Dennerle T8 TROCAL-de Luxe Special Plant:
+ warm, plant-active light. Tried and tested over many years. The ideal choice for magnificent plant aquaria
+ creates a warm, particularly pleasant light atmosphere
+ de LUXE light quality, Colour rendition: excellent
+ special spectrum = anti-algae effect
+ extra-long service life: over 15,000 lighting hours, with ALON-C-Longlife technology
+ with TROCAL Color Peaks: Fish are lit up in their most beautiful colours - Ideal growing light for plants
+ light spectrum tailored to aquarium plants with -algae gaps-
+ activates chlorophyll synthesis
+ when mixed light colours are in use, Dennerle TROCAL Special Plant always improves the light spectrum towards good plant growth
+ tests revealed a reduction in the generally unwelcome tendency towards the formation of floating leaves among various plants, including Echinodorus great water plantain, Tiger lotus, Sagittaria
+ high luminous efficiency = low electricity costs
+ combinable with all other Dennerle TROCAL bulbs
The lighting does not serve merely to provide a clearer view into an aquarium. The right light is crucial to photosynthesis – and thus to plant growth. But how to provide ideal light conditions for the plants without encouraging algae growth unnecessarily? The answer lies in the spectrum of light colours: In order to flourish, aquarium plants need plenty of light from the red colour range, with only a minimal blue component and minimal or no UV radiation. Algae, on the other hand, thrive above all in blue light and a high UV component. Algae have lived in water throughout their entire evolutionary process, during which they have been exposed for the most part to strong, direct sunlight and ultra-violet light. Most aquarium plants, however, originated from tropical forests. They have thus adapted to the light conditions in the shade of dense tree populations. UV light and light in the blue range is filtered by natural means here.
Dennerle TROCAL fluorescent tubes have a useful life of 10,000 to 15,000 lighting hours, corresponding to a service life of up to 3 years. This means there is no need to replace them after 12 months.
15 W = 438 mm
18 W = 590 mm
30 W = 895 mm
36 W = 1200 mm
38 W = 1047 mm
58 W = 1500 mm
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