Kessil AP9X Vs. Neptune Sky – Comparing Spot and a Flat Lighting on the Euphyllia Reef

The Neptune Systems Sky LED and the Kessil AP9X are two reef aquarium light fixtures with similar power and an identical price but you can’t find two fixtures that are more different from each other in how they produce and…

Neptune SKY LED Teardown – Make Your Own Conclusions

The Neptune Systems SKY LED light fixture has gotten a lot of attention this summer being the first reef aquarium light developed by the aquarium controller company. Now that Neptune Systems is officially a property of Bulk Reef Supply, a…

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…

Neptune Systems SKY LED Light Leaked Image Reveals New Details of Unreleased Light

The SKY LED from Neptune Systems is a new reef aquarium LED light that has been acknowledged by its parent company, but for which no details have yet been divulged. Fortunately, and perhaps intentionally, an image was shared online yesterday…

Neptune Systems applies for SKY trademark – hints at future Aquarium Lighting Unit [Update: Suspended]

Neptune Systems has applied for a Trademark with the United States and Patent Trademark office for “SKY” – a new light built for saltwater aquariums, specifically reef aquariums and the mark covers these classes associated therein. Industry rumors point to…

Aperture Pet & Life is formed to join BRS, EcoTech, and Neptune Systems brands

Aperture Pet & Life is a new company which was announced today to amalgamate and further develop some of our favorite reefkeeping brands. Last year investment group Bertram Capital acquired Bulk Reef Supply (which then bought Marine Depot,) then they…

Bulk Reef Supply Acquires Controller Company Neptune Systems

Bulk Reef Supply is the largest online saltwater aquarium retailer in America, Neptune Systems is the largest manufacturer of aquarium controllers and accessories, and now these two companies are joining forces, talent and resources under a common umbrella. It’s no…

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…

Neptune Systems GRO: a Rerelease of the Zetlight E200s Macroalgae Light

The Neptune Systems GRO LED is a ‘new’ light recently announced by the Morgan Hill, California based aquarium company. The GRO is a flat panel of medium output LEDs that was designed specifically to grow macroalgae in a sump environment…

Top Reef Aquarium Stories of 2021

Twenty twenty one was a tumultuous year by any standard and it was one of the most dynamic in the reef aquarium world. The hobbyist and professional sides of reef aquariums witnessed upheavals the likes of which we’ve never seen…