Digital Aquatics SL2v2 spied in a teaser shots

The SL2v2 module for the Digital Aquatics ReefKeeper aquarium controllers will finally be seen in action this weekend at MAX in Orange, CA. First announced in February, the SL2v2 module is lined up to replace the old SL2 module which…

New version of the Apex AquaController app is out

 The newer, more improved Apex Aquacontroller app for iPhone and iPad is out and ready to be downloaded from the app store. There are some great new features like the image above showing the aggregate “on” time for each of…

Blackreef aquarium controller and modules get an update in advance of its full release

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvCJujVElr4[/youtube] The Blackreef aquarium controller and modules we saw at Aquarama are getting some fine tuning in advance of the company’s more public release coming up this year at Interzoo. While most of the work is being done on the…

IKS AquaView a sleek-looking touch pad for AquaStar controllers

  The new IKS AquaView touch external display is a pretty piece of machinery for the IKS AquaStar and PondPilot controllers from the German company. The sleek looking black screen pops to life when needed and can be manipulated with virtual RGB…

Aquarium Controllers Part 3: Top five things the extreme fish-geek wants in an aquarium controller

We have reached the last of the three part series (Part 1, Part 2) I have written on aquarium controllers. In this last part I am going to discuss the five most important things I think the advanced aquarist will…

Aquarium Controllers Part 2: Top 5 things that matter when buying an aquarium controller

From my previous article you may now be convinced that you need an aquarium controller, but which one? For many, making a purchasing decision on a technology product is often done by comparing lists of features and then combining that with…

Aquarium controllers part 1: From Reef-Geek to the mainstream

Today we welcome the inaugural post from Terence Fugazzi who has built up quite a reputation as an experienced aquarium controller user. Terence is our go-to guy for all questions about electronic control and monitoring and we are delighted to…

The Vertex Cerebra looks like an aquarium controller from the future

The Vertex Cerebra aquarium controller has been a long time coming but after spending a couple years in development, this next generation aqua-computer is almost ready for reefing prime time. Don’t let the development board pictured above fool you, this…

Hands on with the Reef Angel controller

We’ve been excited about the open source concept of the Reef Angel controller from the get go and now we finally got our hands on a Reef Angel controller. Needless to say, we weren’t disappointed. The controller certainly has come…

Neptune Systems AquaController Apex Jr now available

The Neptune Systems AquaController Apex Jr we brought you earlier is now showing up on the company’s website. The simplified yet powerful version of aquarium controller eliminates the need for the a display allowing you to do all the setup and…