Great for reef aquariums as well as freshwater planted aquariums
High-tech reflector design intensifies brilliant metal halide HQI lighting. Hamilton Technology Cayman Sun HQI System brings out the beauty of aquarium inhabitants with the dazzling intensity of natural sunlight. German-engineered reflector features a polished, mirror finish enhanced by an innovative, multi-faceted design. This advanced reflector delivers vital light energy to the lower depths of your aquarium to support photosynthesis and coral health.
Cayman Sun HQI System delivers powerful illumination and features a 12 ft lamp cord with signature Hamilton 3-prong male quick disconnect for easy installation to the included remote magnetic HQI ballast. 250W model measures 12" x 12"x 5" high. 14K Metal halide HQI double-ended (DE) lamp included.
Handle bulb by socket ends only, DO NOT touch bulb.
Lamp Installation Tips
Safety Notes: This lighting unit is a hanging fixture. DO NOT place directly on top of aquarium. DO NOT touch bulb with bare hands. DO NOT install bulb with internal exhaust tip toward the floor. DO NOT operate bulb without UV glass in place.
The lamp should be used only in fixture designed for it.
Use protective gloves or a soft cloth.
Fingerprints should be wiped off lamp with a soft, clean cloth soaked with alcohol.
Do not ignite the lamp if it is broken.
Proper care and placement must be taken to make sure the ceramic tips do not break.
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