Lighting for aquariums is a straightforward business, right? Well, not exactly. All-purpose bulbs can usually suit most aquarium environments but saltwater aquariums, particularly reef aquariums, have special lighting needs. Lighting can be useful to marine animals, such as corals and other invertebrates to regulate their growth and even help them in their digestion. Fish activity and even their tendency to spawn can be affected by aquarium lighting.
Lighting also affects the ability of aquarium plants to thrive in their environment. Actinic bulbs, which have a distinct blue color, are a favorite among reef aquarium owners because they help in the growth marine animals
. If you`re looking for a reliable brand of lighting equipment for your saltwater aquarium, you cannot go wrong with UVL 22 Inch T5 V-HO Super Actinic Bulb 420nm Pet Store
. It has 100 percent blue spectrum and a 180 degree internal reflector, which makes sure that the bulb has up to 40 percent more output than other actinic bulbs. The bulb is one of the most popular brands among aquarium owners. Make sure that the variety of living things in your aquarium get all the help for their health that they can get. For your saltwater aquarium lighting needs, look for UVL 22 Inch T5 V-HO Super Actinic Bulb 420nm.
Length (including pins): 22 1/4”
Available Colors:Aqua Sun (10,000K):
- Length (including pins): 22 1/4”
- 100% Blue spectrum, peaks at 420nm
- Best used for reef applications
- Blue chlorophyll absorption utilized in natural photosynthesis
- Useful life: 4500 hours.
Best used for fresh & saltwater tanks adding vital photosynthesis. Unique blend of tri-band phosphors & high color rendering. Actinic White (12,000K):
50% actinic 03 blue phosphors and 50% white spectrum (tri-band). Great for corals, live rock and related marine life. 75.25 (14,000K):
75% actinic 03 & 25% tri-band phosphors. Best used for saltwater tanks with live coral applications. Super Actinic (420nm):
100% blue spectrum, peaks at 420nm. Best used for reef applications and coral health. 454:
85% tri-band Blue & 15% 420nm Nichia phosphor. Undeniably blue which adds depth to any aquariums, makes more vibrant colors appear. Red Sun (633nm):
Perfect supplemental addition for enhancing reds, yellows and orange colors.
All fluorescent bulbs have a 30-day warranty. Because fluorescent light bulbs are extremely fragile, they require special handling and packaging for safe transport. The special packaging we use for fluorescent bulbs accommodates multiple bulbs so the more you buy, the more you save.
|Bulb Handling Fees are Based on Order Quantity|
|Bulb Length ||Less than 4 ||4 or More ||6 or More |
|~24 Inch ||$10 ||No Handling Fee ||No Handling Fee |
|~36 Inch ||$15 ||No Handling Fee ||No Handling Fee |
|~48-60 Inch ||$20 ||$20 ||No Handling Fee |
|~72 Inch ||$25 ||$25 ||No Handling Fee |