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The use of the right reflector with the right lamp can actually triple the amount of UV available to the animal. No longer are reflectors seen as a matter of choice or a retailer trying to load up a sale.

T5 AND T8 FLUORESCENT LAMP REFLECTORS

Double your output with our fluorescent lamp reflectors

When a fluorescent tube is ignited, light is given off evenly in every direction, much of which is directed upwards into the lid of the aquarium. If a reflector is mounted behind the tube, this stray light is not wasted, but redirected back to where it is required – the aquarium, so that the efficiency of the tube is maximised.

  • Reflector can be angled to direct the light into the aquarium or terrarium
  • Made from a sturdy aluminium design
  • Available in all lengths from 8W to the 58W
  • Optimised reflector models for T8 (1”) and T5 (5/8”) lamps

The Benefits of using reflectors

Fluorescent lamps are cylindrical in design, this means that light is produced all around the tube and down the length of the lamp. By using the correct reflector, you effectively capture all of the light that is produced from the top and the sides of the lamp. This could be as much as two-thirds of its total output. This light will otherwise be effectively wasted to reflection around the aquarium.

Code Watt Length Diameter
ALRS24 24W 22″/550mm T5 – 16mm
ALRS39 39W 34″/850mm T5 – 16mm
ALRS54 54W 46″/1150mm T5 – 16mm
ALRS80 80W 58″/1450mm T5 – 16mm
ALR08 8W 12″/300mm T5 – 16mm
ALR15 15W 18″/450mm T8 – 26mm
ALR18 18/20W 24″/600mm T8 – 26mm
ALR25 25W 30″/750mm T8 – 26mm
ALR30 54W 36″/900mm T8 – 26mm
ALR38 38W 42″/1050mm T8 – 26mm
ALR36 36/40W 48″/1200mm T8 – 26mm
ALR58 58W 60″/1500mm T8 – 26mm