Aquarium Lighting Glossary >
Aquarium lighting has many purposes, from basic illumination, to color enhancing, to providing energy for photosynthesis. Here are the definitions to some commonly used terms, to help you better understand aquarium lighting.
Metal Halide Aquarium Lighting Basics >
Metal Halide lighting is high output lighting, that replicates natural sunlight. Metal Halide lighting is ideal for live plant and live coral reef marine aquariums.
Incandescent Aquarium Lighting Basics >
Incandescent lighting is used for basic lighting purposes, for decorative light, or as a heat source in small aquariums and reptile habitats.
LED Aquarium Lighting Basics >
LED lighting has become the most versitile form of lighting available for aquarium use, LED are available for any aquarium lighting application.
Fluorescent Aquarium Lighting Basics >
Fluorescent lighting is the most widely used type of aquarium lighting in use today. There are several types, and many colors, of Fluorescent lamps available, for most any aquarium lighting need.
Aquarium Lighting Charts >
We can help you find a lighting fixture to fit your needs! Take a look at our handy aquarium lighting charts to find the perfect aquarium lighting fixture for your tank.
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