Asking for Aqua hex codes?
Awesome! Here you’ll find all the aquas:
- 1 brilliant web-safe Aqua color code.
- 8 Aqua tints, for prettier pastels.
- 8 Aqua shades that dive into deep.
- 8 Aqua tones to soften the scenario.
- And 8 hues similar to Aqua, for even more options.
Ready to opt for aquas? Let’s go!
What Color Is Aqua?
In the RGB color space, Aqua is a bright greenish blue. It’s also another name for Cyan.
Both Aqua and Cyan are comprised of full green and full blue light, with no red.
Of course, I’ll offer options for this vibrant Aqua that you should see as softer and more appealing.
What’s the Hex Code for Aqua?
Web Aqua has the hex code #00FFFF.
Due to its matched pairs, it can be specified in 3 digits as #0FF and is a web-safe color.
Its RGB values are 0,255,255.
|Aqua (Cyan) Color Swatch|
Aqua (aka Cyan) is one of the most basic colors online, but it can look dated. It’s very “Web 1.0.”
In small doses, though, it can be an eye-catching accent to less eye-popping colors.
8 Hex Codes for Tints of Aqua
A tint is a lighter version of a color. In pigments, it’s made by adding white. Online, we just add more light!
So the first hexadecimal pair increases from 00 (which is “off”) and the subsequent pairs stay at FF (which is full green and blue light).
Let’s check these out from closest to web Aqua to lightest tint.
Find more similar colors on this page of cyan color codes.
8 Hex Codes for Shades of Aqua
A shade is a darker version of a color. In pigments, it’s made by adding black. Online, we reduce the light.
Thus, the first hexadecimal pair stays at 00 (which is “off”) and the subsequent pairs are reduced from FF (which is full intensity).
We’ll line these up from closest to web Aqua to darkest shade.
|#008080 (aka Teal)|
Find similar deep colors on the page of shades of teal.
8 Hex Codes for Tones of Aqua
Or we can find a happy medium!
A tone is a subdued version of a color. In pigments, it’s made by adding gray, which is both white plus black.
Arranged below from closest to online Aqua to grayest.
Find more muted tones on this page of shades of turquoise.
8 More Aqua Hex Codes
Here are 8 colors similar to Aqua, though less vibrant. I’ve arranged them from palest to less pale.
Here’s the palest Aqua you could imagine: Azure Mist.
The hex code for Azure Mist (aka Cyan Mist) is #F0FFFF.
|Azure Mist Color Swatch|
Next is Light Cyan, with the hex code #E0FFFF and RGB values of 224,255,255.
|Light Cyan Color Swatch|
Quite similar but a bit bluer is Bubbles.
The hex code for Bubbles is #E7FEFF and RGB values 231,254,255.
|Bubbles Color Swatch|
Celeste is soft and sweet. Its hex is #B2FFFF.
I’ve also seen this called Italian Sky Blue. The RGB values for either are 178,255,255.
|Celeste (Italian Sky Blue) Color Swatch|
Waterspout has a touch more color at #A4F4F9.
|Waterspout Color Swatch|
Pale Blue (Light Turquoise) tones it down a bit with the hex #AFEEEE.
|Pale Blue (Light Turquoise) Color Swatch|
A tad darker is Blue Green Pastel, #9ADEDB.
|Blue Green Pastel Color Swatch|
Pale Robin Egg Blue at #96DED1 is a bit greener.
|Pale Robin Egg Blue Color Swatch|
You can find more pastels on the page of light blue hex codes.
Now you’re armed with all the Aqua hex numbers and RGB values. Which will you choose?
To pick the right color to combine with Aqua, check out color meanings.
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