Top 7 Power Compact Fluorescent Aquarium Light Fixtures

For a sleek, affordable, and an upgrade from NO (Normal Output) lighting, shop, compare prices and buy quality HO (High Output) or PC (Power Compact) fluorescent light fixtures. These Top Pick units are ideal for saltwater aquarists that want to step things up and move into the realm of reef keeping with corals that do not require high-intensity lighting and enhance the growth of live rock with beneficial coralline and macroalgae. Some units come in freshwater versions that are ideal for planted aquariums.​

  • 01 of 07

    Coralife PC Aqualight

    Coralife Aqualight PC
    Coralife Aqualight PC. Courtesy of Amazon.com

    Terrific Power Compact lights. Plenty of light (9 watts to 384 watts) in compact fixtures. Bulbs available in Daylight, Actinic or 50/50. The smaller (12") fixtures are perfect for mini reef aquariums.

  • 02 of 07

    Current Orbit PC Fixture w/Lunar Lights

    Current Orbit PC Fixture w/Lunar Lights
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    SunPaq
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    20" (2x40W), 24" & 30" (2x65W), 36" (2 or 4x96W), 48" (4x65W or 4x96W), 60" (4x65W), 72" (4 & 6x96W).

  • 03 of 07

    Current Satellite Dual PC Fixture w/Lunar Light

    Current Satellite Dual PC Fixture w/Lunar Light
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    12" (2x18W), 20" (2x40W), 24" (2x65W), 30" (2x65W), 36" (2x96W), 48" (4x65W w/2 lunar lights). | Optional set of 4 accessory docking mounts sold separately.

  • 04 of 07

    Current Satellite Single PC Fixture w/Lunar Light

    Current Satellite Single PC Fixture
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    only single compact fluorescent strip light with an integrated LED white moon lunar light
    SmartPaq
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    12" (18W), 20" (40W), 24" (65W), 30" (65W), 36" (96W), 48" (2x65W w/2 lunar lights). | Set of 4 accessory docking mounts sold separately.

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  • 05 of 07

    ESU Coralife Aqualight Deluxe Double Strip

    Coralife Aqualight Double Strip
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    12" (2x18W), 24" (2x65W), 36" (2x96W), 48" (4x65W) | Freshwater versions available.

  • 06 of 07

    ESU Coralife Aqualight Deluxe Single Strip

    Coralife Aqualight Single Compact Fluorescent Strip Lights.
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    24" (65W), 36" (96W), 48" (130W) | Freshwater versions available.

  • 07 of 07

    AquaticLife Compact Fluorescent Lunar Light Fixtures

    AquaticLife Compact Fluorescent Lunar Light Fixtures.

    This compact fluorescent light fixture has an integrated programmable digital timer which independently controls the 10,000°K Lamp(s), 420/460 Lamp(s) and Lunar LED's. Single power cord ends cord clutter for easy aquarium- or suspension-mount. Internal fan(s) exhaust excess heat. The aluminum housing has a gloss and matte finish. 10,000°K Lamp(s), 420/460 Lamp(s) and adjustable width aquarium frame mounts are included. The fixtures measure 9" wide x 3-1/2" high and are available in 24", 36", 48" and 72" lengths.