Reef Delete Review – Sound in Concept but Not in Practice

Ultraviolet light is a form of high energy radiation which has a number of uses in our daily lives as well as our aquariums. The C-band of UV light is used to sterilize food and medical equipment and we use…

Vital Wave II LED Spotlight now with Bluetooth Control

LED spotlights ushered in the age of solid state lighting and although they have been mostly supplanted by LED fixtures and striplights, they remain very popular in certain markets and for use in creating very dramatic presentations of aquarium displays.…

Reef Delete is a New Way to Sterilize Aiptasia and Other Pests

Reef Delete is a creative new approach for the eradication of aquarium pests and parasites which doesn’t use any chemicals or injection techniques to get the job done. Unlike consumable solutions of kalkwasser, lye, paste or any number of potions…

Spice Up Your Spectrum with the Gavita Pro UV LED Rail

The Gavita Pro UV LED Rail is an interesting strip light that was not designed for reef aquarium use, instead it was intended as a UV booster for indoor and hydroponic culture of cannabis plants. You  might be surprised to…

Nicobar LED Strip Light, Finally a Worthy NEW Supplemental LED Bar

The NicoBAR LED Striplight is a newer aquarium light that we’ve cautiously been keeping an eye on over the last several months. These strong supplemental lights have been making some appearances around our local scene and retail stores and while…

Fluval UVC In-Line Clarifier Uses Cold Cathode Fluorescent Technology

The Fluval UVC In-Line Clarifier is a new type of ultraviolet sterilizer that uses a less common form of lighting technology, cold cathode fluorescent lighting. Also known as CCFL, this type of illumination has been extensively used as a backlight…

Turbocharge your BLUE Stony Corals with 370nm UV Spotlights

The vast majority of reefers reading this definitely don’t need a specialized spotlight for exotic ultraviolet spectrum – but since when is the reefing hobby one of necessity? However if you’re interested in getting the sickest blue coloration from SPS…

Undewater Kinetics’ New Aqualite Pro Has Interchangeable LED Heads

The Aqualite Pro 100 eLED is a very interesting new dive light platform from industry leader, Underwater Kinetics. This medium sized light is perfect for a wide variety of applications, and is supported by a very diverse ecosystem of accessories…

ZooMed Powersun H.I.D. Metal Halide UVB Lamp and Pendant

The¬†ZooMed Powersun H.I.D. Metal Halide UVB Lamp is a new high intensity discharge lighting system that was originally designed for reptiles and terrariums. This full spectrum metal halide system consists of a pendant with a built-in 70 watt metal halide…

Damselfish can recognize UV markings of a face

Several years ago it was revealed that damselfish could see specially colored markings on the faces of other fish that only show up under ultraviolet light. Now a new study has demonstrated that the fish can not only see these…