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Firefly inspires scientists to make brighter LEDs

Scientists have developed a unique way to boost the power of LEDs by replicating the body of a firefly. By replicating the three-layerd structure of the firefly’s lantern, a team of scientists were able to produce an organic LED that is 60% brighter than an LED without this layer. The team at the Korea Advanced Institute … Read More

Eco-Lamps iOS app lets you control all its lights

The new Eco-Lamps iOS app just landed in the app store to allow you to control all the Eco-lamps products including the reef aquarium, plant and gemstone light. Although the mobile app to control lights is nothing new, there are a couple of things that caught our attention. Just looking down the feature list on the … Read More

AquaMaxx NemoLight LED review Pt 1, unboxing this affordable aquarium light

The NemoLight LED is the first total lighting fixture from AquaMaxx. The AquaMarine flavor of the AquaMaxx NemoLight LED offers a complete lighting solution for small and shallow reef tanks, with a built in controller so that no other accessories are necessary to get the most from this sleek light. We got our hands on … Read More

Kessil A2000 prototype debuts at Regional Aquarium Workshop

The Kessil A2000 is a new jumbo size commercial aquarium LED spotlight that will surprise visitors to this year’s Regional Aquarium Workshop. The Kessil A2000 is significantly bigger than any other LED light in the Kessil catalog with a Dense Matrix Array bigger that dwarfs every multichip LED we’ve ever seen. Kessil has designed the A2000 … Read More

Build My LED exits the aquarium game to focus on horticulture

When we met the team from Build My LED at MACNA four years ago, we saw a novel concept and a great product. Sadly, after four years the Build My LED team is hanging up the aquarium cleats and will be focusing efforts on the horticulture side of LED lighting. The aquarium LED market is … Read More

Upcoming Philips CoralCare LED preliminary tests online

The team at Philips didn’t just slap some diodes into a box and call it a LED light for coral as it is showing it has put serious consideration into this product. In fact, Philips commissioned Tim Wijgerde, Ph.D. of Coral Publications to run a preliminary test of the CoralCare vs. T5 lamps to test … Read More

Introducing the [QUDOS] action video light for GoPro

The [Qudos] action light is a new GoPro accessory light made by Australia lighting manufacturer Knog. Qudos is designed for action sports enthusiast especially those who want to push the boundaries when the sun goes down. The light is fully submersible up to 40m (131 feet) and offers 70-400 lumens of light from three Cree … Read More

Hands on with the Fluval Prism Color Max Accent LED

The Fluval Prism Color Max Accent LED is one of 8 new LED lights launched by Fluval earlier this summer.  The array of Fluval LEDs represent the upgraded next generation of full spectrum lights in the existing Fresh & Plant and Marine & Reef flagship models. The Fluval Prism Accent LED is a fully submersible remote-controlled, high-output … Read More

Double down with new Dual Orbit Marine PRO LED fixture

The new Dual Orbit Marine PRO LED fixture doubles the power of a single Orbit Marine PRO light for your light-hungry reef or larger aquarium. Specifically designed for marine reef tanks and larger aquariums, the Dual Orbit Marine PRO provides plenty of punch with its full-spectrum light array to deliver good growth and brilliant color … Read More

AquaReef X Series and Pro Series LED lights launched in Turkey

AquaReef is one of the only aquarium light manufacturers from Turkey and have a pair of LED lights they have recently launched. When we last wrote about AquaReef, they were focused on T5 and T5/LED hybrid lights, but are now venturing into full digital lighting. The new fixtures are loaded with SemiLED and CREE LEDs … Read More