Lighting is one of the most understated pieces of equipment in an aquarium system
. While it is easy to see the importance of a filter, pump, fish food, and of course the fish and plants, they all come together to create a distinct and positive experience when there is effective and adequate lighting for the aquarium system. Simply put, proper lighting brings your aquarium to life.
It highlights the color and the vibrancy of your aquarium and actually delivers on the promises aquariums hold. Good lighting truly delivers on your expectations of what the benefits an aquarium should give. However, not all lighting is the same. There are some bright lighting that if you keep fish that are seasonal and requires certain seasonal lighting or if you keep plants, just regular light might not work for them. They require a certain light frequency that mimics natural light. Plants need this for photosynthesis. Some fish need this for annual reproductive or life cycles.
Regardless of the specific need, you might need to look at light that has a certain wavelength and configuration. The 65W Blue 460NM/10000K (10K) White (50/50) Power Compact Bulb from Pet Store
fulfills this need. It is very economical because it is just a bulb and you do not have to buy the whole fixture. It has a square pin that fits the fixture. You just put this unit on and you are in business. Not only does your aquarium look good, but also your plants and your fish get the proper light that they need.
65W 7100k (460nm) blue/10000k White 50/50 Powercompact Bulb
Half 7100k (460nm) blue and half 10000k daylight white bulb with a square pin configuration.
Approx. bulb dimensions: 21.25" x 1.75" x 1"
**Variations of this product can be found in many online stores. The version we carry is of the highest quality. Although this item is eligible for price matching under our Low Price Guarantee, please be certain the product you want to price match is the same make and model.