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Eshopps IV Dosers in 2-channel master & 3-channel slave dosing pumps

The Eshopps IV doser series of dosing pump is the veteran acrylic filter manufacturer’s first foray into the more mechanical side of the aquarium hobby. Eshopps will be making the IV doser in a 2-channel master unit and a 3-channel slave unit in a beautiful Reef Builders blue specifically to appeal to our aesthetic. We Read More

Using measuring bottles to streamline frequent manual dosing

I have over ten tanks, mostly saltwater, reef and coral focused. You’d think that this type of setup would benefit from lots of automatic dosing I like to be more intimate with my aquarium’s water chemistry so besides automated top off for water evaporation, I prefer to manually dose the big four additives using these Read More

Micom continuous liquid feeder is an adjustable, always-on dosing pump

Micom’s continuous liquid feeder looks like any other ordinary dosing pump, it appears identical to the original Micom liquid feeder, but it has one special trick up its peristaltic sleeve – it runs continuously. Whereas other dosing pumps have a preset RPM to the motor which is actuated at certain intervals, the Micom continuous liquid Read More

Reef Angel announces new two-channel dosing pump, availaible for pre-order shortly

It’s been a while since we last covered the Reef Angel controller, but the creators of this neat open source controller haven’t been sitting still. Along with a lot of improvement software wise, Reef Angel has just announced that they are releasing their own dosing pumps for the controller.  The two-channel Reef Angel dosing pump Read More

Fitodose from Planctontech is a new automatic phytoplankton doser

Fitodose is a new phytoplankton doser from Planctontech which automatically doses phytoplankton throughout the day. By adding only a small amount of phytoplankton on a regular basis with something like the Fitodose, it is possible to maintain natural levels of phytoplankton cell concentrations. We’re not quite sure how Planctontech addresses the settling of plankton in Read More