Fishbit aquarium monitor and controller launches at CES

The Fishbit is a new aquarium controller and monitor which aims to simplify the process of keeping tabs on your aquarium when you are not around. Fishbit takes a┬áradically different approach to aquarium monitoring by combining all the important sensors…

GHL’s new Powerbar 5.1, smaller and updated

GHL updated their ProfiLux power strips with the Powerbar 5.1. The most apparent difference is a┬ámore compact size. The previous generation was much larger, and some hobbyists complained about having to work with smaller spaces. It also includes a power…

Why this may be the future of aquarium (and home) automation

Aquarium control and automation has been a hot topic for years. Before affordable aquarium controllers hit the market, we were linking together lamp timers and hacking X10 devices to do our bidding. Not that automation and control is getting more…

Reef Angel adds new PAR module to lineup

The Reef Angel controller is getting a new option that will allow you measure photosynthetic light in your tank and dial in your dimmable LED lights ‘on the fly’ to get the exact settings you want depending on your tank’s…

Apex Fusion beta test video leaked

A video of the Apex Fusion beta test was recently leaked on a message board and we have to say we are pretty excited about what we saw. When we came across the Apex Fusion at MACNA, we thought this…

Using the HD Dropcam Pro to spy on three aquariums at once

Web cameras for home monitoring are nothing new but recently, the feature set and ease of use of the Dropcam series of IP cameras have made it incredibly simple to install and apply. We recently picked up the new Dropcam…

Smart Reef unveils its Smart Touch aquarium controller interface

We haven’t seen that much information from Smart Reef. whose new aquarium controller platform made some debut appearances this fall in Italy. Seemingly the first component of the Smart Reef system to be seen in full is the intuitive Smart…

ReefWare aquarium tracking software features integration with popular controllers

ReefWare is a new aquarium tracking application that brings the concept up to speed with some novel features. Although reef and aquarium tracking programs and apps have been around for eons, it’s only recently that aquarium controllers have gotten the…

Apex Fusion introduces a new level of controlling and integration

Apex Fusion is the next evolution in web based, cloud control and monitoring of our aquariums. The new Apex Fusion incorporates many aspects of the Apex Dashboard but really takes all those concepts to the next level.In addition to the…

First hands-on and teardown of the Ecotech Marine Reeflink

There you have it! The first in depth look at Ecotech’s window into your reefing home which will put all Ecosmart products on the cloud, beginning with the Radion LED lights. Looking more or less like a local networking router…