How to Really Take Advantage of the New Kessil A500X LED Spotlight

There’s a lot of innovation happening in the reef aquarium lighting space with new fixtures announced with hybrid induction lamps, movable LED clusters, but the first one we’ve gotten our hands on is Kessil’s powerful A500X LED Spotlight. We’ve been…

Kessil A500X LED Review – Changing our Mind About Point Source Lighting

The Kessil A500X is a brand new reef aquarium light that is packed with more power than we’ve ever seen in a spotlight form factor. From their earliest days, Kessil has come to define what is possible with light-emitting diodes…

Kessil A500X Hands-On and Teardown

The Kessil A500X is the latest reef aquarium light from the company that has come to define high performance in multichip spotlight form factors. The power density of the 185 watt A500X is a new level of lighting concentration for…

Reef Therapy Sessions – Real Live Rock and the Kessil A500X

It’s official, with the massive success of last week’s pilot episode of Reef Therapy it’s clear that the reef aquarium community has been longing for an uninterrupted lengthy discussion format like this. Together with our old friend Mark van der…

Kessil A500X LED Spotlight is the First Metal Halide Killer

The Kessil A500X is a brand new LED spotlight that packs an astounding amount of power into the company’s trademark Dense Matrix Array LED. This 185 watt aquarium light is a powerhouse of illumination and because of its point source…

Kessil W2K is 720 Watts of Pure LED Power

Kessil has made some really bright lights over the years but the Kessil W2K is looking like they’ve finally nailed down the formula. We got our first hints of Kessil’s super-powered LED light ambitions with the Kessil A2000 as far…

Kessil Landscape Lights Hint at Possible Future Aquarium Offerings

If you needed any more convincing that Kessil is the dominant leader in the spotlight form factor for biological LED illumination, you needn’t look any further than their new ‘Landscape’ offerings. Building on the powerful and capable A360X and A500X…

The Studio’s Wall of Reef Aquarium Displays [Video]

The Reef Builders Studio was built with the express purpose of being a demonstration center for all things related to reef aquariums and today we’d like to show you ‘The Wall’. Unimaginatively named the¬†wall is a series of four different…

Top 10 New Aquarium Products of 2021

The turning over of a new calendar year might be an arbitrary milestone but we do appreciate this time to reflect on our reef tanks and the aquarium world, in the previous twelve months and those to come. With the…

Top 10 Takeaways of the SKY LED Light, a Pre-Release Review

2021 has been a very exciting year for new LED reef aquarium lights and we’re currently experiencing the most robust selection of lighting options the hobby has ever enjoyed. Last year we got new flagship lights from Ecotech Marine, Maxspect…