JBL SOLAR TROPIC ULTRA 24-39 W
Fluorescent tube Solar, sunlight full-spectrum tube for aquarium plants

  • Fluorescent tube Solar to promote the optimal plant growth in aquariums
  • Easy to install: insert fluorescent T5 tube socket into the fixture and turn until the tube locks into place
  • Ideal colour temperature for aquatic plants: 4000 Kelvin – slightly warm light, best colour rendering: colour rendering index 1A – very good. Best possible inhibition of algae: full photosynthetic performance
  • Energy-efficient and high yielding: energy efficiency class A. Scientifically tested: continuous light spectrum of JBL lamps T5 Natur and Tropic – comparable to natural sunlight
  • Package contents: sunlight full-spectrum tube for aquarium plants. Fluorescent tube with life span of 12 months. Incl. reminder label for replacement
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You can find this article at your specialist shop and online
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You can find this article at your specialist shop and online
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You can find this article at your specialist shop and online
Product information

Light as energy source
Plants provide the aquarium with the oxygen vital for the aquarium dwellers. Plants prevent algae growth, remove pollutants, provide hiding places and reduce pathogens. The right full spectrum light is important to achieve full photosynthesis.

Easy to install
Insert the fluorescent T5 tube socket into the fixture and turn until the tube locks into place. Nature as a model. With its light colour and its spectral distribution of the light the tube meets with 4000 K the needs of the plants. It supports their growth and their photosynthetic performance. The light, equivalent to sunlight, inhibits the growth of algae. The warm light with the colouring render index 1 A means plants and fish present themselves in their natural beauty.

The full daylight spectrum
JBL full-spectrum tubes create light conditions modelled on nature and reproduce a balanced natural lighting. Tested by the IFM-Geomar Leibnitz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften and rated as very good and “comparable to natural sunlight”. With energy efficiency class A the tube is particularly energy-efficient.

Details

JBL SOLAR TROPIC ULTRA 438mm-24 W

Art. no.:
6176100
EAN Code:
4014162617613
Performance:
24 W
Length:
438 mm
Volume packaging:
1.100 l
Gross weight:
140.000 g
Net weight:
50 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/673/44 mm

Technical Data

JBL SOLAR ULTRA TROPIC 550mm-24 W

Art. no.:
6168100
EAN Code:
4014162616814
Performance:
24 W
Length:
550 mm
Volume packaging:
1.100 l
Gross weight:
145.000 g
Net weight:
55 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/673/44 mm

Technical Data

JBL SOLAR TROPIC ULTRA 590mm-28 W

Art. no.:
6176200
EAN Code:
4014162617620
Performance:
28 W
Length:
590 mm
Volume packaging:
1.100 l
Gross weight:
150.000 g
Net weight:
60 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/673/44 mm

Technical Data

JBL SOLAR TROPIC ULTRA 742mm-35 W

Art. no.:
6176300
EAN Code:
4014162617637
Performance:
35 W
Length:
742 mm
Volume packaging:
1.600 l
Gross weight:
211.000 g
Net weight:
71 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/978/44 mm

Technical Data

JBL SOLAR ULTRA TROPIC 850mm-39 W

Art. no.:
6168200
EAN Code:
4014162616821
Performance:
39 W
Length:
850 mm
Volume packaging:
1.600 l
Gross weight:
220.000 g
Net weight:
80 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/978/44 mm

Technical Data

FAQ
Which electronic ballasts should be used for JBL Solar ultra T5 ?

The technology for fluorescent bulbs is standardised so that the manufacturers of the lamps and the ballasts both determine the ignition and controller of the tubes.

For this reason the tubes can be operated with any electronic ballast.

JBL Solar tubes: My two new tubes don't "glow". Is that due to a production error?

We can exclude the possibility of a production error. If a light doesn't turn on, that is an unfortunate exception.
If you have a light bar with conventional electronic ballasts, I would recommend changing the starters once to see if they are causing the problem. Does the defective tube glow when you change the tubes on the light bar ? And the other one doesn't ? Then there is a defect in the light bar.

Can the JBL Solar ultra T5 fluorescent bulbs be operated with conventional ballasts?

No, this is not possible.

What do the hours of service life indicated for the fluorescent tubes mean ?

Our tubes are not tri-band tubes, but instead, are modern full-spectrum tubes.

If there is a loss of luminance, the operating conditions must definitely be checked. T8 tubes have the longest service life with the least losses at 25 °C ambient temperature, whereas the T5 tubes have the lowest at 35 °C ambient temperature. Most of the closed covers have ambient temperatures that are higher than 25 °C. Generalising data of 8,000 or 10,000 hours of service life should generally be treated with caution, as this data applies to optimised operating conditions.

Can the JBL Solar Ultra T 5 fluorescent tubes be operated with dimmable electronic ballasts ?

Yes, the JBL Solar Ultra T 5 fluorescent tubes can be operated with dimmable electronic ballasts (ECGs)? However, please note that this decreases the useful life of the fluorescent tubes.

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