Apogee MQ510 Is The First Truly Underwater PAR Meter For Hobbyists

The Apogee MQ-510 is a brand new PAR meters which is specifically targeted at measuring light in underwater environments. Apogee has been giving the marine aquarium hobby a lot of attention this year with constant refinements to their handheld PAR…

Underwater PAR Measurement is Strongly Impacted by ‘Immersion Effect’

Apogee released their newest PAR light meter, the MQ-500 earlier this year with a brand new and improved light sensor. The improvements to the sensor of the Apogee MQ-500 increased the accuracy¬†of this PAR meter across across the visible wavelengths…

New Apogee MQ-500 with improved PAR readings for LED light

The Apogee MQ-500 quantum meter is a new and improved light measuring device which gives more accurate readings under all light types. For many years the Apogee MQ-200 with its long waterproof sensor has been the gold standard in measuring…

The top 5 reasons to use an Apex Systems PMK Par Monitoring Kit

The PAR Monitoring Kit recently announced by Neptune Systems is a very intriguing new accessory that could unlock the door to learning oh so much about our aquariums. We were very thrilled to see the release of the BioTek Marine…

BioTek Marine USB PAR sensor appears for pre-order on Aquairum Specialty’s website

Less than a week after discovering that Apogee is working on a USB PAR sensor we’ve spotted this very device under the BioTek Marine brand over on Aquarium Specialty’s website. As we suspected the USB PAR sensor will retail for…