Hydra FiftyTwo Upgrade Kit turns your old light into next-gen powerhouse

The AquaIllumination Hydra FiftyTwo Upgrade Kit lets you turn your legacy AI LED light into a next-generation powerhouse LED fixture. The new Hydra FiftyTwo Upgrade Kit comes with everything you will need to update your Sol, Vega, or Hydra to…

Hydra 52 upgrade kit halves the cost of this powerful LED light

The Hydra 52 is easily one of the most power-dense LED lights available to the marine aquarist, with fifty two different LEDs delivering 135 watts of bleeding edge lighting. A spanking new Hydra 52 LED currently retails for $599 but…

Why would Ecotech Marine and AquaIllumination join forces?

The news that Ecotech Marine and AquaIllumination had completed a formal merger came as quite a shock to the marine aquarium world. The reasons for AI and EM joining forces might come across as a monopolistic move to the shortsighted,…

The 2013 LED Showdown Final is Here!

The 2013 LED Showdown is at its final two contenders  and this year we have America’s powerhouse LED manufacturers going head to head – AquaIllumination Hydra/Hydra 52 vs. Ecotech Radion/Radion PRO. Both are worthy lights that really are incredible, showing…

Neptune Systems shipping AWM for AquaIllumination LEDs

Neptune Systems has been busy bringing all the goodies they unveiled at MACNA to market and have just announced the Neptune AWM — or AquaIllumination Wireless Module  — is now shipping. As we saw when we were at MACNA, the…

AquaIllumination Director Available for Preorder

Not to be left out in the cold this holiday shopping season, it appears as if the AquaIllumination Director control module is available online for preorder. Thanks to a tip from one of our readers, we found the AI Director can…

AquaIllumination Hydra FiftyTwo gets officially teased

The new AquaIllumination Hydra FiftyTwo made a big splash at MACNA and AI shared more news with its fans with a email announcing the light along with pricing details. Given the name of the light, the FiftyTwo is boasting 52…

AI Hydra makes worldwide debut at Reef Depot’s Aquarama booth

The AI Hydra just announced by AquaIllumination is real and is making a world premier at the Aquarama booth of Reef Depot in Singapore. The single black unit on display has the topside heatsink of an AI Sol and the…

AI Hydra LED coming in hot at 95 watts & $399

The AI Hydra LED light is a surprise from left field by AquaIllumination which is going to be available quite soon. It’s been great having AquaIllumination cranking out new product releases including the AI Vega, New Controller, EXT Rail, Powerpucks,…

AI Upgrade Kit for Sol to Vega LED up for pre-order, shipping this month

AquaIllumination has formally announced a Vega Upgrade Kit to let all the Sol users out there get some next-gen LED action as well. Using the heatsink, fan and power supply of the AI Sol, the Upgrade Kit brings new lenses,…