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I have an apex lite
older version of apex, that does most everything the new one does minus wifi out of the box but can be added externally.
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Would you do Apex classic over Reef keeper lite? Remember...simple
 

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I hope competition picks up and controllers become more affordable. Mindstream is out there now so hopefully they put a dent in the industry. I can’t afford one either and I feel like I could actually buy one if I really really could justify needing it enough to splurge on one.
 
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I'm going to be honest, my budget just won't allow that to even be considered.
No worries, I wasn't sure what your budget was and for new controllers $240 is about as low as it gets.

Between the RK and the Apex Lite I'd give the edge to the Apex...
 
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I hope competition picks up and controllers become more affordable. Mindstream is out there now so hopefully they put a dent in the industry. I can’t afford one either and I feel like I could actually buy one if I really really could justify needing it enough to splurge on one.
The new tank will have so much equipment, I feel like it will be a plus. It doesn't have to be fancy, just functional and simple to use.
 
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No worries, I wasn't sure what your budget was and for new controllers $240 is about as low as it gets.

Between the RK and the Apex Lite I'd give the edge to the Apex...
Almost everything we get is 2nd hand. A lot is 3rd hand.
 

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I got an apex lite with display controller an extra dc8 powerbar, temp & ph probes. Used for under $250
I can Timer/control/monitor temp, ph and return pumps, wavemakers etc all on 16 outlets.
But it's expandable to leak detectors and orp probes and water level float switches, webcams etc.
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Dang.... Why does work have to have started back! I want to just hang out on R2R all day! :)
I think most of us kinda hang out here all day - even though we do work, er supposed to be working anyway. :)
 
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