endangered-stony-coral-species Meet 6 of the corals that are in danger of becoming illegal The petition to list over 80 species of stony corals as endangered led to a ruling that 20 of the proposed corals were deemed threatened, and warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act. Of those 20 corals, five are Caribbean species which have already enjoyed a thorough degree of no-take protection so these species are
Acropora_cervicornis Endangered versus Threatened: Why should you be concerned?
Hands on and first impression of the Kessil Spectral Controller

GHL Mitras Lightbar now available for nanos, deep actinic color coming soon

The GHL Mitras Lightbar is getting smaller and is now available for nano tanks. Additionally, the Mitras Lightbar is also be made in a deep actinic color for those looking for a deeper blue color in their reef aquarium. The nano Mitras Lightbars are designed for 40 cm (around 15.75 in.) or 50 cm (around Read More

Build My LED gets multi-channel control, taking beta product orders

Build My LED MC Series is showing the company is getting even more innovative by bringing multi-channel control to its custom LEDs. The new MC Series is being debuted in a small, beta product launch before the final launch later this fall. Coming in two flavors, the MC Series 6300K Dutch Planted Spectrum and the Read More

New Coralife Aqualife LED features interchangable LEDs and directional lunar lights

The new Coralife Aqualife LED is taking affordable aquarium LEDs in an intriguing direction allowing you to customize and tweak your lighting with interchangeable 3W LED tri-lamps. We were able to get a sneak peak at this image and expect to see the real deal tomorrow at MACNA. The mini three-diode LEDs, three cord power Read More

TMC AquaRay Horizon LED is designed to disappear

The AquaRay Horizon LED light from Tropical Marine Centre is the first light “fixture” to take LEDs to their inevitable built-in conclusion. There will always be a place for standalone high powered LED lights with tons of functionality and features but for 99% of the aquarium market, there is a simple need for a decent light Read More

Illumagic Style is a nifty line of LEDs out of Taiwan

The Illumagic Style LED Mini and full fledged Fixture caught our eye at Interzoo 2014. Particularly once we learned about some of the distinguished features put into these lights. The Style Mini is a single cluster of LEDs in a square pendant, and then there’s the fixture with 6 clusters. Each cluster contains a Neutral White, Cool Read More

Nyos pimps out their controllable skimmer with colorful LEDs

Nyos is expanding the Quantum skimmer to incorporate a controllable pump, and possibly with LED. They will still manufacture the Quantum with their standard pump, but they will soon have the option of a quieter and more efficient controllable AC pump. The LEDs change color based on the output setting of the pump. Having an LED Read More

First look at new Unibody Lani LED from Triton Reef

The Unibody Lani LED is a spanking new solid state aquarium light from Triton Reef, which is uncompromising in its build quality, spectrum and light output. If you thought that Triton Reef takes reef aquarium additives seriously with its Reef Elementz line, then the Lani LED is the hardware manifestation of that approach to applied Read More

Tunze LED full spectrum 8850 light bar

Tunze added the LED full spectrum 8850 bar to their lineup at Interzoo 2014. It comes equipped with 7 white (5000K), 7 blue (470/450nm), and 12 red Nichia and Osram LEDs; which provides the ability to adjust temperature from 5000K to 25000K. There’s also a moonlight and all of it shines through a T.I.R lens for Read More

Hands on & review of the Nano Box Reef Mini Tide LED light

The name Nano Box Reef has been around for a while, and is certainly making quite the splash in the aquarium world of late. With everything being hand built and customized in every degree, there is certainly a lot of appeal with the products that Dave Fason, owner and operator of Nano Box Reef, makes Read More

Cree Smashes Efficacy Milestones Again; 303lm/W

Cree is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to improving the little solid state lighting devices that they are well known for. In a statement yesterday, they announced a new breakthrough in efficacy at 303lm/W. Some of you may think this is another one of these lab experiments where the conditions are Read More