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Enhance the appearance of your aquatic habitat with custom lighting. The Aqueon Modular LED Aquarium Lamp helps your aquarium shine by providing bright, powerful lighting that will bring out its true beauty. The LED aquarium light is available in Day White and Colormax spectral options and is designed to fit into your existing Aqueon Modular LED Aquarium Lighting System. The Day White aquarium LED lights allow you to increase the brightness in your tank so you can see all the activity of your underwater pets. Choose the Colormax LED aquarium light to soften the color within the tank and to highlight the natural colors of your tropical fish and live plants. You can even combine the two for a truly customized look in your aquarium. No matter which Aqueon Modular LED Aquarium Lamp option you choose, you won’t be disappointed. Both lighting options will bathe your aquarium in a natural, inviting light that will turn your aquarium into a visual showpiece. You will get a lot of satisfaction watching your fish and other underwater pets play beneath the clear aquarium LED lights. You may also gain a lot of satisfaction by helping the environment. The Aqueon Modular LED Aquarium Lamp uses up to 70% less energy than T8 fluorescent lamps. These aquarium LED lights do not contain any mercury, which is harmful to the environment. This lamp is also easy to install. Just snap it into place in your Aqueon Modular LED Aquarium Lighting System and watch your aquarium light up. Whether you are looking to replace a bulb, enhance the brightness of your aquarium or simply change the warmth of your LED aquarium light, this lamp will truly enrich your aquarium’s visual appeal.
Aqueon LED aquarium lamps maintain brightness and color over time while using 70% less energy than T8 fluorescent lamps. Each LED
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The SHO (Super High Output) is a new power compact for planted and reef aquariums as well as hydroponics – because of their full spectrum light output. These lamps work in conjunction with reflectors to maximize the efficiency. The bulbs go for $30 each, and the installation is a . But, the health of the fish, plants, and coral make it worth the cost and trouble. Aqueon LED aquarium lamps maintain brightness and color over time while using 70% less energy than T8 fluorescent lamps. Each LED
Photo provided by FlickrAqueon LED aquarium lamps maintain brightness and color over time while using 70% less energy than T8 fluorescent lamps. Each LED
Photo provided by FlickrAqueon LED aquarium lamps maintain brightness and color over time while using 70% less energy than T8 fluorescent lamps. Each LED
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Fish rely on a regular day/night cycle for optimum health, however brightness is less important and too much light can cause algae growth. Live plants, on the other hand, need strong light (which is different than brightness level) and a broader spectrum for photosynthesis. Certain fluorescent lamps and LED bars can enhance the colors in fish and the overall appearance of your aquarium.
Saltwater reef tanks with corals, clams and other light needing organisms will need the high output, very high output Fluorescent or metal halide lamps. Certain corals, anemones and clams require very intense lighting levels that can only be provided with T5-HO, VHO and metal halide light sources. A general rule of thumb for reef tanks is between 4 and 10 watts per aquarium gallon. Many reefers have lighting systems incorporating metal halides and VHO Fluorescent tubes. Research the species you want to keep because light requirements can vary. Because of the amount of heat these light units can produce, you may need to get an aquarium chiller to keep your tank water temperature in an acceptable range. The expense of lighting a reef tank may be just as high or higher than the cost of the live rock or even the price of all the other equipment combined.Incandescent lighting is still used in some aquariums, but more economical and visually pleasing options like fluorescent and LED are the norm. Fluorescent lighting is cooler, brighter and uses less electricity than incandescent. It is a common type of aquarium lighting, although LED is surpassing it in popularity. For peak performance, replace incandescent and fluorescent lamps annually. LED lights are the most economical and energy efficient and offer a wider range of lighting options.Metal halide bulbs are much smaller than compact florescent lamps, so light comes from a single point rather than the entire length and surface of a tube. This has two important consequences: one aesthetic and one practical. The aesthetic benefit is that because the light is emitted as a point source, stark shadows are cast, and in an aquarium, there is the effect of glittery, rippled lines. Fluorescents have much more diffused lighting, with very soft shadows and no glitter-line effect in the water.