Category Archives: Lighting

AquaticLife Expert Series Cree LED Light Product Demo

Thank you for tuning in. In this video we have a really exciting product to show you guys that happens to be one my personal favorite light fixtures that I use on my home aquarium. This fixture is jam packed with features and powerful enough to light reef tanks of just about any size. The […]


Aqua Illumination AI Vega Color LED Light Fixture Product Demo

Aqua Illumination (AI) LEDs are among the best-selling LED lights in the industry today. In this video, we take a look at the Aqua Illumination VEGA Color LED light fixture and show you how to get it up and running in no time at all. Aqua Illumination Vega Color LED Fixture – White First, let’s […]


IN STOCK: EcoTech Marine Radion XR30w Pro LED Light Fixture

Good news, early adopters! The EcoTech Marine Radion XR30w Pro LED aquarium light is now in stock and ready for shipment. SpecificationsThe Radion XR30w Pro LED lighting system expands on the technology found in the Radion XR30w. Six channels and eight clusters of high-efficiency LEDs (including ultraviolet) represent the best in purpose-designed LED lighting. FeaturesThe […]


The Customizable AquaticLife 3W LED Expert Series

The first manufacturer booth we decided to visit on day 2 was AquaticLife so we could learn a little more about their recently released 3W LED Expert Series for marine aquariums. The first thing we observed is how much smaller it appers in real life versus the image we have displayed on our website. The […]


Robert’s DIY LED Light Fixture, Part 2

Robert’s DIY LED Light Fixture v2.0 Since I made the big switch to LED, I have been pretty pleased with the results. Temperatures have become much more stable in my aquarium and I saved about $30 on my electricity bill the first month. For those of you who followed my DIY LED fixture post I […]


Robert’s DIY LED Light Fixture, Part 1

DIY LED light fixture from a MarineDepot.com staffer With all the recent excitement around LED lighting, I could not resist the temptation to make a change. I was previously running a 250 watt metal halide over my 24” cube reef aquarium. We’ve experienced some killer heat waves in California and the tank was running consistently […]


EcoTech Marine Announces Radion XR30w Pro LED

The Radion family of aquarium LED lighting systems just got bigger. EcoTech Marine is pleased to announce the addition of the Radion XR30w Pro, offering professional-level lighting performance for the reef hobbyist. With 42 top-bin LEDs, six control channels, improved PAR ratings and unsurpassed full spectral output, the XR30w Pro is the best Radion ever. […]


EcoTech Marine Radion XR30w LED Review + Q&A By Keith MacNeil, MarineDepot.com Reef Squad

I purchased my EcoTech Marine Radion XR30w LED Light Fixtures about a year ago after seeing them in action in the MarineDepot.com booth at the 2011 Reef-a-Palooza show in Southern California. Having tried almost every other type of lighting available, I figured it was time to make the leap into the LED craze. There are plenty of LED fixtures […]


The ABCs of LEDs, Part 2 By Robert Farnsworth, MarineDepot.com Reef Squad

After reading through the comments on our May 2012 article, The ABCs of LEDs, we decided it would be a good idea to post a short follow-up to answer some of your questions and provide additional information about LED aquarium lights. One thing we noticed is that many hobbyists are having a difficult time choosing the right […]


Maxspect Razor R420R LED Light Fixture Product Demo

The Razor R420R LED light is the latest innovation from aquarium supply manufacturer Maxspect. In today’s MarineDepot.com video, we’re going to take a closer look at this high-performance, high-intensity light. The Maxspect Razor is available in two sizes: 20.5″ (120 watts) and 27″ (160 watts). The fixtures are available in two different color spectrums: 10,000K […]