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AI Prime 16 Freshwater - Black

The Prime Freshwater is capable of producing a limitless number of spectral combinations to fit your tank’s exacting needs.
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*New 2020 Model receives changes all new TIR optic and new LED clusters. Existing spectrums will be achievable with all new versions of existing lights.

The Prime Freshwater is the capable LED you know and love, now with a spectrum perfect for your planted tanks

Freshwater Spectrum

The Prime Freshwater is capable of producing a limitless number of spectral combinations to fit your tank’s exacting needs.

Power Output

With a spread of 24" x 24", the AI Prime® Freshwater has a peak PAR of 86µMol at a depth of 24 inches, more than enough for your hungriest of livestock. Drawing a maximum of 55 watts from the wall, it follows in the family’s efficient footsteps.


The AI Prime® Freshwater comes standard with 80 degree lenses giving you the best balance of power and spread. Our lens optics are custom designed, boasting greater than 90% optical efficiency and including a diffuse exit surface to provide improved color blending.


The AI Prime® Freshwater utilizes the latest LED technology from leading manufacturers, arranged to provide the best performance.

  • 6 - Cool White
  • 4 - Warm White
  • 1 - Blue
  • 1 - Photo Red
  • 1 - Green
  • 1 - Moonlight

Simple Built-in Control

The Prime Freshwater includes Wi-Fi control standard. Use the myAI® app on any iOS or Android device to easily set up or program one or multiple AI Prime®s. Don’t have a smartphone? Any Wi-Fi enabled MAC or PC will work.


  • More Versatility (model options)
  • More channels and output on each model (existing models)
  • Improved Ergonomics.
  • TIR lenses for maximum output efficiency
  • All Features and Control Options incorporate in previous versions
  • All previously available mounting hardware compatible

Prime Time

  • Fully programable including channel control, intensity and timing from your smartphone. (myAI®)
  • BLE onboard – no additional hardware required for programable control.
  • Onboard button control for basic adjustment.
  • Utilize all current Prime Mounting Hardware including – Prime Mount, Prime Flex
    Arm 12”, Prime Flex Arm 18” and the Prime hanging Kit.
  • Add them to your myAI profile and create a schedule to coordinate with other AI
  • Backed by AquaIllumination Customer Service

Technical Specifications

Length 4.88in. (12.4cm)
Width 4.88in. (12.4cm)
Height 1.34in. (3.4cm)
Weight 0.95lbs. (0.43kg)
Power Specifications
Power Consumption 60W at full power
Universal Input Range 100 to 240VAC / 50-60Hz
Cable Length 10ft. (3.048m)
PSU Regulatory Compliance UL, CE & RoHS
What's in the Box
AI Prime® Freshwater
Power Adapter
Quick Start Guide
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