The Best Auto Top Off Devices For Saltwater Aquariums – Reef Builders Gear Guide

Salinity is one of the most important parameters to maintain in a saltwater aquarium. Throughout the day water evaporates from your tank, but it’s only the freshwater that evaporates, and the salt is left behind. To maintain proper salinity you…

Record Video And Feed Your Fish Using QEye & QShooter From AutoAqua

As we are enjoying the last few weekends of summertime camping we find ourselves wondering about our fishes left at home. While searching for an automatic feeder, we remembered a unique auto feeding device from the Reef Builders archives. The…

AutoAqua Smart AWC Touch and Smart Security Systems

AutoAqua is an aquarium company which has made a name for itself . . . by really living up to its name. If there’s a device or a function to be automated in a reef tank, AutoAqua probably has a…

Smart ATO micro is the smallest optical top off device yet

The Smart ATO Micro is a new optical water level sensor and top off device in one. This new ATO is a miniature version of the Smart ATO released by Auto Aqua just about two years ago. Like the Smart ATO, the…

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…