Aquarium controller

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  1. SApicoreef

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    Hi guys

    I was just wondering which is the best aquarium controller that you would be able to get in south Africa that comes in a all in one package

    Thanks
     
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    The best, probably be the Profilux range, many options, wide functionality, but it is pricy
     
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    But maybe there is something that Is "Coming soon" that could help......
     
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    I was looking for some thing on the cheaper side but do you know of any one selling a second hand one by any chance?
     
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    what exactly do you want to accomplish with the addition of the controller?
     
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    SApicoreef Thread Starter

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    I just want to make every thing as automated as possible
     
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    Are the neptune systems 220v?
     
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    If you want to automate the tank then a controller is not necessarily what you need. The controller is for constant parameter checking etc. You can get away with a couple of timers for lights and fans and a dosing pump for dosing. What else do you want to automate?
     
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    As far as I know the US model is 120V but they also cater for the international market.
    Drop them an email.
     
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    Ok I will drop them an email and see what they can do

    Thanks for the help
     
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    Hi.

    You can also have a look at the Reef Angel. Its A Fully Customisible controller, open source , and runs on Ardinuo.

    www.reefangel.com
     
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    @Jeann1 are you running a reef angel?
     
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    Soon, its on its way.
     
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    @Francois could you tell us more about the Reef Angel. What add-on you running? Will someone that has no-idea about programming be able to use it?
     
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    Yes for sure, I had no programming experience before I bought the Reef Angel Controller.

    There is a program for the Reef Angel Controller which is called Reef Angel Generator where you just tick what you want the controller to do and it generates a code automatically for you. It's really simple and you dont need to be a nerd to get your own code going.

    What do you mean by "What add-on you running"
     
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    Where did you get this controller from or did you order it from the site itself and does it run on 220-240v

    Thanks
     
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    Hi SApicoreef

    I order it from the site itself and yes it does run on 220-240v
     
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    Ok cool. Thanks soooo much
     
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