Fluorescent aquarium lamps offer a variety of choices for fresh and salt water applications. The intense actinic blue is preferred for lighting salt water aquariums and to stimulate coral growth. Full Spectrum lamps bring out the beauty of color while providing nourishing UVB for plant growth.

Fluorescent aquarium lamps are often used in tandem, sunlight and actinic for example, to achieve a variety of purposes. Fluorescent lamp color temperatures range from 4400K to 10,000K.

Fresh and Saltwater Aquarium Lighting

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Philips Aquarium Fluorescents

Fish pictureThe Philips family of aquarium lamps offers all the choices for Fresh and Salt water applications. Each type of lamp is color coded and available in 14 Watt to 40 Watt ratings in 15 inch to 48 inch lengths. A convenient point of sale display is also available for the complete line of Philips aquarium fluorescents.

AquaSky

The yellow color coded AquaSky group combines Fresh water lighting with a full spectrum addition to best duplicate the natural light of sunlight, 6500 Kelvin with excellent color rendering of 92 CRI!

AquaRelle

The pink color coded AquaRelle group features high color rendering and very high color temperature of 10,000 Kelvin. AquaRelle lamps provide optimum lighting for Fresh and Salt water species with the added spectral power for aquarium plant growth.

AquaCoral

The blue color coded AquaCoral group features the intense, actinic blue preferred for lighting Salt water aquariums and coral growth. Users can select single lamps or combinations of lamps from the three families to create the desired lighting effect.
Product Code Description Kelvin CRI Per Case
40000-14036
40000-14037
40000-14038
40000-14039
40000-14041
14 Watt 15” AQUASKY
15 Watt 18” AQUASKY
20 Watt 24” AQUASKY
30 Watt 36” AQUASKY
40 Watt 48” AQUASKY
6,500 92 12
12
10
12
10
40000-14027
40000-16083
40000-14029
40000-16081
40000-14031
14 Watt 15” AQUARELLE
15 Watt 18” AQUARELLE
20 Watt 24” AQUARELLE
30 Watt 36” AQUARELLE
40 Watt 48” AQUARELLE
10,000 75 12
12
10
12
10
40000-16082
40000-14033
40000-16085
40000-14035
15 Watt 18” AQUACORAL
20 Watt 24” AQUACORAL
30 Watt 36” AQUACORAL
40 Watt 48” AQUACORAL
10,000 Actinic 12
10
12
10

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GE Fresh and Saltwater Fluorescent

Coral picture

Fresh & Saltwater 50/50

GE Fresh & Saltwater 50/50 lamps provide high light levels for growth of plants, coral, and marine invertebrates.

Saltwater Blue Actinic

Saltwater blue actinic simulates deep blue colors of marine water.

Full Spectrum UV Bulb

The GE Full Spectrum lamps have a color temperature of 5,000 degrees Kelvin.  Full spectrum lamps simulate visible daytime light for aquariums and terrariums.

Freshwater Grow Lite

Grow Lite enhances colors of freshwater fish, plants, and decorations.

Product Code Description Kelvin CRI Per Case
Fresh and Saltwater 50/50
40000-40903
40000-22910
40000-22911
40000-40904
40000-22914
40000-45851
14 Watt 15"
15 Watt 18”
20 Watt 24”
30 Watt 36”
40 Watt 48”
55 Watt Biaxial
9,325 67 6
Saltwater Blue Actinic
40000-22920
40000-22922
40000-41376
40000-22923
15 Watt 18”
20 Watt 24”
30 Watt 36”
40 Watt 48”
10,000 54 6
Full Spectrum UV Bulb
40000-41377
40000-22904
40000-22905
40000-41378
40000-22906
14 Watt 15"
15 Watt 18”
20 Watt 24”
30 Watt 36”
40 Watt 48”
5,000 90 6
Freshwater Grow Lite
40000-41373
40000-22907
40000-22908
40000-41374
40000-22909
14 Watt 15"
15 Watt 18”
20 Watt 24”
30 Watt 36”
40 Watt 48”
4,400 77 6

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Germicidal Lamps

Fish aren’t the only things that enjoy swimming in your aquarium or pond! Germicidal Lamps use ultraviolet radiation to kill or deactivate bacteria that may live in your aquarium or pond.

Product Code Description Per Case
40000-1180
40000-1190
40000-1200
40000-1210
40000-1220
40000-1230
40000-1232
40000-1234
40000-1239
G4T5
G6T5
G8T5
G15T5
G25T5
G30T8
PL-S 9W-TUV
PL-L 18 W-TUV
PL-L 36W/TUV
25
25
25
25
25
25
60
25
25

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T5 Aquarium Lamps

Found in many new aquariums, T5 lamps are 45.2 inches long and only 5/8” in diameter. The T5 "High Output" lamp has excellent color rendering that mimics sunlight and makes the aquarium water “glisten.”

Product Code Description Per Case
40000-400 F54T5/865/HO 40

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Vita-Lite® Fixtures and Lamps

Vita-Lite provides the sun-and-sky quality of natural outdoor light. Vita-Lite is the only patented fluorescent lamp that simulates the crisp, full color, and ultraviolet spectrum of natural outdoor light. It can brighten any environment by bringing outdoor light inside! Vita-Lite is excellent lighting for extreme detail tasks and is often used to regulate breeding cycles. Vita-Lite bulbs are provided with fixtures.

Product Code Description Per Case
11000-100
11000-300
40000-200
Desk Lamp With 2- 5,000k Bulbs
Floor Lamp With 1- 5,000k Bulb
Vital Lamp Fixture With Bulb
1
1
1
FML27/65K
F20T12/NL
Replacement Lamp Desk & Floor
Replacement Lamp Vita-lite Fixture
1
1

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