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Coralife Aqualight Compact Power Strip
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Product Description:
Coralife Aqualight Compact Power StripThe 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.
Product Specifications:
Sleek aluminum housing with:
-Built-in ballast
-Highly polished reflector
-Acrylic lense cover
-On/off switch
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.
User Ratings: (22 reviews)
Overall: 9.10
Value/Cost: 8.95
Effectiveness: 8.95
Quality: 8.95
Ease of use: 9.55
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Rainbowman has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.5/10 April 19, 2004
"Beautiful light"
A much sleeker (better looking) design than most power compacts, very easy to fit into canopies and to turn on and off. I use a 50/50 (saltwater) bulb for my freshwater rainbows and they now glow as they never have before. The price is also outstanding.
Michael_S. has used this product for 0-1 Month.
Overall Rating: 8.75/10 January 20, 2004
"Great looking light"
This light produces a very nice light, and looks good above the tank. The legs are just a bit flimsy, but hold the light well.
wetworx101 has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 7.5/10 December 5, 2003
"Almost the best..."
Remember the first coralife power compact fixtures? They were recalled. These fixtures are much better. They are a good bang for the buck, but not quite the best in class (still gotta go with CSL on that one). They use cheaper ballasts. Side by Side they put out less light, and more heat than CSLs. They dont maintain the color of the bulbs as well either. Now, I know bulbs often change a little when breaking in, but not as much as these do. The 96 watt quads start out very nice white/blue, and shift to more yellow/green within the first month. That much is not good. The only other flaw is the fans. They are small, and often get noisy quickly. Bigger fans are often quieter because they dont have to go as fast. For a little more, the CSL moonlights or smartlamps are a best in class buy...but hey, I bought one, and a few of my friends use them as well...no regrets. Check hellolights for better prices, and ebay for the best prices.
leakyreef has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.5/10 August 11, 2003
This system is a great value. It has excellent fit and finish. Very sleek and high tech look. I have a four bulb unit for a planted tank and adequate lighting is no longer a problem. Coralife now has a freshwater unit with 6500k bulbs. I like the separate on off toggle switches and power sources for the front and rear banks of lights which allows separte timers for each. The only grump I have is the separately purchased leg mounts a bit flimsy and cheap.
Agent Smith has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.75/10 August 1, 2003
"great for any tank!"
i use a 24" 72 watt strip on my 29 gallon tank and it has transformed it! as jb said, the stribs color temps are desinged for salt watter (10,000k and actinic) but you can switch them out for fw if you desire. coralife has also intruduced a fw version w/ 6700k tub(s). my only compaint is that the casing gets hot and the cords are @ a inconvianiant local!
has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 10/10
"easily the most cost efective cf strip on the market!"
a great light for any tank! very cheap (esspecialy if you buy on the net, very bright, and very well built. the bulb temps are designed for salt water, it works great for planted tanks as well. the actinc was a tad to blue, so i switched it out for a 50/50.
fishman9168 has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.75/10
"My new favorite!"
I purchased two of these 36" lights for my 125g african tank to replace my NO lighting. It made a huge difference in the tank and my fishes colors stand out all the time now instead of just when they are under the NO lights. My only complaint about these lights is the cord placement. It comes out the end of the strip as opposed to the back and that makes it kind of tricky to fit them under the canopy correctly. More cost effective than other pc light strips, I will definitely put these on all my future tanks.
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