Category Archives: Controllers

The Sumpless ATO from XP Aqua is the First Auto Top-Off Built for Tanks Without Sumps

The Sumpless ATO from XP Aqua is the first and only auto top-off system specifically designed for aquariums without sumps. The dual-optical sensor ATO is hidden inside the included overflow box which acts as a surface skimmer but doubles as a media reactor.


Get Ready for Trident by Upgrading Your Apex Classic Controller to the New Apex Base Unit

By upgrading to the latest Apex Base Unit, you can take advantage of all of the new and exciting modules, upgrades and equipment that Neptune Systems is developing, like Trident!


Reef-A-Palooza Roundup: A Water Testing Robot, Apex Control with Alexa, More Natural Rock Shapes, and Speaker Recaps

Join us for a look at exciting new products, expert speaker recaps, a behind-the-scenes visit to a coral farm, and more! See highlights from the 2018 show in this 6-minute episode.


Maxspect Unveils New Razor X Lights, Connect ICV6 Controller, and SYNA-G App for 2018

The successor to the best-selling Maxspect Razor is now in stock! We’re taking a closer look at each fixture and providing tank recommendations so you’ll know which Razor X model is right for you.


The COR Should Be On Your Short List For A Return Pump—Even If You Don’t Own An Apex

When we heard Neptune Systems was introducing two new water pumps our expectations were high. We hoped they would be something special—and indeed they are! Here’s what you need to know…


The 7 Best Holiday Gifts to Give Yourself

You’ve been good this year. Really good. We actually peeked at Santa’s “nice” list and saw your name printed in bold lettering across the top. In short, you deserve a really nice gift.


Roger Vitko Interview: Discussing Tunze’s History, The Golden Rule, Product Development, and Trends in the Aquarium Hobby

Roger on what separates Tunze from other brands: “If your name is on the box, that means something that most other companies don’t have. There is personal shame in failure and glory in success.”


Catch the drip—before the disaster—with the new LDK Leak Detection Kit from Neptune Systems

When the LDK detects a leak, your Apex can sound an alarm, alert your mobile device, or take other actions on your tank. The LDK provides ultimate disaster prevention this all too common issue.


EcoTech Marine ReefLink Wi-Fi Controller: What YOU Need to Know

The EcoTech ReefLink Wi-Fi Controller wirelessly connects EcoTech Marine Vectra and Vortech water pumps, as well as Radion light fixtures to give you full wireless control of your aquarium from anywhere.


The Tunze Smart Controller 7000: EXPLAINED

Tunze has recently released Smartcontoller 7000 that harnesses the power of modern technology to provide a central control platform for your Tunze pumps and many other Tunze aquarium products.