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Three new magnetic products by Vertex Aquaristik

By Leonard Ho - Posted Jan 24, 2012 07:00 AM
From protein skimmers to LED lighting fixtures, Vertex is recognized for their high-end, streamlined designs ... a philosophy that apparently extends to 'mundane' accessories such as their new mini magnet cleaners and probe holder.



German high-end aquarium product manufacturer Vertex Aquaristik is introducing three new magnetic products for your consideration:

The Cleaner-Mag Simplex is a diminutive magnet cleaner designed for small tanks such as nanos.  The exterior piece is an unique circular design with clear acrylic (complete with tiny laser-etched Vertex fish logo) encasing the magnet; It is lined with white satin fabric on one side. The interior piece is square in shape, with a coarse white fabric cleaning surface. The Simplex reminds me of a cufflink! 
Dimensions: Exterior Piece: 28mm/1.1” radius x 14mm/ 0.55”H. Interior Piece: 19mm/0.75”L x 19mm/0.75”W x  8mm/0.31”H
Maximum glass/acrylic thickness: 6mm / 1/4"
Price: $9.99

The Cleaner-Mag Duplex is the larger version of the Simplex with more than twice the cleaning surface.  The Duplex retains the clear acrylic-encased magnet exterior design but in a more standard rectangular form.
Dimensions: Exterior Piece: 42mm/1.65”L x 22mm/0.86”W x 14mm/0.55”H. Interior Piece: 42mm/1.65”L x 22mm/0.86”W x 9mm/0.35”H
Maximum glass/acrylic thickness: 8mm / 5/16"

The Sensor-Mag Titanium is an acrylic probe holder which employs titanium screw-downs to secure up to three standard probes (each up to 13mm/0.5" dia.).  Three equally-spaced round magnets on each side hold the the two sides together and help prevent twisting of the probe holder.
Dimensions: Exterior Piece: 68mm/2.7”L x 20mm/0.79"H x 10mm/0.40”W.  Interior (Probe) piece: 68mm/2.7”L x 20mm/0.79”H x 26mm/1.0”W
Price: $24.99

All three new products are now globally available from authorized Vertex dealers.  For dealer inquiries only: Proline Aquatics is master distributor in the United States and Canada.

Vertex Cleaner-Mag Simplex
Vertex Cleaner-Mag Simplex

Vertex Cleaner-Mag Duplex
Vertex Cleaner-Mag Duplex

Vertex Sensor-Mag Titanium
Vertex Sensor-Mag Titanium

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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