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Aqualite™ Metal Halide Lamps for Marine Aquariums and Reef Systems
USHIO Aqualite™ Metal Halide lamps feature the best combination of color balance, color rendering and photosynthetic light output for healthy marine aquarium and reef systems. USHIO BLV factory in Germany, collaborated with leading marine biologists to develop the first 10,000K Metal Halide lamps. USHIO has successfully set the benchmark of quality for over ten years.
The Aqualite 10,000K lamps have a high color temperature from a single point source which simulates the appearance of sunlight near the equator in ocean depths of approximately 5 meters. Aqualite 14,000K and 20,000K+ lamps simulate water color at deeper depths and with differing wavelength spikes. Coral fluorescence will be excited in some species under the enhanced blue spectrum of the 14,000K and 20,000K+ lamps. The superior spectral balance of the Aqualite lamps are ideal for lighting and environmental conditions for reef systems. This includes fish, corals, invertebrates, marine fauna and flora.