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AutoAqua Smart ATO Micro - Automatic Top Off System

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The AutoAqua Smart ATO Micro is the smallest auto top-off system available today. This makes it especially great for nano aquariums that don’t have a lot of extra space inside the tank.

How small is it? The level sensor is about the same diameter as a penny! If you install the sensor in your Nano tank, you’ll never notice it’s there. The magnetic mounting system is tiny but works on glass, plastic and painted surfaces up to ½" thick. The optical sensor has no moving parts. No float switches. Nothing to get stuck. The sensor can be mounted in a sump or directly in the aquarium.

Installation is quick and easy; no programming or adjustments are needed. Simply place the water level sensor at the desired water height in the sump or aquarium. As the water evaporates the sensor will turn on the DC water pump in your freshwater reservoir. You can use a bucket or an aquarium to hold the make-up water. When the pump refills the aquarium to the desired height, the Smart Mini Controller shuts off the pump.

AutoAqua incorporated their QST (Quick Security Technology) into the ATO’s monitoring system. The Smart Mini Controller records the time it takes to top off the aquarium the first time you turn it on. If at any time the refill pump runs longer than three times the initial top off time, the system sends out an audible alert and turns on a blinking red LED. The refill pump also includes a siphon breaker to prevent backflow into the reservoir.

What we really like about the Smart ATO Micro system:

  • Very tiny sensor – ideal for small marine and freshwater aquariums
  • Kit contains everything needed right out of the box – refill pump, 6.5’ hose, sensor, power adapter and magnetic mounts for the sensor and refill tubing
  • Red LED and audible warning alert and blue LED for normal operation
  • Easy set-up
  • Water level memory can be reset if necessary
  • Quiet operation

AutoAqua Smart ATO Micro Features:

  • Smallest ATO on the market
  • Maintains proper salinity in marine aquariums
  • Practically invisible in the aquarium
  • Patent-pending optical sensor
  • No moving parts
  • Simple magnetic mount system
  • Plug and play set-up
  • Quick Security Technology warns of malfunction
  • 1-year warranty

AutoAqua Smart ATO Micro Specifications:

  • Brushless DC refill pump with 30,000-hour lifespan
  • Maximum head: 6.5 feet
  • Accepts tubing with 6.5 mm I.D.
  • Max flow rate: 74 GPH
  • Power consumption: 4.5W@12 volts
  • Power cord length: 5.5 Ft.
  • Pump cord length: 5.5 Ft.

Product Manuals & Documentation

AutoAqua Smart ATO Micro - Automatic Top Off System

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

Manufacturer Info

AutoAqua, one of the outstanding intelligent aquarium providers in the world, aims to design and manufacture small, safe and smart automatic aquarium products. To realize aquarists’ dreams, we also develop an aquarium interactive system based on WiFi connection, which enables aquarists enjoy an easy aquarium life with enormous fun.

Smart ATO and Smart ATO micro are a unique top-off system which features easy installation and maintenance. They employ the Quick Security Technology providing real-time protection to prevent any failure situation. The Smart ATO comes with the patented contactless digital sensor that monitors and automates refilling evaporated water. The Smart ATO Micro is designed especially for nano tanks has an incredibly small sensor uniquely coupled with a magnet.

Smart AWC Touch, one of their newer products, is an automatic water change and auto top off all-in-one system. It reduces aquarists’ time and effort doing water changes and topping off their tank. All a hobbyist needs to do is set up optical level sensors and pumps and program their water change process using an included LCD touch panel. Then you can perform water changes automatically according to your desired frequency and refilling speed. Smart AWC Touch also employs Quick Security Technology providing real-time protection to prevent any failure situation.

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Will this work for 40 gallon innovative marine tank?
Asked : Nov 19, 2018
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Hi Mike, Yes this works on any size system.
Answered : Nov 23, 2018
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Will this optical sensor be affected by refugium lighting?
Asked : Aug 29, 2018
By : Adam, Las Lomas
 
 
 
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Hi Adam, Thanks for your question. The refugium light does not affect the optical sensor.
Answered : Aug 30, 2018
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Perfect for nano tank
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This unit has given me the peace of mind when I'm gone or on vacation. Powerful pump
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5
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Been working for years
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Tiny
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Have had this working on various tanks since 2016 without issue. Easy to hook up and this thing is super tiny! It can work for large tanks down to the tiniest picos.
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Super small and accurate
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Size and preformance
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This is a must have for any nano. I bought one for my nuvo 10 and love it.
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Great ATO for the price
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Easy to set up
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They could have thrown in some Velcro ties for cable management.
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Simple piece of equipment that works as expected. Doesn't have 47 redundancy sensors like some other ATO's have. That was not a problem for me, as I didn't want the back of my All-In-One looking like an EDM festival in middle of the night. Set up was simple and the equipment was operational in less ...Read More
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Great ATO (smart too)
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works like a champ
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This was my first ever ATO. It has been rock solid for well over a year. And it looks really cool!
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Great so Far
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Easy to set up and powerful. Works well right out of the box, no other equipment required.
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Slight leak around back-flow insert
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I've only had this running for a few days on a 75g tank with high evaporation but it works perfectly. Quiet, powerful and easy to set up. The only issue is that the small plastic valve to prevent tank siphon leaks. This is easily fixed with zip ties. Great product.
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Worst product ever
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I have a lot of reef tanks. My tanks are using Smart Ato. Since the Reg ato discountinued I bought this. This product is bad when I received it. I cleaned the sensor and it worked. Then when I traveled out of town, wife called and said my pump was running drived in my sump. The top off did no...Read More
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