Product: Aqua Medic 88730 Aqualine T5 Plant Grow 24Watt
T5 fluorescent tubes are only 16 mm diameter and have many advantages in aquarium usage when compared with the more usual 26 mm (1") diameter T8 tubes. In the HO version they have a higher light output per unit length than T8 tubes and, if the correct electronic ballasts are used, a higher ratio of light output per watt of energy consumed. This increased efficiency, combined with the new range of phosphors used to create the colours offered, makes T5 the preferred fluorescent lamp for all modern aquariums.
These top quality lamps are manufactured in Germany and are available in 24, 39, 54 and 80 watt HO ratings in all colours.
Aqualine T5 Plant Grow is a growth lamp for plants in fresh water aquariums. The lamp accentuates the red and blue parts of the spectrum and comes close to the absorption spectrum of water plants.
These wave lengths stimulate photosynthesis and so create excellent condition for luxuriant plant growth. In addition the colours become more vibrant in any fish with red pigmentation (e.g. Cardinal tetra). Combined with aqualine T5 Reef White 10K, Plant Grow gives the aquarium a brilliant natural appearance.