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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 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
By : Kat
 
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Is there a replacement pump for this? My pump is on (I feel it vibrating) but no water is being pumped. Any suggestions? I tried cleaning the intake with a toothbrush as well, thanks.
Asked : Aug 21, 2018
By : Mike Siefford, Colorado
 
 
 
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Hi Mike. We currently don't offer a replacement pump for the Smart ATO Micro. We might be able to place a special order for you. Please call or email us if you would like to.
Answered : Aug 30, 2018
By : Kat
 
 
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Good for the first year.

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Esasy to install
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sensor is too cheap.
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Its very easy to install and very useful. However, if the sensor goes out after a year and half. If its not the sensor its the pump.
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Solid ATO package
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East to install
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Easy to install and I have had no issues with this system.
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Worth the money!
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Tiny pump fits in a range of reserviors. Its quiet and has a minimal footprint on the back of the tank
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After reading the reviews I decided to try out this brand ATO. I've had it for a few months and have no issues. It works well and is easy to install. A must have to keep a healthy tank.
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Worth every penny
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Easy to install and use. Keeps the water stable.
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I researched all the ATOs on this site and decided on this one. I bought it a couple of months ago and it has been worth every penny so far. It took five minutes to install and works like clockwork.
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Size of the sensor
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Its a great Auto Top Off! Simple and small design made it easy choice for my AIO system and was very easy to set up.
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Amazing
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Super Small size. Works perfectly
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None that i found.
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Its super small, and easy to hook up. Im using a 10 gallon water tank i got from amazon as an ATO. I installed the sensor in my middle chamber (the one with the return pumps on my JBJ 45. It works exactly how i want it. I even bought another just to use with my saltwater mixing brute trashcan.
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Set It, and Forget It
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Price point, easy to set up, magnetic mounts, and quiet pump.
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None, thus far - just gotta remember to refill your ATO reservoir.
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Magnetic mounts make this ATO so easy to place on your tank. All that was needed was to set the sensor at desired water level in my AIO tanks back chamber, plug it in, and forget it.
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