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BLV presents LED coral in Vancouver


This year, BLV is a Gold Sponsor at the IAC (International Aquarium Congress), which will be held in Vancouver, Canada from September 25 to 30, 2016.

Following the successful product presentations at the EUAC congresses in Genoa in 2014 and Tenerife in 2015, the company will present another product innovation in Vancouver:

NEPTURION LED coral 120 W is a unique LED fixture developed especially for corals. Its spectrum is adapted to the natural habitat, but features the same colour temperature as the familiar NEPTURION MH series (70 W - 1000 W). As the NEPTURION LED coral is dimmable, the lamp can be easily adjusted to different scenarios.

Additional advantages include clearly minimised heat dissipation and the lower energy consumption of LED fixtures in general, and crucially, the extremely low maintenance costs in comparison with conventional MH lamps, resulting in considerable savings.

The NEPTURION LED coral was designed by biologists and developers to ensure the sustained, healthy growth of corals on the one hand while also allowing the full extent of nature’s unique variety of colours to be experienced.

Dr. Thomas Schwend, PhD in Biotechnology and researcher at BLV, will also give a presentation at the congress on “Designing an LED spectrum for coral reef tanks” and address the specific biological and technological challenges.

BLV is going to present its LED product range at booth 412.


About BLV Licht- und Vakuumtechnik GmbH

Since our foundation in 1968, BLV Licht- und Vakuumtechnik GmbH headquartered in Steinhöring near Munich has developed into a global player in lighting solutions. We have been a part of the USHIO Group for over 20 years now. With their high-technology special lamps, USHIO is the world market leader in industrial applications such as office automation and cinema projection. In doing so, the USHIO Group has an approx. global turnover of 1.5 billion Euro and employ around 5 700 employees.

BLV offers a wide range of both high quality lamps and complete lighting systems for special applications: plant growth, indoor greenery, aquaristics and sports facilities. The production facilities in Germany and Poland as well as the modern equipped research and development department at the company site guarantee the highest possible quality and flexibility at the same time.BLV offers the complete lighting spectrum from individual components such as HPS and MH lamps, ballast and luminaires to the various LED solutions. All from one source.