Cord Holders

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NUVO RFS 27

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FEATURES

  • 39 Gallon Capacity

  • Reinforced Double Walled Acrylic Frame Construction

  • Silent Siphon Safety Drain Design

  • Laser Etched Water Level Indicators (Front and Side Views)

  • 3 - 1” High Quality PVC Bulkheads

  • 1 - 3/4” High Quality PVC Bulkhead with Hose Barb Fitting

  • Vertical Heater Compartment with Cord Management

  • Drain Silencing Plates with Filter Sponge

  • Acrylic Filter Media Cups - Includes High Performance Fiber
    Ball Media

  • Accommodates 4” Filter Socks

  • Adjustable Water Height Bae in Protein Skimmer Chamber

  • Polycarbonate Noise Reducing Lid Covers
    (With Protein Skimmer Cutout)

  • Refugium Chaetomax LED Light Bracket
    *Light Sold Separately

  • 1/4“ And 1/2” ATO Return Hose Barb

  • 4 - Black RO/DI Push Fit Fittings

  • Cord Management Hooks with Cutout Slots

  • Black Adhesive Cord Holders

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NUVO RFS 39

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FEATURES

  • 57 Gallon Capacity

  • Reinforced Double Walled Acrylic Frame Construction

  • Silent Siphon Safety Drain Design

  • Laser Etched Water Level Indicators (Front and Side Views)

  • 3 - 1” High Quality PVC Bulkheads

  • 1 - 3/4” High Quality PVC Bulkhead with Hose Barb Fitting

  • Vertical Heater Compartment with Cord Management

  • Drain Silencing Plates with Filter Sponge

  • Acrylic Filter Media Cups - Includes High Performance Fiber
    Ball Media

  • Accommodates 4” Filter Socks

  • Adjustable Water Height Baffle in Protein Skimmer Chamber

  • Polycarbonate Noise Reducing Lid Covers
    (With Protein Skimmer Cutout)

  • Refugium Chaetomax LED Light Bracket
    *Light Sold Separately

  • 1/4“ And 1/2” ATO Return Hose Barb

  • 4 - Black RO/DI Push Fit Fittings

  • Cord Management Hooks with Cutout Slots

  • Black Adhesive Cord Holders

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NUVO RFS 50

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FEATURES

  • 74 Gallon Capacity

  • Reinforced Double Walled Acrylic Frame Construction

  • Silent Siphon Safety Drain Design

  • Laser Etched Water Level Indicators (Front and Side Views)

  • 3 - 1” High Quality PVC Bulkheads

  • 1 - 3/4” High Quality PVC Bulkhead with Hose Barb Fitting

  • Vertical Heater Compartment with Cord Management

  • Drain Silencing Plates with Filter Sponge

  • Acrylic Filter Media Cups - Includes High Performance Fiber
    Ball Media

  • Accommodates 4” Filter Socks

  • Adjustable Water Height Baffle in Protein Skimmer Chamber

  • Polycarbonate Noise Reducing Lid Covers
    (With Protein Skimmer Cutout)

  • Refugium Chaetomax LED Light Bracket
    *Light Sold Separately

  • 1/4“ And 1/2” ATO Return Hose Barb

  • 4 - Black RO/DI Push Fit Fittings

  • Cord Management Hooks with Cutout Slots

  • Black Adhesive Cord Holders

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Thinking Outside and Inside the Sump

To complete your aquarium sump system, you will need the heart of your tank, which is the return pump. Luckily we have just the thing.

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Ultra Quiet DC Technology

Run-Dry Protection

One Touch Feed Mode

Includes Barbed Adapters: 3/4", 1" and 1-1/4"

Min Flow Rate 1,062 GPH 

Max Flow Rate 2,656 GPH

Dims: 7" x 4.09" x 5.11"

Max Watts 85W / 24V DC 

Not Intended for External Use

Comes with Controller

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Add-On Accessories

Make you life and aquarium experience even easier with our extensive line of AUQA gadgets  

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