Aquarium Lighting


Aquarium Fish Tank Lighting

How to choose the best light for your fish tank?

Choosing the right aquarium light can be very confusing. Here are a few factors to consider when choosing your aquarium light:

1. Purpose - Marine, Planted Tank or just as illumination for fish only tank. Running too much light can lead to excessive algae growth so for a Fish Only tank, you should choose to run low powered lights such as Chihiros A Series, Aqua One, Aquael Leddy Series. Ecotech Marine Radion, Aqua Illumination Prime and Hydra, Kessil, Reef Factory Reef Flare, Orphek and Illumagic are really good for a marine tank. Chihiros and Aquael Leddy are perfect for planted tank.

2. Aquarium Depth & Width - The power capability and spread of each light are different. Generally, a 45cm deep can run with Low Powered LED while 60cm - 75cm deep tanks needs the High Powered LED.

3. Functions - some lights can be programmed and can be customised to suit your need.

4. Connectivity - some LED has a Wifi (Reef Factory, Red Sea and Orphek) or Blue Tooth (Illumagic, Ecotech Marine, Aqua Illumination and Chihiros) functions and can be controlled remotely.

If you need further help with the selection, feel free to send us a message below.

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