Join us as our team studies 50 of the most popular reef aquarium lighting options in pursuit of identifying the best value and highest-performing lights for your reef tank. Not only will this help you to make the best possible choice when choosing a lighting solution but also help you to understand how your light works and give you the knowledge necessary to achieve expert-level results.
Exploring the distribution of light in an aquarium gives us insight into how the different lighting solutions spread light throughout our tanks. From top to bottom and from left to right, how do the...Read moreColor blending is how all the individual light spectrums from different bulbs and individual LED diodes blend together to create a uniform light spectrum and appearance in your aquarium. If you have...Read moreAchieving brilliant color in your reef tank requires the right light spectrum to bring out the very best in your corals. Find out how!Read moreWe know corals need light to survive but the key to maintaining thriving coral in captivity goes far behind simply illuminating the tank. The color of the light (spectrum), amount of light (PAR), and...Read moreWhen mounting an LED fixture over the top of your aquarium, the distance between the source of light and the water's surface significantly affects the light's performance in the way of coverage. If...Read moreWhile there are many factors that come into play when making an educated choice for lighting your reef aquarium, the cost is one of those predominant factors that can really make or break your...Read moreWe tested over 50 popular reef tank lighting solutions to find out which ones cut through the shadows the best!Read more