Category Archives: Lighting

Acropora Coral Information and Care; Lighting, Amino Acids, more

Last Updated 2-24-16 Introduction Acropora Coral is one of the most vast coral groups. They are a member of the Acroporidae family, Subclass Zoantharia and the Order Scleractinia. Their group makes up one third of the ‘reef building coral’. Out in the Indo-Pacific and the Atlantic, these coral are the largest group to make up… Read More »

Zoanthid Reef Aquarium Care & Lighting

Last Updated 11-4-17 Zoanthids are quite popular due to the wide variety, general easy to moderate care requirements, and the fact many are captive raised (fragged/aquacultured). First let me provide some basics of these popular reef aquarium inhabitants. What is a Zoanthid? This is the common term for all members of the Zoanthidae family, including… Read More »

Purchase Aquarium LED Lighting; What to Know

Purchase Aquarium LED Lighting; What to Know? Most recent revision 10-29-14 With LED Lighting advancing at a fever pace, there is a lot to know and as well there is a lot of good information available, but there is also a lot of bad or simply misleading information too, especially when it pertains to what… Read More »

SHO Lighting Review; New Planted Aquarium Light Technology

Further Revised: 1/8/14 Although the SHO (Super High Output) CF Light is not all that new, yet for some reason it is still not all that well known in the Aquarium Hobby. These high output CFLs are quite well known among indoor nurseries and Hydroponics operations, and somewhat known among aquarium professionals. That said, since… Read More »

TMC, Tropic Marine Center Aquarium Products

Revised 3-5-16 Tropic Marine Centre Aquarium & Pond Products have been known for years in Europe (decades actually) as THE PREMIER fresh/marine aquarium as well as pond equipment company. As well TMC is the authorized distributor for Quality Marine USA marine fish exports, who are the world leaders in ethical marine husbandry and healthy marine… Read More »

Aquarium Lighting; Newer Technology: T2 Light Review, more

Quick Review of: *LED Aquarium Light *T2 Aquarium Lights *SHO Aquarium Lights Revised 1/10/14 This post will look at just a few types of aquarium lights/lighting, but is not meant as an exhaustive list. These lights are primarily cutting edge, so if the reader is not familiar with these, it is partly due to the… Read More »

Unique Aquarium (& Pond) Information Articles

This post will provide links/resources to a few “Unique” aquarium/pond articles dealing either lesser known subjects or subjects that are often unfortunately “ripe” with myths due to cut and paste posting on the internet via Forums, Yahoo Answers, about.com, eHow, and now Google with its spam ridden algorithm update that favor Amazon even in science… Read More »

UV-C Bulb Specifications; Aquarium and Pond

For a Aquarium & Pond Supply’s COMPLETE UV Bulbs Reference Guide: UV Replacement Bulbs, Cross Reference Guide Most recent revision 10-29-14 In this article post, I’ll describe the differences in the many UV bulbs and why most UV Bulbs purchased at a low price are simply a waste of your money. If your goal is… Read More »

Aquatic Information & Supplies

AQUARIUM DECOR; Synthetic Coral (Yellow Leather, Blue Ridge, Mini 4 Pack Coral Replicas & Red Pipe Organ DeCoral); Castles, and artificial plants; Driftwood, Mango Wood specimens! AQUARIUM AND POND PRODUCTS; Filters such as the Rena Filstar Filter & RO Water Filters; Pumps (water, air) such as Economy Aquarium Air Pumps, & Rio Pumps; Lights and… Read More »