API AquaSpin Tests Aquarium Water With Built-In Photometer

The API Aquaspin is an exciting new device designed to automatically test aquarium water. Details about the Aquaspin are extremely scant, no website, no social media posts and even the video is unlisted, but we can glean enough about it…

Seneye Spectra Goes Way Beyond Measuring PAR

The Seneye Spectra is an exciting new light measurement tool that should make understanding the quality of our aquarium lights a whole lot more informative. Seneye has developed the Spectra to go way beyond making simple measurements of light quantity in…

Unlock the Secrets of Light with the WaveGo Portable Spectrometer

It’s not a stretch to say that over the last five years reef aquarium lighting has gotten very sophisticated; multicolor, multi-spectrum with multichannel control and very specific wavelength emission peaks of exotic colors like UV, deep red etc. Meanwhile, the only…

Tease of Velda AquaTesterPro may be for ponds, but we’re intrigued

The AquaTesterPro is a new water electronic testing tool from Velda, who specializes in fish ponds, that has us intrigued. Traditional test kits are always a drag trying to determine parameters by matching the closest shade of color or counting…

Exact iDip smart photometer is a new type of digital water test

The Exact iDip smart photometer was perhaps one of the biggest surprises in new aquarium products that was spied at MACNA 2015. In addition to the MindStream, JBL Proscan, and the new Elos Colorimeter, the iDip Exact is a new…

Open Source Nitrate test kit is a great chemistry learning tool

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how our chemistry test kits really work, from the inside out, you could consider building your own Nitrate test kit thanks to a new open source project by Joshua Pearce. The guidelines for this…

Exact Micro 7 Aquarium photometer kit

The Exact Micro 7 Aquarium photometer kit will help you with one of the biggest chores in the saltwater aquarium hobby. Testing your water. Besides the actual process of testing you have to compare the color of the water to…