Light is very important to any living thing and no living thing could survive without it, that’s why fish tanks have lights.
Every Aquarium must have a light for the health of the animals in it, but does aquarium light ever get dirty? if they do how do you clean it? in this article, you will learn how to clean Aquarium Lights.
There are many types of Aquarium lights or fish tank lights such as Led lights, Fluorescent lights, and Incandescent lights.
Each of these lights has its advantages but I recommend LED lights.
Again Aquarium designs are different from each other, some have in-build lights inside the fish tank while some should be hung above the fish tank.
If yours is among those that are not inside the tank, I don’t think that you will have any issue with the light getting dirty but if yours is inside the tank, then this article is for you.
There are many things that could dirty the Aquarium lights that is inside the aquarium but most of the dirt found in the aquarium lights is a result of Algae.
To clean the Aquarium light is very simple, soak a clean cloth in water and use it to wipe the light if there is any dirt inside the light, you might have to open it and clean the inside too.
You can use any detergent that is meant for a fish tank.
How Often Should You Change Aquarium Lights?
How long it will take for you to change your aquarium light depends on the type of light you have and its durability.
Unless you are tired of your fish tank light, you will only need to change it once it starts having issues such as going out, etc.
Some fish tank lights could last very long for instance Led lights could last up to 4-5 years, depending on the quality, while others may last up to a year or a few months, so when to change an aquarium light totally depends on the type of light you have.