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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

MaxSpect Ethereal LED is just about ready for prime time

It’s been a long time since we’ve had any updates on the MaxSpect Ethereal LED, but after nearly a year we are looking forward to seeing the new light at Aquarama next week. First revealed at InterZoo last year, Maxspect’s new flagship LED lighting platform has been under advanced development and refinement for the past … Read More

AquaticLife Halo LED pendant finally ready for market

The AquaticLife Halo LED pendant we saw at MACNA back in 2013 is finally hitting the market with two available models. We have two models. The AquaticLife Halo Deluxe pendant has the onboard controller and the AquaticLife Halo Basic can either be used as a slave unit or with an external aquarium controller. The pendants … Read More

Coralife LED Aqualight is a great choice for the mid-range of LED lighting market

The Coralife LED Aqualight that was debuted at MACNA 2014 in Denver got its first big reveal to the consumer world in Chicago a couple of weeks ago. Coralife’s first effort at making an LED aquarium light was ill-fated for trying to compete in the top-end of the LED lighting market with companies that specialize in … Read More

New Aquatic Life Pulse LED gets video treatment

The new Aquatic Life Pulse LED we introduced this summer has received a video walk-through to show off all its features. The Aquatic Life Pulse LED has 275W of power designed for the saltwater aquarium with the sleek form similar to others we’ve seen on the market. The fixture comes with an on-board computer with … Read More

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 at $50 a watt. Today us marine, reef and coral enthusiasts are so into blue LEDs … Read More