A Comparison of the Lights We Carry

Here at Sevenports, we keep our main focus on planted aquariums and the products that make them possible.  One such product that can make or break a planted aquarium is the light fixture.  Lighting is such an integral part of your aquarium setup because it provides the means by which all plants produce the food […]


UP Aqua Air Pumps Introducing our newest air pumps from UP Aqua! They are small yet powerful and would make a great addition to your aquarium! The UPS High-Lift Air Pump can last up to 30 hours on a UPS backup battery in case your power goes out, avoiding lack of oxygen for your fish! […]

Let’s Talk Lighting

March 28, 2018 Let’s Talk Lighting by John Tullock Roughly 30 years ago, I wrote a series of articles for Freshwater and Marine Aquarium magazine entitled “Light In the Marine Aquarium.” The article had been prompted by the then-new idea of reef tanks, and the limited selection of appropriate lighting systems. The problem was simply […]

Update on Demo Tank

by John Tullock Back in December, 2017, I posted a photo of the demonstration tank I have set up to help explain how to grow aquatic plants. You can check it out here. To recap my maintenance protocol: Light on for 6 hours per day. Tank receives indirect sunlight. Fertilizer added daily, except on water […]