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Universal Light Support

The Bananaquarium Universal Light Support: A first of a kind, and unprecedented solution for your ultimate aquarium experience.  The Universal Light Support (ULS for short) is exactly what you need to suspend your aquarium lights, without ruining the aesthetics. Scroll down for more information on the ULS, and be amazed...

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Aesthetics matter...

...Just as much as the function of a product. Bananaquarium has combined both aspects in the Universal Light Support: The aesthetics are admirable, and the function is unprecedented to this day. Stylefull and yet practical. You can now suspend all types of aquarium lighting without having a second thought about the best suspension available.

One of a kind

There is no doubt that the ULS is unique. There is no similar product available in the market today. Our Light Support is a universal one, with the capability of suspending most of the aquarium lighting systems available today. The ULS makes clever use of the ceiling suspension option that comes with most systems.

The ULS can be used with a wide variety of lighting brands and types. When you can suspend your light to the ceiling, then the ULS is suitable for your lighting system.​

Universal Light Support Specs

Below we have included an important selection of product features. We think it is important that you know what you can expect.

Our product is universal: It fits all aquarium sizes available in the market.

  • Aquarium requirements to fit the Universal Light Support:​

    • Glass thickness (or a combination) of: 0 - 25 mm

    • Aquarium depth (front to back): 400 - 600 mm

  • Suitable for type of aquarium:

    • Fresh water

    • Salt water

    • Brackish water

  • Can mount any lighting system which is suitable to be suspended from the ceiling.

  • Max recommended light weight 

    • <10mm glass thickness: 2.5kg​

    • 10mm and up: 3.5kg

    • Tip: When your light is to heavy for your aquarium, use a wooden or polycarbonate plate of ± 3mm thick between the clamping screws and the aquarium glass. This will distribute the weight more evenly, and reduce the risk of overloading the glass.

  • Weight of the ULS: ± 550 grams

  • Requires no maintenance after installation

  • Best price to quality ratio

  • Clean look, straightforward design

  • Great solution for aquarium cable management!

  • What's in the box:

    • suspension system for AI hydra​ (Yes it is included with this support)

    • 2x 30cm cable to combine with your ceiling suspension kit

    • Bananaquarium Universal Light Support with all means to assemble and use the product

    • User manual

    • We have pictured the Light support with the ASAqua MAX 30, but please note that this is one of many lights that fit the ULS and that the ASAqua MAX 30 is NOT included with the product.

Disclaimer: Bananaquarium is not responsible for overloading the glass. We do not accept any claims for misuse of the Universal Light Support, overloading the Universal Light Support, or any other unintended uses of the product. 

These lighting types and brands can be mounted to the ULS:
  • AI Hydra (Suspension kit included with ULS)

  • AI Hydra 26 (HD) (Suspension kit included with ULS)

  • AI Hydra 52 (HD) (Suspension kit included with ULS)

  • AI Prime HD (Requires "AI Prime Hanging Kit")

  • ASAqua MAX 30 (Suspension kit included with light)

  • ASAqua MAX 60 (Suspension kit included with light, we advice to use 2x ULS)

  • ASAqua Max 90 (Suspension kit included with light, use 2x ULS to mount safely)

  • ASAqua Aquanest (Suspension kit included with light)

  • Giesemann Vervve (Requires Giesemann Suspension kit item no. "20.300.013-9")

  • Giesemann VIVA (Requires Giesemann Suspension kit item no. "20.300.013-9"
    Use 2x ULS to suspend to aquarium safely!)

  • Giesemann RAZOR (Requires Giesemann Suspension kit item no. "20.300.013-3"
    Use 1x or 2x ULS depending on length of RAZOR unit)

  • Giesemann PULZAR (Requires Giesemann Suspension kit item no. "20.300.013-3 & 20.120.452 " Use 1x or 2x ULS depending on length of PULZAR unit)

  • Giesemann Matrix 2 260mm (Requires Giesemann Suspension kit item no. "20.300.013-3 & 20.120.452 " Use 2x ULS to mount the Matrix 2 safely)

  • Maxspect Razor R420R Nano, 120W, 160W (Requires "Maxspect Razor R420R Suspension Kit" Use 2x ULS with the 120W and 160W Razors)

To suspend a not listed aquarium light, please use the following guidelines when choosing for the Universal Light Support:
  • Max light depth: 260mm @ 450mm tank depth (front to back)
    or: Max light depth: 380mm @ 650mm tank depth (front to back)

  • Max weight: 3.5kg @ >10mm glass thickness (adviced)
    Max weight: 2.5kg @ <10mm glass thickness (advised)

  • Use 2x ULS at light length of > 500mm, or more than 3.5 kg to be sure of avoiding overloading the glass.

Compatible lighting systems

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