Kamoer F05X Wireless Dosing and Water Change System packs in plenty of handy features

The Kamoer F05X Wireless Dosing and Water Change System is an intriguing unit taking the benefits of a peristaltic pumping station, an automatics top off (ATO) and an automatic water change unit and combining it into one. Fitted with three…

Water Refill Genie is a new ATO kit with a novel type of level sensor

The Water Refill Genie is a new all-in-one auto-top-off which is aimed at being your go to ATO device no matter what your method of replenishing evaporated water. E-Fins, makers of the Algae Mower Vac has designed the Water Refill…

The Tank Boss from UltraLife may be your ultimate ATO-in-a-box

The Tank Boss from UltraLife is an intriguing auto top off (ATO) with a bunch of handy features built in. As technology is getting more sophisticated, we are starting to see a few devices consolidated into one and that is…

Spectrapure needs to rethink suction cups to hold ATO level sensors

Spectrapure is a long-established equipment company in the marine aquarium world with its LiterMeter and reverse osmosis water purifying filters being a mainstay of the aquarium hobby for over a decade. The company’s latest offering to the marine aquarium hobby is the…

Using the unique Barrel Tender ATO device from Avast Marine

The Barrel Tender from Avast marine is such a unique product, it’s hard to compare it to anything else that is available in the aquarium market. Simply put the Barrel Tender is a high precision “float switch” that includes a…

Smart ATO Review: almost perfect with a couple of quirks

The Smart ATO is the smallest and most novel water level sensor and automatic top off controller the hobby has yet seen. The magnetically coupled sensor and controller are one assembly, with a single light sensor being sent through a…

Hydor’s Smart Level Control was well worth the wait

The first time we saw the Hydor Smart Level, it was practically love at first sight. What’s not to swoon about a simple box with three cords, one power switch and a few basic indicator LEDs? we knew then that…

Hands on with the beautiful, impossibly small Smart ATO by AutoAqua

Despite being framed in calipers, nothing displays the incredible compactness of the new Smart ATO from AutoAqua like seeing it in person, and holding it in your hands. The new water level sensor and controller of the Smart ATO fit…

Hydor’s Smart Level ATO controller is ready for full deployment

We got our first look at the Smart Level at InterZoo about a year and a half ago. Within that time Hydor has greatly refined the design of the Smart Level ATO controller and it is now ready for prime time. The…

Smart ATO from AutoAqua is heating up the arms race of Automatic Top Off systems

Smart ATO is a novel new device from AutoAqua which uses an optical method of determining water level height in your sump. When AutoAqua first hit the aquarium scene with a slew of different ATO systems for aquariums we kind…