kwajalein-coral-reef-scene-8-620x465 Recap of this week’s new products to create an aquarium reefscape By some neat coincidence, this week witnessed the announcement of four new products which have a different approach to building a mini reef aquarium aquascape. Each of this week’s artificial reefscaping materials represent novel solutions to using an alternative to live rock. The various choices for building an artificial mini reef structure include man made rock, ceramic
flores-acropora-unknown-two-5 The second unknown Acropora discovered on the Fluval Sea Flores Expedition
Tunze’s smallest skimmer, the DOC 9001, set for release “any day now”

Cree shatters LED theoretical maximum efficiency of 200 lumens per watt in the lab

Today Cree announced that they have trounced previous luminous efficiency records of Light Emitting Diodes with 231 lumens per watt being produced by a single-die component. The record-setting efficient LED has a color temperature of 4500K, the results were produced at room temperature and the LED was running at 350mA, or about one watt. Back Read More

Cree breaks 200 lumens per watt LED efficiency barrier

The 200 lumen per watt efficacy barrier has just been breached by a fresh round of testing on Cree’s latest generation LEDs. Seems like just this past summer we reported the new advancements of Cree’s XP-G LED reaching a record 132 lumens per watt at the nominal drive current of 350mA and that record was Read More