Neptune Systems GRO Macroalgae LED Light

The GRO will soon be available to authorized online and retail stores across the US. And as of today we are able to make the news available to the aquarium community. Neptune Systems, the maker of the popular aquarium controller platform has developed a 20 watt LED light designed to common types of macro algae for the purpose of nutrient export and cultivating a healthy population of copepods. The new light features 80 individual low watt LED diodes with a specialized light spectrum for maximum macro algae growth.  The arrangement of the LEDs virtually eliminates hot spots sometimes seen in other refugium LED lights. Neptune’s research has shown that nearly all other refugium lights cast light in a round, conical pattern. This is not optimal because refugiums are typically