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CAD Lights 18 Gallon Mini-II Full Reef Glass Aquarium Package (1818-M)

CAD Lights Aquariums

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  • CAD Lights Aquariums Authorized Delaer18G Mini Aquarium by CAD Lights  is a great All-In-One system for Novice to Advanced marine enthusiasts.

    Whether you are just starting out or planning to build your own small piece of the ocean, our Mini series give you everything you need to Jump right into multiple marine or freshwater habitats. Specially designed with powerful filter systems to work harder for small nano environments, combined with the finest materials of "Low-iron" ultra clear glass and built by expert aquarium artisans. The Mini series will offer you a mesmerizing 1st person view of the reef giving you peace and tranquility in your home or work space.

    Small but powerful. Still within the range of a Nano aquarium, the 18G is a great package that offers lots of additional space and larger proportions in keeping Reefs, Marine fish and Freshwater plants, Freshwater fish habitats. Ideal places to put the 18G Mini is kitchen counters, dressers, entry tables, work stations etc. The 18G Mini has specially designed filter chambers that give it the ability to upgrade as you advance in Marine and Reef keeping by adding in the PLS-50 Elite (60G protein skimmer) and the NR-1 (60G bio-media reactor) to really increase the filtration power up to 400%.

    Starfire Glass. The CAD Lights 18G Mini tank is made by glass Artisans using a single Starfire glass panel that is curved into a seamless shaped aquarium in straight lines for a distortion free panoramic view of the reef. Why use Starfire glass? - Because 93% clarity brings you the closest to the exquisiteness and beauty of the reef.

    Superior materials and quality. Meticulously detailed at every inch, The 18G Mini is built entirely of ultra-clear low iron glass (including the bottom panel) that is up to 15 shades clearer than standard glass. Built by Aquarium Artisans with over 20 years of experience, each seamless glass panel is hand curved by a master glazier. Our seams and joints are perfectly clean and tooled. 18G Mini aquarium is guaranteed to give you an aesthetics feast for your eyes and senses.

    Optional Contemporary Cabinetry. Full sized quality cabinetry is designed specifically to match the features of the Mini series. The Contemporary Euro Cabinets are all sprayed in a heat room with a smooth gloss white oil-based piano-styled finish or matte black finish. Create a stunning centerpiece for your space with this sleek, contemporary cabinet & aquarium combo.

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    • Starfire glass single pane curved at front 2 corners for a seamless panoramic view on all 3 sides
    • 5 mm thick ultra-clear low iron glass
    • Optional 10W Marine and Reef energy efficient LED lighting system with 2 stage including moonlight.
    • 100% Acrylic filtration for a true deep black background
    • 3-chamber multi-stage reef/marine filtration system
    • 250-gallon silent pump
    • Glass canopy
    • Tank Dimensions: 16” x 16” x 17”
    • Capacity: 18 gallons
    • Optional contemporary Euro cabinet

    Cabinet Features:

    • Contemporary European style
    • Smooth heat room sprayed oil-based white gloss finish
    • Available in 2 colors: Gloss White and Matte Black
    • Fully functional and full-size cabinet with Euro-hinged doors
    • Specially designed to avoid "Top-Heaviness" and easy "Tip-Over" by widening the center of gravity
    • Simple installation and assembly

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  • CAD Lights Aquariums products are compatible with most equipment in the industry. Or, you can choose accessories from the following collection:

    CAD Lights Aquariums Accesories
  • CAD Lights's started in 1990 as a family-owned custom aquarium store in New York City. Since its inception, its focus was unique as it instilled a standard of top-notch engineers and designers for productions of custom aquariums, standard aquarium packages and equipment for residential and commercial applications.

  • Many items ship Same Day if ordered by 11am EST, Monday-Friday.

    Transit times will vary, but delivery can be expected within 2-5 business days after shipment.

    Within 24 hours of shipment, we will send you tracking information to the e-mail address you provide at check out.

    We ship using the fastest, most reliable method. Generally, smaller products ship via FedEx or UPS. Larger, heavier products ship via a truck freight carrier (e.g. Yellow Freight, Roadway, FedEx Freight).

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  • CAD Lights provides a 12 month warranty on the craftsmanship, seams and joints of the aquariums and circuitry from the original date of purchase.

    This warranty DOES NOT include physical damage to the aquarium glass itself, bulbs or internal pumps. Nor does the warranty imply or cover abuse, misuse, tampering, modifications or improper installation of any product manufactured by CAD Lights.

    Returns on defective items must also call to obtain a RA # before shipping and must be sent via insured method. Items found to be defective shall be repaired or replaced at the discretion of CAD Lights, and all defective claims MUST be supported by dated photos and original purchase invoice. CAD Lights will then cover the defective part and we will prepare one for you at no charge for the replacement. Customer will only be responsible for shipping charges.

  • Dream Fish Tanks will refund your purchase amount minus return shipping charges should you be dissatisfied with your purchase.

    • You must notify us of your intent to return within 14 days.
    • The item must be returned in sellable condition in its original packaging.
    • Our return policy applies to cancellations made after an item has shipped or refusal at time of delivery.
    • ALL returns must obtain an RA # prior to return shipping and must be written on the outside of the shipping box. Please email us at
    • Any returns sent without an RA # will not be accepted.
    • It is the sole responsibility of the customer for the return to be packaged properly and shipped via an insured method.
    • There is 15% restocking fee for all returned or cancelled orders.
    • Shipping charges are non-refundable.
    • Refunds will be applied to same payment method used when original purchase was made.

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