Grow controllers? Do they exist?

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    Ok guys, as well as my horticultural interests, I also keep coral reef aquariums. As I was thinking about my reef hobby the other day, it occurred to me that I have a controller on my reef that monitors water parameters and then automatically turns on and off different pieces of equipment in order to keep my parameters within the desired range I want. Do they make a unit like this that could measure humidity in a tent/grow room? A unit that could monitor both temperature and humidity would be awesome. If said controller could then switch on or off humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and fans to maintain the desired levels. Does such a controller exist? If so, how much do they go for and what are they called? Thanks.
     
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    PC, how do you like it? Is it worth the cost? Is it reliable? I am considering one, but I wanna hear from people that use them first.
     
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    Definitely needed if running co2.
    Not so much if not, but the plants seem to enjoy the stable environment.

    I like mine.
     
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    Good to know. After I get a grow or two under my belt and start using CO2, I'll have to get one. Thanks.
     
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    Is that place still in business ?
    Still buy from them?
    They still owe me.
     
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    @Growdude

    I'm not sure if open or not. I haven't had the need to purchase anything lately from them.
     
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    I no its not really what your asking but what about the northern lights grow boxs
     

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