Included 10,000K and Actinic T-5 lamps ideal for saltwater and reef aquariums
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High output T5 fluorescent light fixture for marine aquariums
Energy-efficient high performance 24-hour aquarium illumination
Adjust directional Lunar Blue LEDs for aquarium accent lighting
Customize 24-hour reef aquarium lighting using less energy. Coralife Lunar Aqualight HO T5 Aquarium Light Fixture puts you in control of the latest energy-efficient technology to satisfy the unique lighting needs of your marine aquarium. High output T-5 fluorescent lamps, driven by an electronic ballast, deliver brilliant illumination while generating less heat and consuming less power than high intensity aquarium light fixtures. Three separate power cords allow independent timer control of included 10,000K, Actinic and LED lamps for custom 24-hour lighting.
Aqualight HO T-5 Aquarium Light Fixture optimizes performance with its highly-polished reflector to direct light into the aquarium for the most benefit with minimal wasted light. Built-in cooling fan provides powerful heat management by pulling cool air from one end and exhausting it through the other end. Directional Lunar Blue LEDs can be adjusted to provide moon glow accent lighting throughout your aquarium. Sleek, space-saving fixture boasts powder-coated aluminum housing. Aqualight fixture comes with a two-piece adjustable leg set and measures 6" x 2-1/4" high. For use over covered aquariums only.
Included 10,000°K Daylight lamp casts sparkling bright white rays and provides high lumen output to simulate the midday tropical sun. Included Actinic Blue Light promotes photosynthesis in corals and live plants while enhancing the beauty and vibrant colors of aquarium inhabitants.
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Fixture Setup and Installation Note: The fixture must be properly plugged into a grounded three-prong receptacle. If a grounded outlet is not available, provide grounding means.
Mounting Leg Installation
Place the fixture on a flat, non-abrasive surface.
Remove the Lens Retainers on both ends of the fixture by removing the screws using a crosshead screwdriver.
Slide the Mounting Leg Brackets into the Mounting Leg Tracks on the front and back of the fixture. One Mounting Bracket should be inserted on each end of the Lunar Aqualight so that the vertical cornered end of the bracket faces the outside of the light fixture.
Replace Lens Retainers on fixture and replace screws.
Slide Mounting Legs to each end of the fixture.
Place clear aquarium cover onto aquarium.
Lift and set the fixture on top of the covered aquarium. Position the Mounting legs so that they lay flush against the side of the aquarium.
Note: Make sure to set Lunar Aqualight fixture with installed Mounting Legs on top of clear aquarium cover so that the lamps provide maximum exposure of beneficial light to all aquarium inhabitants and plants.
Lunar Blue-Moon-Glow LED Connector
Locate Lunar-Blue-Moon-Glow LED Connector from fixture.
Attach Lunar-Blue-Moon-Glow LED Connector to Lunar-Blue-Moon-Glow LED Adaptor.
Important: Make sure that the Lamp Connector is fully seated into the Adaptor Connector.
Grounding and Operation
This appliance should be grounded to minimize the possibility of electrical shock. This appliance is equipped with an electrical cord with an equipment grounding conductor and a grounding-type plug. The plug must be plugged into an appropriately grounded outlet. This appliance is for use on a nominal 120-volt circuit and has grounding plug.
Startup Operation Safety: Make sure fixture with mounting legs is securely positioned on the covered aquarium.
Note: Make sure that all switches are in the OFF position before plugging into a power source.
Plug into grounded outlet or power source and turn switches to the ON position.
Verify that all lamps are lit and functioning properly.
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