A Neptune System Apex Aquarium Controller is hands down, one of the pieces of equipment you can acquire to protect your reef tank and automate many of the tasks associated with keeping an healthy tank such as dosing, water changes, filter maintenance, auto top off and so much more! You will also be able to create a more stable environment inside of the aquarium to promote a healthy and long-lasting ecosystem for the animals inside.

We want to make it easy for all of you to get your Apex up and running so here is your step-by-step guide to setting up your brand new Apex.

Mounting and Connections

  1. Verifying the components
  2. Mounting your new Apex
  3. Connect Apex and Energy Bar 832

Connecting to the Internet

  1. Setting up a wired connection
  2. Setting up a wireless connection

Updating Apex Operating System (AOS)

  1. Updating AOS on a brand new Apex
  2. Updating AOS on existing Apex that is already connected to Fusion

Naming Your Apex and Setting the Clock

Connecting to Apex Fusion

Updating Firmware in Modules

Tour of Fusion

Connecting Your Temperature and ORP Probes

  1. Note that Orp and Temp probes don’t need calibration

Connecting and Calibrating pH probe

Connecting and Calibrating Salinity Probe

Setting up notifications

  1. SMS
  2. Email

Setting up outlets on EB832 (General Instructions)

Setting up heater in Apex

Setting up Feeding Mode

Setting Alarms

Setting up ATK

Installing a Display for your Apex

  1. Using Amazon Fire