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Features Apex Jr. System

(Apex Jr Display, Apex Jr base module w/ 4 controllable outlets, temperature probe, and Ethernet cable)
Apex Lite System

(Apex Lite base module, Apex display, EnergyBar 8, temperature probe, and Ethernet cable)
Apex System

(Apex base module, Apex display, EnergyBar 8, temperature probe, standard pH probe, and Ethernet cable)
Display Graphical (8x20) Graphical (8x20) Graphical (8x20)
Ethernet Port Included Included Included
Configuration via PC or Display Included Included Included
Email Alarms Included Included Included
Flash Memory for Easy Firmware updates Included Included Included
Digital Inputs/Switches Optional w/ any PM module and w/ Breakout Box Optional with Breakout Box Optional with Breakout Box
Moon Simulation Optional with LSM Module and with Lunar LED String, 3 LEDs or with the Lunar LED String, 5 LEDs
Optional with LSM Module and with Lunar LED String, 3 LEDs or with the Lunar LED String, 5 LEDs Optional with LSM Module and with Lunar LED String, 3 LEDs or with the Lunar LED String, 5 LEDs
Seasonal Temperature Variation Included Included Included
Seasonal Sunrise/Sunset Included Included Included
Maximum Amount of Additional Modules 4 240 240
# of Outlets on the EnergyBar Four with the included Apex EnergyBar 4
Eight with the included Apex EnergyBar 8
Eight with the included Apex EnergyBar 8
Datalogging (1,000s of entries) (10,000s of entries) (10,000s of entries)
External 12V Power Capability NOT Available Optional w/ 12 Volt Power Supply Optional w/ 12 Volt Power Supply
Variable Speed/Dimming Port (0-10V) Optional w/ Variable Speed/Dimming Module (VDM)
Optional w/ Variable Speed/Dimming Module (VDM) 2 ports w/ 2 channels each (4 total) included
Legacy Support (D4HD, DC8) NOT Included Included Included
Temperature Monitor/Control Included Included Included
pH Monitor/Control Optional w/ PM1 and w/ pH Probe Optional w/ PM1 and w/ pH Probe Included
ORP Monitor/Control Optional w/ PM1 and w/ ORP Probe Optional w/ PM1 and w/ ORP Probe Included, but needs ORP Probe
2nd pH Monitor/Control Optional w/ PM1 and w/pH Probe Optional w/ PM1 and w/ pH Probe Optional w/ pH Probe
Conductivity/Salinity Monitor/Control Optional w/ PM2 and w/ Salinity Probe. Additional Temp Probe recommended. Optional w/ PM2 and w/ Salinity Probe. Additional Temp Probe recommended. Optional w/ PM2 and w/ Salinity Probe. Additional Temp Probe recommended
Dissolved Oxygen Monitor/Control Optional w/ PM3 and w/ a Dissolved Oxygen Probe
Optional w/ PM3 and w/ a Dissolved Oxygen Probe Optional w/ PM3 and w/ a Dissolved Oxygen Probe
Leak Detection Optional w/ ALD Module and w/ Leak Detection Probe(s) Optional w/ ALD Module and w/ Leak Detection Probe(s) Optional w/ ALD Module and w/ Leak Detection Probe(s)
Wireless VorTech pump control Optional w/ WXM Module Optional w/ WXM Module Optional w/ WXM Module
Automatic Feeding Systems
Optional w/ AFS Automatic Feeding System Optional w/ AFS Automatic Feeding System Optional w/ AFS Automatic Feeding System
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Neptune Systems Apex AquaController (Base Unit, Display, Std pH Probe, Temp Probe & EB8)
Neptune Systems Apex AquaController (Base Unit, Display, Std pH Probe, Temp Probe & EB8)
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $524.95
(Out of Stock)

With the Neptune Systems Apex AquaController you will be able to not only monitor what is happening in your tank, but you will also have 100% control while at home, or away to do something about it!

This Apex System comes complete with:
Comparing the Apex Jr. to the Apex and Apex Lite
If you're trying to decide between the Apex, Apex Jr. & Apex Lite it is mostly a question of how many ports and what types of ports come with each version. The Apex Jr. comes with two AquaBus ports, an Ethernet port, a Temperature Probe port and four outlets. The Apex Lite comes with an AquaBus port (which connects to the EnergyBar8 with 6 ports), an Ethernet port, a Temperature Probe port, eight outlets (on the EnergyBar8), plus the Cntl RJ11 port, I/O MDin 8 & pH BNC ports. This Apex has everything the Apex Lite has with the addition of the ORP/pH2 BNC port and the V1/V2 & V3/V4 ports. Additionally, it comes with a Standard Grade pH probe.

Kessil A360W Integration
This Apex AquaController works seamlessly with the Kessil A360W LED Light. You will NOT need to purchase the VDM for this to work. However, you will need to purchase a Kessil Apex Controller Cable. We sell the Kessil A360W together with the Apex as a Kessil A360W Wide Angle Dimmable Aquarium Controller Ready Tuna Blue 90 Watt LED Light with Apex Controller package.

This is a very complex product, and the description above is very abbreviated. Click here for a more complete description or take a look at the User Manual.
Neptune Systems Apex AquaController (Base Unit, Display, Lab pH Probe, Temp Probe & EB8)
Neptune Systems Apex AquaController (Base Unit, Display, Lab pH Probe, Temp Probe & EB8)
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $549.95
(Out of Stock)

With the Neptune Systems Apex AquaController you will be able to not only monitor what is happening in your tank, but you will also have 100% control while at home, or away to do something about it!

This Apex System comes complete with:
Comparing the Apex Jr. to the Apex and Apex Lite
If you're trying to decide between the Apex, Apex Jr. & Apex Lite it is mostly a question of how many ports and what types of ports come with each version. The Apex Jr. comes with two AquaBus ports, an Ethernet port, a Temperature Probe port and four outlets. The Apex Lite comes with an AquaBus port (which connects to the EnergyBar8 with 6 ports), an Ethernet port, a Temperature Probe port, eight outlets (on the EnergyBar8), plus the Cntl RJ11 port, I/O MDin 8 & pH BNC ports. This Apex has everything the Apex Lite has with the addition of the ORP/pH2 BNC port and the V1/V2 & V3/V4 ports. Additionally, it comes with a Lab Grade pH probe.

Kessil A360W Integration
This Apex AquaController works seamlessly with the Kessil A360W LED Light. You will NOT need to purchase the VDM for this to work. However, you will need to purchase a Kessil Apex Controller Cable. We sell the Kessil A360W together with the Apex as a Kessil A360W Wide Angle Dimmable Aquarium Controller Ready Tuna Blue 90 Watt LED Light with Apex Controller package.

This is a very complex product, and the description above is very abbreviated. Click here for a more complete description or take a look at the User Manual.
Neptune Systems Apex Jr. AquaController Base Unit, Display & Temp Probe
Neptune Systems Apex Jr. AquaController (Base Unit, Display & Temp Probe)
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $239.95
(Out of Stock)

With the Neptune Systems Apex Jr. AquaController you will be able to not only monitor what is happening in your tank, but you will also have 100% control while at home, or away to do something about it! The Apex Jr. is the perfect option for those that want to have the basic functions of a controller, like light and temperature control, but have a smaller budget. But the beauty of the Apex Jr. is that you don’t have to sacrifice many of the cool features of the more expensive Apex controllers such as Internet connectivity, phone and SMS alerts, over-temperature protection, mobile phone and tablet access and much more.

The Apex Jr. System comes complete with:
  • Apex Jr.
  • Apex Display Module
  • Apex Temperature Probe, Extended Life
Comparing the Apex Jr. to the Apex and Apex Lite
If you're trying to decide between the Apex, Apex Jr. & Apex Lite it is mostly a question of how many ports and what types of ports come with each version. This Apex Jr. comes with two AquaBus ports, an Ethernet port, a Temperature Probe port and four outlets. The Apex Lite comes with an AquaBus port (which connects to the EnergyBar8 with 6 ports), an Ethernet port, a Temperature Probe port, eight outlets (on the EnergyBar8), plus the Cntl RJ11 port, I/O MDin 8 & pH BNC ports. The Apex has everything the Apex Lite has with the addition of the ORP/pH2 BNC port and the V1/V2 & V3/V4 ports. Additionally, it comes with a pH probe.

Kessil A360W Integration
This Apex Jr. AquaController will only work with the Kessil A360W LED Light if you also have a Apex Variable Speed/Dimming Module (VDM). You will also need a Kessil Apex Controller Cable. We sell the Kessil A360W together with the Apex as a Kessil A360W Wide Angle Dimmable Aquarium Controller Ready Tuna Blue 90 Watt LED Light with Apex Controller package

This is a very complex product, and the description above is very abbreviated. Click here for a more complete description or take a look at the User Manual.
Neptune Systems Apex Wireless Expansion Module (WXM) For EchoTech Pumps
Neptune Systems Apex Wireless Expansion Module (WXM) For EchoTech Pumps
Our Price: $124.95
In Stock

The Neptune Systems Apex Wireless Expansion Module (WXM) allows for truly flexible control of Ecotech Marine Vortech and EcoSmart wireless pumps. With this module, your Apex will become the taskmaster telling your Vortech pumps exactly what to do based on time of day, feed mode, power outage mode, and just about any other thing you can can come up with.

Features:
  • User Manual
  • Wirelessly controls any of EcoTech Marine's wireless pumps (Wireless Wave Driver or EcoSmart)
  • 11 Independent channels to support 11 pumps
  • Supports Ecotech Marine's Constant, Reef Crest, Lagoon Random, Nutrient Transport*, Tidal Swell*, Pulse, Sync and Anti-Sync modes (* requires EcoSmart pump driver)
  • Pump modes can be changed based on conditions and events throughout the day using powerful Apex programming commands
  • The WXM attaches to and is powered by the Apex system via AquaBus
  • Automatic plug-n-play for easy setup and configuration
  • Pumps can be dynamically added/removed from the system
  • Upgradable WXM and EcoTech Marine pump firmware upgrade through AquaBus via the Apex Base Module
  • Multi-color LED Status and Wireless Status indicators
  • 2 AquaBus ports for flexible system connections
  • Comes with a 3 foot AquaBus cable
  • Compatible with Apex, Apex Jr. and Apex Lite systems
  • Neptune Systems SKU: WXM
Apex Variable Speed Dimming Module VDM
Neptune Systems Apex Variable Speed/Dimming Module (VDM)
Our Price: $99.95
(Out of Stock)

The Neptune Systems Apex Variable Speed/Dimming Module (VDM) provides the ability to control advanced LED lights such as the Kessil A360W, Aqua Illumination Sol and Acan Lighting LED Lights.

Kessil
If you use the Apex Lite or Apex Jr. with the Kessil A360W, you WILL need the VDM. With the Apex you will NOT need the VDM to control your A360W. The VDM will turn the light on & off and vary intensity at user defined intervals throughout the course of the day. It will also adjust the color shift from blue to white.

Aqua Illumination Sol
Aqua Illumination's Sol interface allows for the independent control of both the blue and white LEDs. In addition, sunrise/sunset, cloud and lightning simulation are also available. The VDM will work with both the two color & three color Sol Lights.

Acan
If used with your Acan Light, the Acan light must have a connection port. This port was originally standard, but is now an upgrade.

Other Features:
  • User Manual
  • Lighting and pump modes can be changed based on conditions and events throughout the day using powerful Apex programming commands.
  • 4 independently variable speed ports (0-10V)
  • Variable speed ports can be used for light dimming, Tunze stream variable speed control, or with other 0-10V compatible devices.
  • The VDM attaches to and is powered by the Apex system via AquaBus.
  • Automatic plug-n-play for easy setup and configuration.
  • Upgradable firmware through AquaBus.
  • Multi-color LED status indicator.
  • 2 AquaBus ports for flexible system connections.
  • Comes with a 3 foot AquaBus cable.
  • Compatible with Apex, Apex Lite & Apex Jr. systems
  • Neptune Systems SKU: VDM
Neptune Systems Apex Lunar Simulator Module (LSM)
Neptune Systems Apex Lunar Simulator Module (LSM)
Our Price: $49.95
(Out of Stock)

The Neptune Systems Apex Lunar Simulator Module (LSM) can be used with any Neptune Systems Apex LSM Lunar LED Strings. The LSM Lunar LED Strings must be purchased separately. This product will only work with Neptune Systems Apex, Apex Lite and Apex Jr systems AquaControllers.

Neptune Systems SKU: LSM

Neptune Systems Apex LSM Lunar LED String, 3 LEDs
Neptune Systems Apex LSM Lunar LED String, 3 LEDs
Our Price: $39.95
In Stock

The Neptune Systems Apex LSM Lunar LED String, 3 LEDs, needs to be used in combination with the Neptune Systems Apex Lunar Simulator Module (LSM). This product will only work with Neptune Systems Controllers.

This string of LED easily mounts to the inside of your canopy or onto a standard light fixture above your tank.

Neptune Systems SKU: LED3

Neptune Systems Apex LSM Lunar LED String, 5 LEDs
Neptune Systems Apex LSM Lunar LED String, 5 LEDs
Our Price: $59.95
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The Neptune Systems Apex LSM Lunar LED String, 5 LEDs, needs to be used in combination with the Neptune Systems Apex Lunar Simulator Module (LSM). This product will only work with Neptune Systems Controllers.

This string of LED easily mounts to the inside of your canopy or onto a standard light fixture above your tank.

Neptune Systems SKU: LED5

Neptune Systems Apex AFS-110 Automatic Feeding System
Neptune Systems Apex AFS-110 Automatic Feeding System
Our Price: $99.95
In Stock

The Neptune Systems Apex AFS-110 Automatic Feeding System is the only automatic fish feeder designed specifically to work with the Apex AquaController. Not only does it seal your food to keep it dry, but it meters out small amounts of food on the schedule you set right in your Apex. Feedings can be combined with other operations such as powering off return pumps, skimmer, etc. and then automatically turning them back on after a set amount of time.

Features:
  • User Manual
  • Feeds pellet or flake food in varying amounts
  • Apex can be set so that the AFS will feed from one time to as many times as you like throughout the day
  • Connects via the Apex AquaBus port
  • "Stay-dry" system has a sealed food container that extends and retracts for each feeding. This keeps food dry and prevents clumping.
  • The lowest setting feeds just a few grains of pellet food so multiple small feedings are possible
  • Allows for optimal feeding — small amounts many times a day
  • Feedings can be combined with other operations such as powering off return pumps, skimmer, etc. and then automatically turning them back on after a set amount of time.
  • Adjustable mounting clip extends up to two inches (or velcro can be used) so it will work in almost every aquarium configuration.
  • Includes 15′ AquaBus Cable
  • Compatible with the Apex, Apex Lite, and Apex Jr. AquaControllers.
Neptune Systems Apex EnergyBar 4
Neptune Systems Apex EnergyBar 4
Our Price: $119.95
(Out of Stock)

The Neptune Systems Apex EnergyBar 4 Module is designed for use with the Apex AquaController. The AquaController we sell already come with an EnergyBar—you may want to buy an extra EnergyBar to add outlets to your system. The EnergyBar 4 module features 4 independently controllable outlets. With power failure detection, active electrical current monitoring, and failsafe features make this power bar unique.

Features:
  • User Manual
  • 4 independently controllable 120V Outlets (3 outlets @ 8 Amps, 1outlet @ 12 Amps, total current must be less than 15 Amps)
  • Plug and Play
  • Includes AquaBus cable
  • Built-in 4 Port hub so that accessories can be easily added
  • Active electrical current monitoring and logging
  • Fail-safe features. On communication failures outlets revert to user settable default settings
  • High reliability direct wired connection to the Apex System (does not use X10)
  • All four of the outlets use mechanical relays for switching
  • Up to 240 EB4s can be daisy chained together for up to 960 switched outlets
  • Built-in circuit breaker protected
  • 4 Mounting Holes for easy installation
  • Compact custom aluminum enclosure (7.5" x 3.75" x 1.8")
  • Neptune Systems SKU: EB4
Neptune Systems Apex EnergyBar 8
Neptune Systems Apex EnergyBar 8
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $159.95
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The Neptune Systems Apex EnergyBar 8 Module is designed for use with the Apex AquaController. The AquaController we sell already come with an EnergyBar—you may want to buy an extra EnergyBar to add outlets to your system. The EnergyBar 8 module features 8 independently controllable outlets. With power failure detection, active electrical current monitoring, and failsafe features make this power bar unique.

Features:
  • User Manual
  • 8 independently controllable 120V Outlets (total current must be less than 15 Amps)
  • Plug and Play
  • Includes AquaBus cable
  • Built-in 6 Port hub so that accessories can be easily added
  • Active electrical current monitoring and logging
  • Fail-safe features. On communication failures outlets revert to user settable default settings
  • High reliability direct wired connection to the Apex System (does not use X10)
  • All four of the outlets use mechanical relays for switching
  • Up to 240 EB8s can be daisy chained together for up to 1920 switched outlets
  • Built-in circuit breaker protected
  • 4 Mounting Holes for easy installation
  • Compact custom aluminum enclosure (10.0" x 3.75" x 1.8")
  • Neptune Systems SKU: EB8
Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Module (ALD)
Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Module (ALD)
Our Price: $74.95
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The Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Module (ALD) gives your Apex the ability to detect water on the floor in up to four separate locations and tells your Apex to sound an alarm or send you an email. This new module is Plug-and-Play, connecting to the Apex System’s AquaBus. It has four separate probe ports where you can plug in either the Apex Advanced Leak Detection Low-Profile (under-carpet) Probe (ALD-P1) (perfect for under carpets) or the Apex Advanced Leak Detection Solid-Surface Probe (ALD-P2). The ALD has four inputs for the ALD probes.
Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Low-Profile (under-carpet) Probe (ALD-P1)
Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Low-Profile (under-carpet) Probe (ALD-P1)
Our Price: $29.95
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The Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Low-Profile (under-carpet) Probe (ALD-P1) is designed for use with the Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Module (ALD). The Low-Profile Probe slides easily under a carpet that is behind or next to your aquarium. Alternatively, you could use the Solid-Surface Probe (ALD-P2), which is a tad larger and is designed to be placed on solid surfaces.
Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Solid-Surface Probe (ALD-P2)
Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Solid-Surface Probe (ALD-P2)
Our Price: $29.95
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The Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Solid-Surface Probe (ALD-P2) is designed for use with the Neptune Systems Apex Advanced Leak Detection Module (ALD). This Solid-Surface Probe (ALD-P2) is designed to be placed on solid surfaces. Alternatively, you could use the Low-Profile Probe, which is a tad smaller and slides easily under a carpet that is behind or next to your aquarium.
Neptune Systems Apex pH / ORP Probe Module PM1
Neptune Systems Apex pH / ORP Probe Module, PM1
Our Price: $84.95
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The Neptune Systems Apex pH / ORP Probe Module, PM1, is just what you need if you want to monitor pH or ORP in your tank. And, there is an added bonus, you get an extra temperature port as well as six I/O switch inputs for use on ATO, feed buttons, leak alarms or whatever else you may come up with. The Neptune Systems Apex Probe is NOT included. This product will only work with Apex and Apex Lite AquaController Systems.
  • User Manual
  • Perfect for someone that wants to add an additional pH or ORP port to their Apex System
  • Monitor pH or ORP.
  • Control outlets based on pH or ORP readings from the probe connected to the PM1.
  • Automatic temperature compensation for pH with connected temperature probe (temperature probe optional).
  • Monitor and control temperature with connected temperature probe (temperature probe optional).
  • Galvanic Isolation for accurate and reliable probe readings.
  • 6 digital inputs for float switches, water on the floor sensors, pressure sensors, etc.
  • Full data logging and graphing through the Apex Base Module.
  • The PM1 attaches to and is powered by the Apex system via AquaBus.
  • Automatic plug-n-play for easy setup and configuration.
  • Upgradeable firmware through AquaBus via the Apex Base Module.
  • Multi-color LED Status Indicator.
  • 2 AquaBus ports for flexible system connections.
  • Comes with a 3 foot AquaBus cable
  • Neptune Systems SKU: PM1
4.01 Calibration Solution
Milwaukee Instruments 4.01 Calibration Solution, Single Use Packet, 20ml
Our Price: $1.25
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Milwaukee Instruments 4.01 Calibration Solution is for use with or use with aquarium pH meters to measure the pH in freshwater aquariums
7.01 Calibration Solution
Milwaukee Instruments 7.01 Calibration Solution, Single Use Packet, 20ml
Our Price: $1.25
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The Milwaukee Instruments 7.01 Calibration Solution is for use with or use with aquarium pH meters to measure the pH in saltwater and freshwater aquariums
10.01 Calibration Solution
Milwaukee Instruments 10.01 Calibration Solution, Single Use Packet
Our Price: $1.25
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The Milwaukee Instruments 10.01 Calibration Solution is for use with or use with aquarium pH meters to measure the pH in saltwater aquariums
Neptune Systems Apex pH Probe, Lab Grade
Neptune Systems Apex pH Probe, Lab Grade
Our Price: $69.95
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The Neptune Systems Apex pH Probe, Lab Grade, is meant for use with the Neptune Systems Apex pH / ORP Probe Module, PM1.

Neptune Systems SKU: PRBPH

Neptune Systems Apex pH Probe, Standard Grade
Neptune Systems Apex pH Probe, Standard Grade
Our Price: $44.95
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The Neptune Systems Apex pH Probe, Standard Grade, is meant for use with the Neptune Systems Apex pH / ORP Probe Module, PM1.

Neptune Systems SKU: PRBPHS