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The HYDROS Minnow features two independent micro-liquid dosing pumps for precise dosing of your preferred liquid supplements, including two-part and trace elements. This highly versatile controller can effortlessly handle essential functions for maintaining a healthy aquarium. With just one HYDROS Minnow, you can dose two separate liquids and four sense port accessories like temperature sensors, flow, TDS monitoring, leak detection, and more.

Whether you have a saltwater aquarium, freshwater tank, or pond, the Minnow can be a standalone controller or seamlessly integrated into other HYDROS Controls to create a more comprehensive system. Operating on a HYDROS Safety Net and boasting an IP65 rating, this controller ensures that your equipment and aquatic life thrive in a safe and secure environment. Moreover, all HYDROS products are meticulously engineered, assembled, and supported in the USA.

Minnow Includes:

  • Minnow Controller
  • Power Supply
  • Two (2) 10ft Color Dosing Tubing
  • Calibration Beaker

Minnow Specifics 

Dimensions (LxWxH): 6 x 6 1/4 x 2 1/2in
Tubing Size (IDxOD): 3 x 5mm
Pump Set Speeds: -55, -45, -25, 25, 40, 55 (ml/min)

What you can expect from your HYDROS Smart Device

*HYDROS WiFi Power Strip, Control XP8, or Smart Plug required, but not included with Minnow  

  • Control your HYDROS device(s) from anywhere in the world using the technologically advanced HYDROS cloud-based app
  • Ability to monitor and control your HYDROS device(s) locally through WiFi
  • A fast dual-core 32-bit processor that allows control decisions to be made within each device
  • The user sets the alerts and notifications
  • Internal health monitoring to report voltages, currents, CPU status, and the internal temperature of each device
  • HYDROS Command Bus connections to transfer data and power to device

Quick & Easy Setup

There is no complicated programming language to learn. If you can operate a smartphone, you can be the operator of a smart aquarium—tap, drag, press, or flick to adjust settings using intuitive icons and simple menus. Schedule each component in your aquarium life support system to run at a specific time, frequency, or intensity.  You can also use real-time data and easily configure more complex actions.

Splash Proof, Dust Proof, and Secure Connection

HYDROS devices look like industrial controllers because they are built to function in the harsh environment of a marine aquarium. The Robust HYDROS enclosure and aircraft-style connectors ensure long-term reliability in the face of splashes and corrosive salt spray.

Command Bus - 2 Available

The Command bus communicates with other HYDROS devices for the ultimate failsafe and can also power other Control devices.

Sense Port - 4 Available

The Sense Port is a new concept in aquarium parameter measurement. HYDROS devices include several Sense Ports. A Sense Port is a generic input port that can accept data from numerous different types of sensors.

Sense Ports Currently Support:

  • Temperature sensor - Either air or water
  • Fluid level - Optical sensors to measure liquid levels
  • Leak detection - Monitoring for both point and wide area leak detection
  • Flow rate - Measures the amount of fluid flowing through a pipe
  • Total dissolved solids - Dual measurement of the TDS levels from your RODI system

Micro-liquid Dosers - 2 Available

The HYDROS Minnow features two independent micro-liquid dosing pumps for precise dosing of your preferred liquid supplements, including two-part and trace elements for reef aquariums. The Minnow's pumps have the following set speeds: -55, -45, -25, 25, 40, 55 (ml/min).

Micro-Dosers Features:

  • Quiet Operation
  • Rotatable Dosing Heads
  • Exact Metering of Liquids
  • Color-Coded Dosing Heads and Tubing
  • Easy to Service

Control up to 8 WiFi Devices

The HYDROS App allows you to create rules and set schedules to control our 4-Outlet WiFi AC Power Strips and Smart Outlets. Quickly turn on or off different pieces of aquarium equipment like pumps, powerheads, lights, heaters, algae scrubbers, UV sterilizers, protein skimmers, and more.

*WiFi Power Strip or Control XP8 is required, sold seperately

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