Reef Tanks of Instagram are Beauty Magazines all over again

“Do not read beauty magazines. They will only make you feel ugly.” These iconic words appeared in the “Wear Sunscreen” address given to graduates in 1997 by Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune and were later popularised by Australian film…

Kessil’s Unique Photoredox Lights are not Specifically for Aquariums

The Kessil Photoredox are a specialized LED spotlight which was designed with a very specific purpose and it’s not growing corals. As the name implies, the Kessil Photoredox lights are for driving chemical reactions that are catalyzed with strong light, especially…

While Blue LED inventors get Nobel Prize, father of LEDs still snubbed

LED lighting is probably one of the most significant industry advancements in the last 20 years and has far-reaching implications outside of the world of aquariums . This has been validated with the awarding of the 2014 Nobel Prize in…

Blue LEDs have just been awarded the nobel prize for physics

If there’s one group of people among the general population who really love and appreciate the blue LED it is definitely reefers. A few years ago we barely used them over our reef tanks for anything more than a moonlight…

Grassy Solare LED fixture released by Volx Japan in Reef and Plant models

The Grassy Solare LED fixtures first announced by Volx Japan earlier this summer are now officially available with a baseline of features departing from the norm. Volx Japan is best known for making the first crop of higher performing LeDio…

Acan Lighting debuts A207 supplemental lighting strip

The new Acan Lighting A207 supplemental lighting strip made its first public appearance today at BAYMAC. Available in 3 and 4 ft. lengths, the Acan A207 is ruggedly built and use 3W 460nm blue LEDs driven at 1W pumping out…

Advanced Lighting Solutions’ actinic LED halide pendant coming soon

The quality light product manufacturer Advanced Lighting Solutions will soon be delivering one of it’s flagship products, the halide/Actinic LED combo pendant. A metal halide pendant with built in supplemental actinic LED is one of our dream aquarium lighting products…