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Charts to determine which aquarium light is best for your tank:
LED Lights: Acan Lighting LED Lights: Aqua Medic Aquasunspot
The Acan Lighting Aquarium LED Reef Light Fixtures come in 12", 18", 24", 30", 36" & 48" lengths. They feature advanced controllers with intensity controls for the different LEDs and can be set for five different time stages. The 600 and 800 Series LED reef light fixtures can support SPS corals up to 18" and LPS corals in tanks up to 30". The 300 Series is only for LPS and soft corals.
The Aqua Medic Aquasunspot are used in standard light fittings using 12 V halogen lamps with a 2 pin socket. The Aquasunspots are a combination of 10K and blue LEDs and come in 3 watt, 7 watt and 12 watt versions.
LED Lights: AquaticLife .5 Watt SALE! LED Lights: AquaticLife 1 Watt SALE!
The AquaticLife Saltwater Expandable LED Lights come in 24", 36" and 48" lengths and have either all 460nm (actinic blue) LEDs or a combination of 460nm and 10K LEDs. These lights can be used as an accent or night light, or if linked together can be used as the primary lighting in a saltwater aquarium. The Freshwater version comes in 20", 24", 30" and 36" versions.
The AquaticLife Expandable 1 Watt Marine LED fixtures come with either two or three rows of 1 Watt white, blue & purple LEDS. These LEDs will support soft corals and live rock. Two AquaticLife Expandable fixtures can be linked together side-to-side.
LED Lights: AquaticLife 3 Watt / 3 Watt XS-UV LED Lights: AquaticLife Edge
This AquaticLife Expert Series Fixtures use High Output 3 Watt American-made Cree LEDs to produce a spectrum of light designed for growing coral. Easily adjust light to adapt to changing tank environment by programming up to three independent 24 hour light cycles.
The new AquaticLife Edge LED Sunrise + Sunset Functions enable the LEDs to be easily programmed to slowly turn on or off in 10 minute increments over a two-hour period of time, thereby creating a variety of different Sunrise and Sunset effects.
LED Lights: AquaTop Nano Type-R LED Lights: AquaTop SkyLED
The AquaTop Nano Type-R LED Light is a great choice for nano reef tanks. The 7.5 watt LED light clips onto the back of rimless tanks up to 1/4" thick.
The AquaTop SkyLEDs feature adjustable leg mounts, fanless operation for pin-drop silence, a protective splash guard and an extra long power cord for setup flexibility. There are versions for both reef aquariums and planted tanks.
LED Lights: Aqueon Modular SALE! LED Lights: Coralife
The AquaTop Nano Type-R LED Light is a great choice for nano reef tanks. The 7.5 watt LED light clips onto the back of rimless tanks up to 1/4" thick.
The Coralife Aqualight LED Fixture features a controller for programming a 24-hour lighting cycle that can include sunrise, mid-day, sunset, and moonlight. Settings include 10K, 14K & 20K and intensity can be set from 10% to 100%. This sets a new standard for control over color temperature and light intensity. At 303 watts this light is a appropriate for reef tanks up to 30 inches deep.
LED Lights: Current USA Orbit Marine SALE! LED Lights: Current USA Satellite Freshwater SALE!

The Current USA Orbit Marine LED Lighting Fixtures are programmable reef capable lights. The included Ramp Timer Pro controls two independent channels and can be used to program ramp up (sunrise), ramp down (sunset) and moonlight schedules. The weather simulation includes cloud cover & lighting storms.

Current USA Satellite Freshwater LED Lights have color temperature settings that bring favorites like cichlids, live bearers and tetras vivid life. These LEDs feature a wired remote controller that will control the white and blue LEDs independently. This controller will also put the light into night, cloud, dusk & storm modes.
LED Lights: Hamilton LED Lights: Hamilton Andaman Sun
Hamilton LED Strips come in 20" and 32" length tapes that have an adhesive back. These lights can easily be affixed to almost anything.
The Hamilton Technology Andaman Sun LED Lights come in 1W (Ultra Bright) and 3W (Extreme Bright) versions. These LED light bars can easily be retrofitted into an existing canopy. With 24" & 48" Blue & 20K LED light bars to choose from you can design your own lighting system. The Andaman Sun is similar to the Kona Sun, but it features an aluminum heat sink--making a canopy fan unnecessary.
LED Lights: Hamilton Kona Sun LED Lights: JBJ
The Hamilton Technology Kona Sun LED Lights come in 1W (Ultra Bright) and 3W (Extreme Bright) versions. These LED light bars can easily be retrofitted into an existing canopy. With 24", 36" & 48" Blue & 20K LED light bars to choose from you can design your own lighting system.
The JBJ Flipper light will flip up so the light is not in your way when you're accessing your aquarium.
LED Lights: JBJ Unibody & Pacifica SALE! LED Lights: Kessil Lighting SALE!
The JBJ Unibody 54 Watt Advanced LED Lighting System features blue and white LEDs that can be independently dimmed and is contained in a low profile aluminum housing

We highly recommend the Kessil A150W, A360WE, A360N & Kessil A350/A350W Dimmable Tuna Blue LED Fixtures. The Kessil lights are the premium compact, clamp-mounted LED reef aquarium lights on the market.

LED Lights: Marineland Accent Hidden LED Lights LED Lights: Marineland Aquatic Plant LED Lights SALE!
The Accent Hidden LED Lights are a great way to add additional blue or red accent lights to show off your aquatic plants, corals or amazing fish without adding clutter to the outside.
The Marineland Aquatic Plant LED Lights with Timers can be used as a main light source for freshwater aquatic plants.
LED Lights: Marineland Reef Capable SALE! LED Lights: Marineland Single & Double Bright SALE!
The Marineland Reef Capable LED Lighting Systems have the equivalent output of 2 lamp T5 HO lights and are appropriate for tanks with soft corals and live rock. This LED lighting system will save money in the long run because you will not have to replace bulbs every year. It also will save in electricity costs. We have both the original Reef Capable Lights and the new Reef Capable with Timer.
The Marineland LED Double Bright & Single Bright Lighting Systems feature blue and white LEDs in compete lighting fixtures than can be used as either a light for a fish only tank or a night light for a reef tank or planted tank.
LED Lights: R2 Solutions LED Lights: Reef Insane 2XTREME
The R2 Signature Series Moonlight strips are innovative new LED night lights for freshwater, saltwater and reef tanks. These strip lights come with ultra blue LEDs spaced at intervals of 2 inches to ensure a complete coverage of beautiful shimmering moonlight effect.
Reef Insane 2XTREME come in 12", 24", 36" & 48" length and the come in blue, white or blue/white combo color temperatures. The lights can be linked together using a single transformer.
LED Lights: Reef Insane Retro-Flex LED Lights: Reef Insane Retro-Mood
The Reef Insane Retro-Flex LED Lights are linkable LEDs with a flexible backing. They are an easy way to add retrofit LEDs for accent lighting or night lighting.
The Reef Insane Retro-Mood LED Lights are linkable LEDs with a flexible backing. They are an easy way to add retrofit LEDs for accent lighting or night lighting. Used with the Retro-Mood RGB Controller it will automatically change between a variety of colors using combinations of red, green and blue LEDs.
LED Lights: TrueLumen SALE! LED Lights: TrueLumen PadLight
The TrueLumen LEDs are perfect add-ons to aquarium lights. They come in two versions, the 10" LED Strips with four LEDs and the 2" LED Lunar Lights versions with three LEDs. Multiple can run off a single power supply with the 3-Way Splitter.
The new TrueLumen PadLight is a very low profile light (1/4" in height) that will keep your eyes focused on your fish and not your eyesore light fixture. Constructed of solid aluminum, its modern looking, sleek, and will look great on any aquarium with a glass top. It's designed to set directly on your glass top.
LED Lights: TrueLumen Pro Series LED Striplights SALE! LED Lights: Wave Point High Output SALE!
The TrueLumen Pro Series LED Striplights come in four lengths (12", 24", 36" & 48"), and in three color temperatures. Using multiple TrueLumen Pro Series LED Striplights you can support corals. The 60 Watt Power Supply is purchased separately and each Power Supply can support multiple Striplights.
The Wave Point LED High Output Light Strips can be used as a fixture using the included housing and mounting legs or as a retrofit using the included retrofit hardware. The marine version comes with a combination of Super Blue and 10,000K LEDs and the freshwater comes with 6,500K daylight LEDs.
LED Lights: WavePoint Micro Sun SALE! Parts: Kessil LED Aquarium Lights
WavePoint Micro Sun LED Clamp Lights comes in 3W and 6W versions and are perfect for nano fish only tanks.
We carry replacement power supplies for Kessil Aquarium LED Lights.
Parts: Marineland Reef Capable LED Lights Parts: Marineland Single & Double Bright LED Lights
We carry Transformers for the Marineland Reef Capable and Aquatic Plant LED Lights.
We carry leg sets and transformers for the Marineland Single & Double Bright LED Lights.