Build My LED XB Series Lighting Packs a Brighter Punch
The new Build My LED XB Series (very high output) are now be offered for sale from Build My LED (BML) and Aquarium Specialty. These unique strip LED lights offer special proprietary optics not found in other aquarium LED lights. The BML optics spread the light in such a way that it reduces dark shadows under overhangs giving the aquarium a more uniform lighting appearance.
The BML LED light strip are available in 4 stock colors including; 12000K, 14000K, Super Actinic and Purple Wave which produces a visible light spectrum ver similar to the Korallin Zucht Fiji Purple and the ATI Purple Plus T5 lamp. The strips are available in 12″, 18″, 24″, 30″, 36″, 48″, 60″ and 72″ lengths and they can be tank mounted with the option tank mount bracket or they can be hung with a BML hanging kit for easy hight adjustment and light spread. Optics options are also available in 30, 45, 60, 75 and 90 degree configurations. We have included a table to help you decide what optics are best for your particular needs. Keep in mind that this is just a recommendation and it’s possible you may decide to go with different optics for your unique setup. Other than the 4 available stock spectrums, Build My LED also offers custom spectrums but most people will find that the stock configurations are just what is needed for coral growth and coloration. For pricing on the XB Series and standard series BML fixtures please visit here.
Several videos are available on the above link and the one below are some video clips of custom color options show over a reef aquarium. If you have more questions about how Build My LED lighting please contact us.
Below are the Build My LED PAR values for the various Reef Aquarium lighting options. Please note the distance from center readings as well as the water depth readings. I think you will find that this information is very beneficial to helping to choose, design and setup your aquarium lighting.