The Aqualight is the complete line of compact fluorescent lighting units for your saltwater, reef or freshwater aquariums. The Aqualight is a sleek and streamlined fixture, designed to enhance and complement your aquarium. The compact and low profile style is equipped with a modern aluminum housing and a highly-polished reflector for optimal lighting. It also includes a protective acrylic lens cover and Coralife compact fluorescent lamps.
Sleek aluminum housing with:
-Highly polished reflector
-Acrylic lense cover
Single Linear Strip Light units have Coralife 50/50 lamps (one half of the tube is 10,000K and the other half is Actinic). Dual strip light units come with half the lamps Coralife 10,000K and half the lamps Coralife Actinic lamps.
Dual Linear Strip Lights comes with two fans (except the 2X36W 24", which comes without any fans). Single Linear Strip Lights do not have fans.
partsrep has used this product for 3 Years or More.
Overall Rating: 9.75/10
March 22, 2013
I've owned a Coralife Aqualight Compact Flourescent for many years. The only issue I had was some corroded terminals that caused a bad connection. I was able to scrape the terminals clean and installed a new bulb with dielectric grease on the terminals. Still going strong.
Bought two 20" single bulb units on sale from big al's. One grow bulb on planted tank, 50/50 on cichlid tank. They work great and look nice enough to not need a hood, but pc bulbs lost their power in under a year.
I have three of these lights. The seemed nice and of high quality when I got them. I was "upgrading" (1 used, 2 new) All three now have bad ballasts. The first, and most expensive- 2x65w with LED had a failure within 2 weeks on one bulb ballast (other side is fine--yes I have tested). Now all 3 of my Coralife fixtures are not working. Odd that I also have 2 other dirt cheap (non-Coralife) fixtures that have worked fine for years. So much for upgrading...
Though I have only ever owned these and a Current satellite fixture, I will still chime in with my opinion. So far these have proven reliable and easy to use. And they have a sleek look to them. I'm satisfied and will happily purchase more as needed.
great light to use over the conventional lighting units that come with systems. for about $60, it is a huge improvemet over the standard single fixtures sold with tanks. The only issue i have is the slide out rails to setup on the tank. It seems flimsy and I would much prefer if they made a lighting stand to support the low end models much like the full size larger lighting fixtures.
skiltrip has used this product for 3 Years or More.
Overall Rating: 9.5/10
September 20, 2006
"I love this light"
I built a custom hood for this fixture. I have the 24" fixture with dual 6700k 65watt lamps. total of 130 watts. for those concerned about the cost of replacement bulbs, look on ebay. you can get 6500k 55watt bulbs for like under 15 bucks, shipping including. i've gotten them, and they are very nice. the dual is awesome cause you can mix and match different bulbs to achieve the effects you want. thumbs up. i'll definitely consider getting more for when i upgrade to a 6 foot tank (hopefully soon!)
This thing does the trick. The light output is amazing and the construction top notch.
Had a severe problem the first time I attempted to remove the lights. The female connections all broke off due to some kind of corrosion. I called Coralife and within three minutes they sent me new ones free of charge. The new female inputs work great.
After that kind of customer service, how can I complain?
I got a 48" 2x65W PC and really light up my tank and fish. One negative comment is that I cannot flip open my glass top while the lighting fixture mounted on top. I have to move the fixture a bit to open the lid. Overall, great light!
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