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Marineland Aquatic Plant LED Light with Timer
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- Provides full spectrum light for aquatic plant growth with 1 watt 6500K white and 3 watt RGB LEDs
- Integrated Timer controls daytime and lunar settings
- Specially Designed polycarbonate lens to maximize light penetration within the aquarium
- Slim profile
- Flexible mounting options to fit a variety of aquarium sizes
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The Aquatic Plant LED: We Made the Sun Obsolete
The Aquatic Plant LED Lighting System is a must have for the aquatic plant hobbyist. The slim lighting system will provide your plants with the perfect amount of warm light, and is appealing to the eye with its contemporary look. Because it comes in four different sizes, this lighting system is perfect for small tanks, large tanks, and anywhere in between. The LEDs will provide efficient lighting which allows your aquatic plants to thrive in their underwater environment. The Aquatic Plant LED Lighting System also features our integrated timer, which gives you full control of the light, and our newly-designed dispersion lens which allows for perfect blending of the light. Finally your aquatic plants have the light they have been waiting for, in a modern, streamlined design.
Enjoy the LED Lighting Experience with the New Integrated Timer!
By consumer request, Marineland introduces the Aquatic Plant LED Lighting System. The new integrated timer is an essential feature to this lighting system; your plants need the timer to power them with the perfect amount of illumination throughout the whole day, especially when you’re not home. It gives the user ultimate control of the light, ensuring your plants get the right amount of light at the right time. The integrated timer allows you to control when the RGB and 6500K LEDs turn on and off. You can also turn each on or off with a single button. Now you’ll never have to worry about your plants when you’re away from them!
Come See the Shimmer, You’ll Never Look at Your Aquarium the Same Way Ever Again
The Aquatic Plant LED Lighting System introduces its new dispersion lens which guarantees a dynamic, new blending of light for your plants. The Aquatic Plant LED comes equipped with 3 watt RGB LEDs that provide 460nm blue which encourages “fullness”, 660nm red which encourages “reaching”, and green which accents the natural beauty of your aquatic plants. The dispersion lens makes sure these are all properly blended so your plants receive an adequate and fulfilling amount of light. The energy efficient 1 watt 6,500K LEDs provides your plants with the correct light energy for photosynthesis, assuring your plants proper growth. The 6,500K LEDs also feature a polycarbonate lens that adds a natural shimmer effect.
The Right Size Light for your Aquarium
Sizes range from 18 to 60 inches in length and provide the perfect start to accurately fitting for your aquarium. After selecting the model that’s best for you, adjust the mounting legs for a secure fit.
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Size: 48 to 60-Inch
Top Customer Reviews
First, the actual unit measures 22 3/4" - but you'd have to allow for 24" of width for the power cord coming out of the side. You can use the wire brackets on either end (that extend to 36" wide) to sit on the side of the tank, or they work just as well as stands to sit on a glass canopy. The wire stands also pull completely out if you like. The width left a few inches on either side on my 30" wide 29gal - but I think the light coverage to the sides of the tank is pretty good.
The unit does get pretty warm... I can't hold it for too long before I have to sit it down when I'm taking it off my tank for something. The whole unit is built like a heat sink.
I love, love, love the timer! It comes set from the factory;
9am: blue lights
10am: all lights (white & RGB)
8pm: blue only
10pm: all off
All you have to do is set the time of day. And it's surprisingly simple to change any of the timing settings, even though there's only 2 buttons. If you turn on the blue or white lights and override the timer, you won't effect the timer's cycle - it'll keep on trucking.
The Red/Green/Blue LEDs (middle row, every other light) have diffuser lenses on them, and that is pretty effective at spreading the light from those LEDs around the tank. The RGB lights make a real difference in bringing out the colors in the fish and plants - things look more interesting! The rest of the regular white LEDs are relatively focused, which gives that awesome shimmer effect that mimics daylight.
I was wondering how the brightness and color was going to compare to what I had.Read more ›
The timer is also a nice feature. I particularly like that it allows the white lights to be on a different schedule from the RGB (blue) lights.
One point of note: if you get this light, you'll need to inject CO2 and nutrients or algae will become a significant problem as there is a lot of light coming out of this fixture.
I put this on my 60G freshwater planted of course (18 inch height). Because the tank is newly setup, I couldnt tell you if the plants love it more than CFL/T5 or whatever else lighting.
I have had this for 2 weeks now, and none of the plants showed any deficiency with lighting. I have Java Fern, Anubias, Water Sprite, Wisteria, Bacopas and Jungle Vals in the tank. I know none of these plants required a lot of light, and 2 weeks is too soon to say much, but i do see new growths on all of the plants except the anubias which is a very slow growing plant anyways.
This unit sits flush on top of my glass cover and is inside of my canopy with open back. It is on 8 hours full white light and then 2 more hours of lunar blue light. The unit becomes pretty hot after a couple of hours with white lights mode. Maybe my canopy isnt ventilated enough, but I will raise it up some so it is not right on the glass which will also reduce the spot light effect.
EDIT: less than 2 years later, this light no longer functions as expected. The light will still come on when plugged in, but the white and blue buttons no longer work. This means that I can no longer set the timer on when the light comes on and goes off. I now have it plugged into a separate timer, but the light follows its pre-programmed schedule which is not what I want. I believe the pre-programmed light turns off at 10pm, but the timer starts at 3pm, so I can have a maximum of 7 hours of this light for my plants daily unless I want to manually plug and unplug this unit of course. Some of you may think that is a bit harsh to lower the rating from 5 stars all the way to 1.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
My only complaint is that after a power outage that all of the programmed settings are lost.... takes 5 minutes to set back up.Published 21 days ago by Storm Beck
Great light but it gives off a lot of heat. It gets so hot it's even hard to touch it. It can burn you.Published 1 month ago by hardeep singh
I bought a 48" light about 12 months ago for my new 90G tank. The tank is 24" deep and 18" wide so as soon as I set it up, It was obvious I needed another. Read morePublished 2 months ago by YB
Pros- Built in adjustable timer. Selectable white and blue lights. Adjustable brackets. Low profile.
Cons- Gets very hot with white lights on. Read more
excellent quality and very bright. Using for a 65Gallon tank 24 inch high and 36 high.Published 3 months ago by J. Gorecki
I have a 75g standard height aquarium heavily planted with nearly every freshwater plant that doesn't require co2 , all seem happy after about 7 months with this light using the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by ric wasden
I love the product. It serves as a great conversation piece once the moon light setting turns on. The daytime setting is just as nice. Read morePublished 4 months ago by William Cates