Build your own aquarium canopy with Illumagic

Everyone likes a versatile LED mounting system but Illumagic may have just created the most versatile by demonstrating how their RMS can be built into an actual aquarium canopy. The existing RMS is essentially an extruded metal profile the type…

Illumagic piXel paints a picture of new LED possibilities

Taiwanese aquarium lighting company Illumagic has teased their latest LED release, the piXel. At first glance, these small, round LED pucks look like those used to populate both the Blaze X and X4 fixtures but with piXel the PCBs have…

Illumagic Rail Mounting System has Tons of Directional Lighting Options

The Rail Mounting System is part of Illumagic’s efforts to flesh out their lighting ecosystem in advance of the release of their new X4 Light Fixture. We’ve seen many companies offload the work of having a compelling mounting solution to…

Shedding Light on Minimum PAR Values for an LPS Reef Tank

Light is one of the most important aspects to getting a reef tank to look good, and we can admit it’s also a very sexy, and mysterious parameter that reefers love to tweak and play with. In the past when…

Illumagic X4 is Dedicated to Upgradeable LED Clusters

The Illumagic X4 is an interesting new LED aquarium light fixture coming soon from the makers of the popular Blaze fixture and Vitamini striplight. The new X4 LED retains much of the core lighting engines that has found popularity among…

Aussie Reef Tank Build Pt.1: Installing the Equipment

If there’s one thing we’re about and Reef Builders is known for in the aquarium world it’s reef aquarium gear. Therefore it is with great excitement that we kick off our latest reef aquarium build and get to install a…

New Super Actinic LED Clusters for Illumagic Blaze X Lights

The new Super Actinic LED Clusters just announced by Illumagic are certain to appeal to a certain cadre of reefers who just can’t get enough blue light. If you think the Windex look is not blue enough, these Super Actinic…

Illumagic Vitamini Striplight Review: More Color & Power for Less Money

The Vitamini LED Super Actinic Striplight by Illumagic is the first supplemental light of its kind that we’ve had the pleasure of writing about in far too long. This skinny new little light bar is packed with power, color, and…

New Illumagic Vitamini LED Super Actinic LED Lights

The new Vitamini Wings from Illumagic are an exciting supplemental LED striplight which is designed to really help coral colors pop. The skinny profile of the Illumagic Vitamini strips gives them loads of flexibility in installing into a wide range…

The Inspiring Reef Tank of Luis Rosa

There’s not too many reef tanks that we could describe as approaching perfection, but Luis Rosa’s 65 gallon is surely getting close. Beauty is certainly in the eye of the beholder and Mr. Rosa’s combination of aquascape, healthy corals, new-school…