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Old 12/02/2019, 11:26 AM   #1
Mark_Brennan_NJ
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Thumbs down Apex Flow Not worth it,, DON'T BUY !!!!

I have a full blow Apex,, From 6 Probes,, Feeder,,, 6 optical sensors,,,Break out box with a number of switches on it.. 3 leak detectors .. ATO pumps and more. .Just to show this is a not your basic set up... How ever sometime ago I added a $299.99 Apex FMM 4 flow monitor kit on, And IT SUCKS!!!!!!! . Have the time It don't read the flow, and when it wants to its wrong.. (noting jam inside it) I warn all of you don't but this if your thinking about it.. i spoke to many of my fellow reefers and they have the same problems , 9 out of 10 uses agree. Even the vendor ( which I wont say right know who ) I purchased this from wont allow me to post a bad review on it,

Very disappointed .. Spoke to some joke at the show about it and got brush off . buyer beware !!!!


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Old 12/06/2019, 04:55 PM   #2
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I have a full blow Apex,, From 6 Probes,, Feeder,,, 6 optical sensors,,,Break out box with a number of switches on it.. 3 leak detectors .. ATO pumps and more. .Just to show this is a not your basic set up... How ever sometime ago I added a $299.99 Apex FMM 4 flow monitor kit on, And IT SUCKS!!!!!!! . Have the time It don't read the flow, and when it wants to its wrong.. (noting jam inside it) I warn all of you don't but this if your thinking about it.. i spoke to many of my fellow reefers and they have the same problems , 9 out of 10 uses agree. Even the vendor ( which I wont say right know who ) I purchased this from wont allow me to post a bad review on it,

Very disappointed .. Spoke to some joke at the show about it and got brush off . buyer beware !!!!



It's a cheap Chinese paddle wheel flow meter and you can buy the exact thing on Amazon for just a little over quarter of that places retail price. God knows what the whole sale price is from China! The biggest problem is that it kills your flow while still giving you inaccurate readings.


1" sensor



https://www.amazon.com/Generic-Plast...strial&sr=1-26


1/2" Sensor


https://www.amazon.com/DIGITEN-Senso...ustrial&sr=1-1


As for that site I have had the same issue. They seem to selectively audit reviews and in some cases for some companies they kick out the one star reviews. The other big retailer is much cheaper so I typically buy from them anyway and save 20%


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Old 12/08/2019, 04:46 PM   #3
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Had nothing but problems with mine from day one..
Real junk


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Old 12/10/2019, 06:42 PM   #4
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UPDATE !!!
Been working closely with APEX tech support team , As 12/140/2019 Today they are sending me out 2) 1/2 flow sensors & 1) 1" flow sensor, They seam to really trying to make good on this... Keep your fingers cross hope this works,,,

Ill be back with the results


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Old 12/20/2019, 04:03 AM   #5
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I have a full blow Apex,, From 6 Probes,, Feeder,,, 6 optical sensors,,,Break out box with a number of switches on it.. 3 leak detectors .. ATO pumps and more. .Just to show this is a not your basic set up... How ever sometime ago I added a $299.99 Apex FMM 4 flow monitor kit on, And IT SUCKS!!!!!!! . Have the time It don't read the flow, and when it wants to its wrong.. (noting jam inside it) I warn all of you don't but this if your thinking about it.. i spoke to many of my fellow reefers and they have the same problems , 9 out of 10 uses agree. Even the vendor ( which I wont say right know who ) I purchased this from wont allow me to post a bad review on it,

Very disappointed .. Spoke to some joke at the show about it and got brush off . buyer beware !!!!
I will not buy any Apexx products as too many of them are over priced and unreliable these days. As far as not mentioning a vendor that refuses to publish poor reviews, I wish you would! Not publishing poor reviews is basically false advertising in my opinion and I suspect it may be legally as well. I would thing they are leaving themselves open to a lawsuit if nothing else. They are not doing their customers a service by doing so. I for one look at product reviews, especially the bad one to see if the complaints are something I feel is a concern to me. I would not buy from any vender that I know does such things. Please let us know the vendor involved.


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Old 12/20/2019, 07:41 PM   #6
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If not for fushion , Apex is BK already. Nothing coming from them are good from wave pump, ATK, pmup lol worst pump in reefing history, level sensor, flow sensor should i go on lol


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Old 12/29/2019, 06:04 PM   #7
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!UP DATE ON APEX FLOW !!!!!!!!

So as I said they sent me a whole new set of flows.( 4 ) .. And they all seam to be working fine.

Im happy that is is working,, And hope this tie it last longer then 6 months ,,

Thanks APEX SUPPORT TEAM ..


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Old 08/20/2020, 02:11 PM   #8
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!UP DATE ON APEX FLOW !!!!!!!!

So as I said they sent me a whole new set of flows.( 4 ) .. And they all seam to be working fine.

Im happy that is is working,, And hope this tie it last longer then 6 months ,,

Thanks APEX SUPPORT TEAM ..
So now we are about 8 months out...do you have an update? I was looking at buying the flow kit and find it's about 50/50 whether people love or hate it.


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Old 08/25/2020, 07:19 PM   #9
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@Mark_Brennan_NJ I’m wondering the same. How is it going?


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