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What You Should Know Before Purchasing an LED Aquarium Light

Published on April 9, 2011 By admin

The following musings began as a simple post on 3reef and ended up being quite long. However, I think the info is valuable to anyone in the market for LED aquarium lighting. There is much, much more that goes into an LED unit besides the diodes used. Top quality emitters can be used, but if […]

Advantages of LED Lights

Published on April 1, 2011 By admin

When designed properly, an LED circuit will approach 80% efficiency, which means 80% of the electrical energy is converted to light energy. The future of household lighting will soon be the wide spread adoption and use of white energy efficient LED light bulbs. Though the present market for finished white LED products is geared mainly […]

LED Aquarium Lamps to Light a Reef Tank

Published on March 30, 2011 By admin

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 […]

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 […]