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Old 06-30-2014, 09:11 PM   #1
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Temp controller

Any recommendations on a good one for a reef tank?

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Old 06-30-2014, 09:26 PM   #2
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Apex are pretty much as good as it gets I believe
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Yeah but I'm not looking for something all that complex. Not yet at least.

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I have a reef keeper lite and I love it.
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Again, I'm trying to avoid, if possible, the complete controllers, as my tank is a nano, and simply doesn't require one. However, I'd like a good performing, accurate, and reliable temp controller. I've seen some from Pinpoint and a few others, but reviews, etc seem few and far between.
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Is this what you are looking for??

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/jbj-di...d-probe-1.html
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no, that's just a thermometer. There's a pinpoint controller for heaters, but it's pricey given that it's a single purpose device.

Looking around at the heater controllers and the spotty reviews associated with them, I might just bite the bullet and get an Apex. That would convince my wife to let me get a bigger tank ("but honey, look at what it can do, and make the bigger tank soooooooo much easier" )
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no, that's just a thermometer. There's a pinpoint controller for heaters, but it's pricey given that it's a single purpose device.

Looking around at the heater controllers and the spotty reviews associated with them, I might just bite the bullet and get an Apex. That would convince my wife to let me get a bigger tank ("but honey, look at what it can do, and make the bigger tank soooooooo much easier" )


Haha. That's what I plan to do. I got the reef keeper lite because it does pretty much the same things as the apex jr but it's $110 cheaper.
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My beef with RKL is no network connectivity. The Apex out of the box has it, and I have several things I could use it for.

Anyhow, I kinda figured that's how this was going to turn out.
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Good point. For me, I had no need for it, but if I did, I could always attach it.
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