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 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…

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…

SKY LED Announced by Neptune Systems

The SKY LED is the reef aquarium light from Neptune Systems that has been on the horizon since the trademark was officially filed (and subsequently suspended). We’ve been piecing together different features of the Neptune Systems SKY LED since its…

Red Sea Reefer S 850 and 1000 Raise the Bar for Premium All In One Reef Tanks

The Red Sea Reefer S is a pair of new large all-in-one, reef-ready aquarium setups that show that Red Sea still has what it takes to make some of the most desirable tanks in the reef aquarium hobby. Coming in…