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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 […]

An Overview Of Grow Light Technologies

Published on March 24, 2011 By admin

Pretty much every type of lighting technology ever developed has been tried for the purpose of growing plants. This covers conventional incandescent light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, the present market leaders which are¬†high intensity discharge lamps (HIDs) including high pressure sodium (HPS) and metal halide (MH) lamps, and of course most recently LEDs. Discounting regular incandescent […]

Overview of three main grow light technologies

Published on March 18, 2011 By admin

In this article we provide an overview of three main grow light technologies: indoor LED grow lights, Fluorescent Lights and HID lights. We do not cover incandescent light as these are no longer regularly used for grow lights indoor gardening, only for garden lighting. The best grow lights are able to mimic the precise wavelengths […]