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Picking the right lighting for your planted aquarium

Published on April 15, 2011 By admin

Picking the right lighting for your planted aquarium can be intimidating and confusing. There are so many options to choose from, and so many ways to measure these options. The first step to understanding full spectrum aquarium lighting is to understand what type light your plants need, and what the measurements mean. Color temperature, measured […]

Aquarium lighting

Published on March 29, 2011 By admin

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 […]