Red Seas ReefLED® series is the result of years of research into the lighting needs of corals in artificial environments.
Uniquely designed with a light intensity and spectrum that is 100% utilized by the corals, ReefLED lights are 100% reef-safe & 100% REEF-SPEC®, providing optimal growth, vivid colors, and an elegant gentle shimmer throughout the aquarium.
The Red Sea reefled 50 is a high-quality LED lighting system designed for use in marine and reef aquariums. It is part of Red Sea's reefled series of lighting systems designed to provide optimal light levels and spectra for coral growth and coloration. Some key features of the Red Sea reefled 90 include:
A custom-engineered LED array that provides a full spectrum of light for coral growth and coloration
50 watts of power, suitable for small to medium-sized aquariums
Adjustable light spectrum and intensity via a wireless remote control
Multiple LED channels that can be controlled independently
Built-in timer and automatic sunrise/sunset simulation
Sleek and stylish design that blends seamlessly with any aquarium setup
REEF-SPEC® light output for optimal coral growth and coloration
Homogenous light with a gentle shimmer
Reef-safe dual-channel color setting plus dedicated moonlights
ReefBeat® app for easy set-up, operation, monitoring and notifications
Anti-glare recessed lens
ReefLED 50-safe PAR distribution
ReefLED is Reef-safe as it provides ideal PAR values throughout the aquarium, without hotspots or areas with insufficient light for coral growth. The PAR distribution map shows the actual PAR levels as they vary throughout the cross-section of the aquarium.
ReefLEDv 50 Programs | PAR vs. PUR
Using PAR measurements only to determine light quality or compatibility of a specific light unit for coral photobiology can be misleading. The PAR measurement was developed to measure the Photosynthetic Active Radiation of plants that is within the visible light region (400 -700 nm).
The Photosynthetic Utilized Radiation or PUR that is relevant for optimal Zooxanthellae photosynthesis is between 360- 480 nm which starts outside the range of visible light (measured by PAR meters) in the UV region and continues into the blue part of the visible light range.
Is hiring a professional necessary to set up a saltwater aquarium?
As a general rule, a larger custom aquarium might require installation by a professional. However, a kit from our online fish store is relatively affordable and beginner friendly. That means you should have no problem setting it up yourself.
Which saltwater aquarium fish should you choose when starting out?
Consider a yellow tang fish. This popular saltwater aquarium fish does a great job of coexisting with other types of fish you’ll find in our online fish store.
How does a saltwater aquarium differ from a freshwater one?
Saltwater aquariums require a bit more maintenance and monitoring than freshwater tanks. Different fish require different levels of salinity, pH tolerances, and temperature requirements. They also require specialized pumps, filters, and other equipment that can handle salt. We can guide you through everything you need to know to set up a healthy, thriving reef tank.
Do fish in a saltwater aquarium swim in a school?
That depends on the species. However, if it’s a fish that swims in a school in the wild, they’ll do the same in an aquarium. Some fish that swim in schools include the green and blue chromis, cardinalfish, and dartfish, for example. When ordering from an online fish store, make sure you do your research on how specific fish species behave to ensure they’ll school (or at least coexist) with your current fish.
Is the effort required to maintain a saltwater aquarium worth it?
Yes! Many aquarists dream of owning thriving saltwater aquariums. You have a tiny piece of the ocean in your home, featuring magical and exotic fish that can only survive in saltwater.
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