IceCap Salinity & Temperature Digital Pocket Tester

Tired of checking your tank’s salinity with a plastic hydrometer or blurry and hard to read refractometer? Do I have the perfect solution for you!  Stay tuned! Salinity while sometimes considered secondary and often taken for granted is crucial to the health of our aquarium inhabitants.  Generally, the specific gravity of salt water is around 1.025 or 33 parts per thousands.  While fish can tolerate swings that are higher or lower,...

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RAZOR X (R5) Firmware Updates

Below you will find the latest firmware updates and tools for your Maxspect RAZOR X (R5).  Always read and follow the instructions and guides prior to updating your firmware.  Not following the directions can potentially “brick” your fixture and render it inoperable.    WARNING Please be sure to install ONLY the correct firmware for your fixture.  Not doing so will “brick” your fixture and render it...

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Maxspect Nano-Tech Bio-Media

Want to maximize your coral real estate without compromising your filtration system?  Stay tuned to find out how! Over the last few years there has been a trend on aquariums that have a high volume of corals and fish but also keeping rock and landscaping to a minimum.  The use of negative space makes such tanks absolutely stunning by bringing emphasis on the colorful corals and fish rather than walls or mountains of rock. In order to...

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AutoAqua: Aquarium Security System

When it comes to aquariums we are constantly trying to stay a few steps ahead of Murphy’s Law. Stick with us and I will show you three simple devices that can safeguard your aquarium against common malfunctions. The law of averages states that accidents will happen.  It is not a matter of if but instead, when.  That doesn’t mean that as responsible hobbyists we cannot take precautions that help reduce the risk.  AutoAqua, the makers...

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Maxspect Connect 101: Installation and Setup

Want to control your Maxspect products via your mobile device?   It is incredible how technology has changed over the last decade.  It is hard to believe that this little device here has far more computing power than the machines that helped NASA and the US put the first human on the moon.   In today’s world, our dependence on mobile phones has exceeded the mere receive/send calls or text messages. Today, we rely on our phones to give...

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