New LED aquarium lighting panel being imported

There is no question that LED lighting is still a very popular and active subject among reef aquarists, talk to anyone and they will tell you how interested they are in the efficient light emitting diodes. Heck, with as much…

The PFO patent lawsuit is dead in the water

With the shuttering of PFO and their subsequent bankrupcy, the PFO patent lawsuit has now come to a grinding halt. The case hasn’t been officially dismissed by a court judge but given all the facts, this outcome is all but…

Sunbrite Lighting System is rethinking how to implement aquarium LEDs

We’ve had a chance to follow up on the Sunbrite LED System which we first reported live from the MAX show and we are very keen as to how Sunbrite is rethinking how to bring viable LED lighting to the…

LED light strips from Advanced Lighting Solutions

Maverick lighting manufacturer Advanced Lighting Solutions is blazing a trail with another breakthrough product, the LED light strip. The ALS LED strip light is available in a baby 4 and larger 15, 24, 36 and 48 models which are all…

Cayman Sun by Hamilton Technology HQI+LED lighting units

Hamilton Technology has released a new lighting system named Cayman sun. These lighting units feature double ended HQI ballasts in either 150 or 250 watt varieties and sport a nice LED lighting upgrade built in. Cayman Sun features: Multi faceted…

Master LED from Phillips could be lighting nanos and fuges in July

We here at Reef Builders can’t get enough of LED lights and the subject of this post is a droolworthy entry. The forthcoming Master LED from Phillips is a 9w LED light with the same form factor as the familiar…

Paradiso T5+ LED by Easy Life, mostly T5, less LED

A company from the Netherlands by the name of Easy Life has created a new T5 lighting fixture with LEDs. The lighthting unit which has two models (60 & 120) and available in Europe in dimmable and non dimable models…

LEDs in Action: The 90w UFO LED light

‘LEDs in Action’ is a new mini series from Reefbuilders to highlight the importance and potential of LED technology for the home aquarium. Although we are far from finished covering some of the DIY LED options for the home aquarium,…

More ALED style lamps on the way

Pictured above are two lamps which look eerily similar to the well-received ALED.  The owner of these photos was deliberately mum on the details of these lamps but we suspect that this is no DIY project. The reason that the…

Advanced Lighting Solutions forged by two of the aquarium lighting industry’s best

Here on Reef Builders we usually report on the announcements of new products but it’s not everyday we get to spill the beans on a brand new company, Advanced Lighting Solutions (ALS). ALS may be a new company but it’s…