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ReefStock to Raffle AcroOptics Slope 48

To help support the tenth addition of ReefStock, a great event here in Denver, AcroOptics has donated a Slope 48 LED reef light as a raffle prize for the event. ReefStock is a phenomenal gathering of hobbyists, traders and vendors get together every year to share...

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Man Made Structures: Can They Really Reverse Reef Damage?

Global warming puts a tremendous amount of stress on coral reefs. Increased water temperatures and ocean acidification lead to a process called coral bleaching, which ultimately leads to coral death. Luckily, new technologies now allow scientists to keep a close eye...

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An Introduction to Deep Water Coral

Deep water coral and their impact on our global bionetwork have only recently been studied, so naturally, we don’t quite know as much about them as we do their shallow water-dwelling brethren. They come from a world of darkness located thousands of feet below the...

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Fluorescent Pigments: What Purpose Do They Serve?

In our last blog post, we talked briefly about what makes coral fluorescent and what purpose that fluorescence serves. With this post, we’d like to take a closer look at the benefits fluorescent pigments offer to marine coral. The mystery behind the glow has been...

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Professionals Love AcroOptics LED Reef Lighting Systems

Keeping a thriving coral reef aquarium is challenging. Reef-keeping poses unique challenges and requires patience, discipline, and (periodically) hard work. Those of us who do it as a hobby all have our war stories - corals that succumbed to too much water movement,...

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