Archive for March, 2011

LED grow lights are becoming very popular for hydroponic gardening

March 31, 2011

In recent times, LED grow lights are becoming very popular for hydroponic gardening due to various advantages. One of the major benefits of this lighting system is low cost of maintenance. The technology of LED grow lights is to emit only the color spectrum required for the plant photosynthesis. Hence, they consume less amount of […]

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LED Aquarium Lamps to Light a Reef Tank

March 30, 2011

LED aquarium lighting is an upgrade over the standard fluorescent lighting found in many reef setups. LED lights use tiny, electronic light emitting diodes (hence “LED”) to provide energy efficient illumination. Setting up an LED light on a reef tank is just as simple as setting up fluorescent light, but it will be much more […]

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Aquarium lighting

March 29, 2011

With the advent of newer and better technologies, increasing intensities and a growing spectrum, there are many options to consider. Many, if not most aquarium corals contain within their tissue the symbiotic algae called zooxanthellae. It is these zooxanthellae that require light to perform photosynthesis and in turn produce simple sugars that the corals utilize […]

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LED grow light tips – avoiding the sharks

March 28, 2011

The situation with LED grow lights is is some respects not unlike the world of double glazing, which at one point became a form of shorthand for sharp practices and sleazy sales techniques. There is nothing whatsoever wrong with well made and installed double glazing, and to comply with modern building regulations you are now […]

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