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This section features LED lights that are appropriate for reef tanks and planted tanks. These lights tend to be high end light with relatively high wattages and prices. We also carry lower wattage aquarium LED lights for fish only tanks, moonlights and accent lighting in the LED Aquarium Lighting section.
LED Reef Lights:
AquaticLife 1 Watt
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LED Reef Lights:
AquaticLife 3 Watt XS-UV
The AquaticLife Expandable 1 Watt Marine LED reef aquarium light 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.
The AquaticLife 3 Watt XS-UV Reef LED Light Fixtures feature American made 3 watt Cree LED’s to produce high PAR lighting, in the perfect spectrum for vigorous coral growth and color. This next generation fixture incorporate 400nm Violet and 420nm Actinic Blue LED’s that emit wavelengths close to the Ultraviolet spectrums, to more closely match what corals naturally receive from sunlight—helping the corals with photosynthesis.
LED Reef Lights:
AquaticLife 3 Watt
LED Reef 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 Reef Lights:
AquaTop Nano Type-R
LED Reef 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 Reef Lights:
Coralife Aqualight
LED Reef Lights:
Current USA Orbit Marine
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The Coralife Aqualight LED Light 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%. At 303 watts this light is a appropriate for reef tanks up to 30 inches deep.

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.

LED Reef Lights:
Hamilton Andaman Sun
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LED Reef Lights:
Hamilton Kona Sun
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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.
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.
LED Reef Lights:
JBJ Unibody & Pacifica
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LED Reef Lights:
Kessil A150W, A350, A360N & A360WE
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The JBJ Unibody 54 Watt Advanced LED Aquarium 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 150W & Kessil 350/360N/360WE Dimmable Tuna Blue Aquarium LED Light Fixtures. The Kessil lights are the premium compact, clamp-mounted LED reef aquarium lights on the market.

LED Reef Lights:
Marineland Aquatic Plant SALE!!
LED Reef Lights:
Marineland Reef Capable SALE!!
The Marineland Aquatic Plant LED Lights with Timers can be used as a main light source for freshwater aquatic plants.
The Marineland Reef Capable LED Aquarium Lighting Systems have the equivalent output of 2 lamp T5 HO lights and are appropriate for tanks with soft corals and live rock.
LED Reef Lights:
Marineland Reef LED Strip Lights
LED Reef Lights:
Maxspect Celestial
The Marineland Reef LED Strip Lights have the equivalent output of 2 lamp T5 HO lights and are appropriate for shallow tanks with soft corals and live rock. They include a built-in timer.
The Maxspect Celestial is a new controllable LED spotlight with a set of attractive features. This 35-watt spotlight is fully controllable by an intuitive built-in controller. It makes for a perfect option for illuminating pico and nano aquariums up to a 14in cube.  The Celestial Spotlight utilizes the latest LED multi-chip technology with its Cree EZ1000 core chip. Available in Full Spectrum, Algae Growing and Blue Actinic versions.
LED Reef Lights:
Maxspect R420R
LED Reef Lights:
Reef Insane 2XTREME
Built with a slim and low profile body, the Maxspect R420R LED Lighting Systems are designed to seamlessly merge into your living area with elegance. The R420R comes with both pendant mount hanging kit as well as tank-top mounting frame, whichever suits you better. Available in 10.5", 20.5", 27" & 43.5" lengths and 8000K, 10000K & 16000K color temps. Includes built-in 2 channel controller.
The Reef Insane 2XTREME LED lights come in 12", 24", 36" & 48" lengths and they come in blue, white or blue/white combo color temperatures. These LED reef lights can be linked together using a single transformer.
LED Reef Lights:
TrueLumen Pro Series LED Striplights SALE!!
LED Reef Lights:
Wave Point High Output
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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 Reef Lights:
WavePoint Micro Sun High Output SALE!!
Parts:
Aqua Illumination Vega/Sol
The WavePoint Micro Sun High Output Clamp Lights come in three colors: Super Blue, 50/50, Daylight. They come in as either a 6" 8-Watt light 12" 16-Watt light. These lights are a good choice for small nano tanks with soft corals.


Parts:
Kessil LED Aquarium Lights
Parts:
Marineland Reef Capable LED Lights
We carry replacement power supplies for Kessil Aquarium LED Lights.
We carry Transformers for the Marineland Reef Capable and Aquatic Plant LED Lights.
Parts:
Maxspect LED Lights
We carry replacement Power Supplies, Mounting Kits and Suspension Kits for Maxspect R420R LED Lighting Systems.
LED REEF & PLANTED TANK LIGHTING GENERAL INFO
We carry a variety of LED reef aquarium lights (as well as many lights that combine T5, compact fluorescent and metal halide bulbs with LEDs in a single fixture).

For reef tanks we carry the Kessil, Current USA Orbit Marine, JBJ Unibody, Coralife Aqualight, AquaticLife Expandable 1 Watt Marine, AquaticLife 3 Watt, Hamilton Andaman Sun, Hamilton Kona Sun, Maxspect Celestial, Maxspect R420R, Reef Insane 2XTREME, TrueLumen Pro, AquaTop SkyLED and the Marineland Reef Capable can support corals.

For planted tanks we have the Marineland Aquatic Plant LED Light, Kessil Amazon Sun (6,700K) A150W and the AquaTop SkyLED Aquarium Light For Planted Tanks.

For fish only tanks, moonlights and accent lights please visit the LED Aquarium Lighting section.

LED reef lighting fixtures can be a great investment. Although the up front cost may be high, the lights will save you money in the long run because:
  1. You will not need to replace the bulbs
  2. These LED fixtures produce much less heat than T5, compact fluorescent and metal halide fixtures. You may still need a chiller with LEDs if the room your aquarium is in is hot, but the LEDs will add very little heat and will not be the reason you need a chiller.
  3. LEDs use much less electricity than T5, compact fluorescent and metal halide fixtures. The Kessil A150W lights only use 20% as much electricity as a metal halide with the same output.
Each of these LED reef lighting fixtures are very unique. Some are fixtures that run the length of the tank and have mounting legs, much like the populat T5 & compact fluorescent lights. Some fixtures have built in timers. Some fixtures mount to the back of the tank or can easily be hung from the ceiling or from the underside of a canopy. Some of these reef LED lights have sophisticated timers. Below is a chart that shows the styles and lengths available from each manufacturer.


Style Lengths Timer/Controller
AquaticLife 1 Watt LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Fixture
24", 36", 48" No
AquaticLife Edge
  • High end, high wattage fish-only tank light
  • Fixture
24", 36", 48" Yes, sunrise and sunset functions and independent control
AquaticLife 3 Watt XS-UV LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Fixture/Pendant
34" Yes
AquaTop SkyLED
  • Versions for both reef and planted tanks
  • Fixture
24", 36", 48" No
Coralife Aqualight LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Fixture
48"
Yes
Current USA Orbit Marine LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Fixture
18", 24",36",48"
Yes
Hamilton Andaman Sun LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Canopy Retrofit
24" & 48" No
Hamilton Kona Sun LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Canopy Retrofit
24", 36" & 48" No
JBJ Unibody LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Clamp-on Back
NA No
Kessil A150W, A350, A360N & A360WE LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks, Amazon Sun for planted tanks
  • Clamp-on Back using Gooseneck (purchased separately). Can be easily hung or retrofitted into a canopy.
NA Purchased separately for the A360N & A360WE
Marineland Aquatic Plant Tank Lights
  • For planted tanks
  • Fixture
18", 24", 36", 48" Newer version has timer
Marineland Reef Capable LED Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Fixture
18", 24", 36", 48" Yes
Maxspect Celestial
  • For reef tanks
  • Clamp-on Back
NA Yes
Maxspect R420R
  • For reef tanks
  • Clamp-on Back (10.5")
  • Fixture (all others)
10.5", 20.5, 27", 43.5" Yes
Reef Insane 2XTREME LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Thin light bar. Multiples can be daisy-chained using a single power supply. Easy to retrofit into a canopy.
12", 24", 36", 48"
Purchased separately
TrueLumen Pro LED Reef Lights

  • For reef tanks
  • Thin light bar. Multiples can be daisy-chained using a single power supply. Easy to retrofit into a canopy.
12", 24", 36", 48"
No, but you can purchase with a dimmer
WavePoint Micro Sun High Output LED Reef Lights
  • For reef tanks
  • Clamp-on Back
6" & 12"
No
WavePoint High Output LED Reef Fixtures
  • For reef tanks
  • Fixture
24", 36", 48" No