Best Led Lighting Sets For Reef Tanks

The importance of lighting in a reef aquarium cannot be overstated. The best LED lighting will provide your residents the light they need to grow and thrive.

To assist you in selecting the best LED lighting for your reef tank, we’ve researched the factors to consider before making a purchase. Then, for your convenience, we’ve reviewed some of the top LED light fixtures.

Best Led Lighting Sets For Reef Tanks

-$9.59 SALE OFFBestseller No. 1
Current USA Orbit Marine LED Light, 18'-24' | With LOOP IR Controller for Wireless Lighting & Wave Pump Control, Model Number: 4100
2,401 Reviews on Amazon
Current USA Orbit Marine LED Light, 18"-24" | With LOOP IR Controller for Wireless Lighting & Wave Pump Control, Model Number: 4100
  • BRIGHTER, MORE COLORS- Your aquarium is full of spectacular colors, why not bring them all to life. Introducing the new Orbit Marine LED. Now packed with even more ultra-bright LEDs in a far wider color spectrum, it will make your corals and fish look even more spectacular. And it’s now in the LOOP, providing both light and pump control, taking your aquarium experience to a whole new level.
  • SUPER COLOR- Producing eye-popping color rendition and brilliant shimmer effects, the Orbit Marine produces a limitless number of color spectrums. A higher ratio of actinic blue spectrum LEDs balanced with full spectrum creates the perfect color combination for fish, inverts, live rock and corals to fluoresce and look amazing. Wide angle dispersion lenses evenly spread light over your entire tank while ensuring superior color blending.
  • MULTIPLE MODES- With modes that dim periodically to create cloud cover effects, storm modes that will blow you away complete with lightning strikes and innovative evening modes that include lunar and dusk – it’s sure to add excitement and intrigue to any aquarium.
  • EASY INSTALLATION- Extendable brakets allows this LED light to fit most aquairum fish tanks 18-24 inches wide. The razor thin aluminum profile measures less than ½” thick, and is almost transparent over your aquarium.
  • REALISTIC EFFECTS- From start-up to sundown, the Orbit Marine gradually mimics the effect of a slow sunrise, bright daylight, dimming sunset and moonlight. Built-in lighting programs create a 24-hour natural biorhythmic lighting cycle, while on-demand dynamic weather effects gently roll clouds across your reef.
Bestseller No. 2
MICMOL - Smart LED Aquarium Light, Aqua Air AA-600 Marine 48W, 24~36', Programmable Timer Sunrise Sunset Full Spectrum for Saltwater Marine Coral Reef Fish Tank
124 Reviews on Amazon
MICMOL - Smart LED Aquarium Light, Aqua Air AA-600 Marine 48W, 24~36", Programmable Timer Sunrise Sunset Full Spectrum for Saltwater Marine Coral Reef Fish Tank
  • AA-600 48W Only 11mm (0.4"), Super thin Smart led aquarium light fashion design and great for saltwater marine reef coral LPS SPS fish tank.
  • Super bright LEDs, the real HD full spectrum building 7 bands which comes colorful spectrum of spectral combinations to fit your tank.
  • Smart Controller with timer, sunrise, sunset, lightning, 3 channel adjust intensity with 6 timer points, touch switches easy to control.
  • Adjustable super bracket, good for rim and rimless fish tank, Brackets Suit for tank size: 585 ~ 1085mm (23" ~ 42"). Hanging Kits optional.
  • One-Year Limited Warranty. UL, Rosh, CE, SAA Certification Power Adapter, safe and efficient.
Bestseller No. 3
DSunY PopBloom 60W Aquarium LED Reef Light for Saltwater Coral Fish Tanks,Four Channels Wireless Controller Marine Mini Nano Fish Tank Coral Lights Saltwater Tanks Saltwater Aquarium Lights Coral
13 Reviews on Amazon
DSunY PopBloom 60W Aquarium LED Reef Light for Saltwater Coral Fish Tanks,Four Channels Wireless Controller Marine Mini Nano Fish Tank Coral Lights Saltwater Tanks Saltwater Aquarium Lights Coral
  • -Reef-growth light output for optimal coral growth and coloration, can promote optimal coral growth and enhance dramatic coloration, while creating a gentle shimmer throughout the aquarium.
  • -Reef-safe four -channel color setting plus dedicated moonlights, Homogeneous light due to the bigger size to cover tank, Shannon remote for easy dimming, timing, sunrise, sunset, moonlights and day & night setting, Anti-glare recessed lens.
  • - 60W, the light has a peak PAR of 150µMol at a depth of 24 inches, there is no dark area at the bottom of the tank, which is more suitable for coral growth, mimic natural light to help corals/reef achieve the best balance, perfect for small to medium reef tanks.Suitable tank width: 20-40cm(8”-16”), height: 30-60cm(12”-24”)
  • -Comes with a smart remote, for easy dimming, timing and day & night setting, full function: sunrise & sunset, 24 hours auto-running, allowing you to adjust the light intensity and spectrum for your tank.
  • -Easily mount the light on your rimmed or rimless tank with the gooseneck mount included. Material is aluminum: upgraded aluminum heat sinks are easy for heat dissipation. Glass/Rimmed thickness:0.8-2cm(0.3”-0.8”)
Bestseller No. 4
SMATFARM LED Aquarium Light - Updated Program Coral Reef Light Dimmable 95Watts (±5%) Full Spectrum Sunrise Sunset for Marine Fish Tanks Coral Reef Lamp with Timer Function
188 Reviews on Amazon
SMATFARM LED Aquarium Light - Updated Program Coral Reef Light Dimmable 95Watts (±5%) Full Spectrum Sunrise Sunset for Marine Fish Tanks Coral Reef Lamp with Timer Function
  • PROFESSIONAL SALTWATER AQUARIUM SPECTRUM - With timer and dimmer, G5 smart reef light perfectly simulate sunrise and sunset, 0%-100% dimming for customized lighting suitable for coral reef. 24pcs high quality 5W SMD LEDs, higher efficiency and brighter. Optical lens with high transmission rate and daylight-resistant make G5 as perfect reef lights for corals
  • REMOTE & TOUCH CONTROL & JOINT CONTROL - This 95W saltwater aquarium lighting support remote and touch control is special design for marine saltwater tanks. The built-in sunrise sunset program and DIY modes make G5 reef lighting could imitate nature lighting of sea perfectly. Master slave joint control make sure master G5 could synchronize the data of all lights, easier operation
  • BETTER HEAT DISSIPATION & NO NOISE - Smart two-rollers silent temperature control fans ensuring optimal LEDs' working conditions. Noise standards is lower than 44.7 db(A), fast heat transfer and create you a comfortable environment. G5 is very good coral lights for saltwater tanks
  • FLEXIBLE FULL ALUMINUM STANDS - Special Anti-rust design flexible full aluminum with oxidation bracket suitable for different size of coral tanks. Oblate base of screws efficiently increase the stressed area and protect coral reef tank well. Ideal coverage of G5 coral lamp is 20-28 inch. Tank glass thickness: 0.2-0.8 inch
  • NOTICE & WARRANTY - NOTICE: From June 15,new upgraded rack is coming. A remote controller included in G5 reef tank light, but need install battery before use! Smatfarm G5 aquarium light provide ONE-YEAR WARRANTY and NO REASON to return within 30 days. Full-time customer service, all emails and messages will be replied in 24 hours! Please contact us first if you have any problem with G5 LED aquarium light!
Bestseller No. 5
Relassy Updated 600W LED Aquarium Light, Dimmable Reef Light Saltwater Fish Tank Light Nano Aquarium Light Full Spectrum Aquatic Light SPS LPS Coral Light with Daisy Chain Sunrise & Sunset Mode
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Relassy Updated 600W LED Aquarium Light, Dimmable Reef Light Saltwater Fish Tank Light Nano Aquarium Light Full Spectrum Aquatic Light SPS LPS Coral Light with Daisy Chain Sunrise & Sunset Mode
  • [Natural Full Spectrum Reef Light] --- New SMD LED technology provides the highest PAR/LUMEN reef coral fish tank light, Includes Red, Blue, Purple, White, Green lights. Perfectly simulate the natural light for corals, fish, and algae growth. This aquarium light can provide all necessary growing spectrum, Red light can promote fish healthy growth; Blue light can promote Vitamins D help SPS LPS coral absorb Calcium and healthy growth.
  • [Anti Salt Spray Crystal Protective Lens] --- Our led aquarium light for fish tank consuming with 60° Crystal Protective Lens support Anti Salt Spray, 31% higher PAR value penetration than others. High wavelength is really high suits saltwater aquarium, reef, coral, fish and plants. Perfectly fit for 50-65 gallons tank. Good for 75 gallons fish tank. Max coverage area: 32*24*24 in, The recommended hanging distance above aquarium coral tank is 3-5 in.
  • [Timer Function, White&Blue Channels & 10 Dimmable Levels] --- This saltwater aquarium light comes with a Remote Control which can achieve full-time setting. You can set the timer from 1H to 23H as you want. 2 channel light setting modes, one row for blue, the other row for white, red, purple and green. Suit all your fish tank needs. 10 dimmable levels, you can adjust the light intensity from 10% to 100%. Flexible in using.
  • [Smart Fan & Daisy Chain Design] --- Our reef coral aquarium light fan can auto on when the working temperature up 113℉/45℃, and auto off below 113℉/45℃. Our fan is with strong heat dissipation and low noise design, keep you away from fan's noise trouble. Daisy chain for no more than 4 aquarium lights.
  • [Reliable Quality & Service] --- Our nano aquarium light has been certified by FCC, CE, ROHS, and PSE. We also can offer you professional suggestions for saltwater reef lights. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach us. We will reply to you within 24 hours.
Bestseller No. 6
PopBloom S16 Saltwater LED Aquarium Light Mini Nano Fish Tank Lighting Reef LED Lamp 30W
58 Reviews on Amazon
PopBloom S16 Saltwater LED Aquarium Light Mini Nano Fish Tank Lighting Reef LED Lamp 30W
  • EASY USE: one remote in hand, simple and smart
  • High PAR: mimic natural light to help corals/reef achieve the best balance.
  • ALL ALUMINUM : upgraded aluminum heat sinks are easy for heat dissipation.
  • FULL FUNCTION: sunrise & sunset, 24 hours auto-running
  • DIY: design the special light with 4 channels
-$31.40 SALE OFFBestseller No. 7
Aquarium Lights –2nd Generation A029 Aquarium LED Light 30Watts Saltwater Lighting with Touch Control, 3W/5W LED Chips for Coral Reef Nano Fish Tank Marine Tanks with Timer
1,426 Reviews on Amazon
Aquarium Lights –2nd Generation A029 Aquarium LED Light 30Watts Saltwater Lighting with Touch Control, 3W/5W LED Chips for Coral Reef Nano Fish Tank Marine Tanks with Timer
  • ▲HIGHT QUALITY LEDs & PROFESSIONAL SPECTRUM -- Carefully selected 3W/5W high-power LEDs (Royal blue, Blue, White) for our LED aquarium light, professional design proper blue and white light proportion, mimic the deep-sea environment, help coral to pop and bring out the colors. Hipargero Aqua Knight aquarium led light uses top quality 90 degree three in one acrylic lens, ensure higher light efficiency and remarkable color uniformity
  • ▲TWO DIMMABLE LED CHANNELS WITH TOUCH CONTROL -- This saltwater lighting intensity can be adjusted from 0% to 100%, easy to dim appropriate lighting for different sea pets (coral reef or fish), promote the growth of any SPS and LPS flourished under it. Perfect blue light can promote producing the amount of Vitamins D3 which will help coral absorb Calcium so that coral will appear more brighter color, suitable for coral, platypus and other creatures
  • ▲SUPER PREMIUM MATERIALS -- Hipargero LED reef lights use grind arenaceous painted metal adjustable bracket, 4.7” < bracket length < 11”, special design for Nano tanks. Authentic chips with high quality and longer lifetime. Two-rollers silent fan( keep work until dim off), noise standards lower than 44.7 db(A), fast heat transfer and create you a comfortable home environment
  • ▲APPEARANCE ARTFUL & EASIER TO OPERATE -- Super thin body design with the height of only 1.2inch, three colors of LEDs easy to adjust the intensity by touch. Suitable for 10”- 18” length and tank glass thickness less than or equal to 0.8inch. Just plug and play, and dimmable with touch control, very easy to operate
  • ▲AFTER-SALE WITHOUT WORRY -- Hipargero Aqua Knight LED aquarium lights have 1 year warranty, 30 days money back guaranteed! Your questions will be replied within 24hours. Please note: Updated A029 light can suit RIMLESS tank and rimmed tank. Tank glass should be thinner than 20mm(0.8inch) . 30min Sunrise after power on. Sunrise from weak brightness to strongest brightness in first 30mintues.
Bestseller No. 8
Phlizon 165W Dimmable Full Spectrum Aquarium LED Light Fish Tank LED Reef Decoration Light for Saltwater Freshwater Fish Coral Reef (16'x8'x2.4')
640 Reviews on Amazon
Phlizon 165W Dimmable Full Spectrum Aquarium LED Light Fish Tank LED Reef Decoration Light for Saltwater Freshwater Fish Coral Reef (16"x8"x2.4")
  • FULL SPECTRUM- Include UV Blue Purple Red White and Green Light.Blue UV light promotes plants to defense mechanisms.Purple light can be used to sterilize and protect fish growth. White and red Light is essential for coral reef growth. All these lights are properly matched to make your aquarium healthy and beautiful.
  • UNIQUE DESIGN- The difference of us is that our lighting is aimed at the healthy growth of aquatic plants such as moss and coral algae, The light promote the photosynthesis to increase the oxygen in the water so that the fish have enough oxygen to survive. The light is suitable for both freshwater and seawater plants.
  • DOUBLE DIMMER MODEL- 2 Dimmer model for setting lights to acclimate your fish and aquatic plants to the new light by slowing increasing its exposure/intensity to the light. The dimmer function can also fit day and night. Dimmer knob work for 2 separate channels which can be used to adjust two channels brightness individually.
  • DIMENSION- 16"*8"*2.4"(40*20*6cm), Weight: 6.6 lbs. Perfect fit for 24″*24″*24" fish tank, Fit for less than 57 gallon.Max coverage area: 36"*36"*36". Life Span : More than 50000h, Power: 165W (55Pcs * 3W), Voltage : 85-265V,can be used from 85V to 165V voltage. US Plug. Main wavelength: white/blue = 3500K - 12000K / 440-470nm.
  • BEST SERVICE- We are a professional LED light manufacturer with strong R&D team and many light tester. 1 years warranty plus 30 days money back guarantee. If you have any problems, please feel free to contact us. We will provide you with complete customer satisfaction.
Bestseller No. 9
VIPARSPECTRA Timer Control Dimmable 165W LED Aquarium Light Full Spectrum for Grow Coral Reef Marine Fish Tank LPS/SPS
1,481 Reviews on Amazon
VIPARSPECTRA Timer Control Dimmable 165W LED Aquarium Light Full Spectrum for Grow Coral Reef Marine Fish Tank LPS/SPS
  • VIPARSPECTRA Timer Control Series V165 LED Aquarium Light is scientifically engineered to keep the balance of the PAR output and coverage.
  • Internal timer allows you to turn the light on or off automatically and separately. Dimmable feature can be used to adjust two channels brightness individually.
  • V165 is full spectrum with our proprietary layout, which is contributed by thousands of ReefCentral members, has had years of success.
  • Suitable for all photosynthetic corals, be sure to acclimate your tank or new corals to the new light by slowing increasing its exposure/intensity to the light.
  • 1 year local warranty plus 30 days satisfaction or return guarantee.
Bestseller No. 10
AquaIllumination AI Prime 16 HD Reef Aquarium LED (Black)
555 Reviews on Amazon
AquaIllumination AI Prime 16 HD Reef Aquarium LED (Black)
  • Dimensions Length 4.88in. (12.4cm) Width 4.88in. (12.4cm) Height 1.34in. (3.4cm)
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