Uv Steralizer

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Uv Steralizer

Postby jdt28 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:50 pm

Hello All
I have just been given a UV Steralizer for xmas.My question is, How long does it take for me to be able to see a visible change in water clarity? It is 8w in a 90l tank.
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Re: Uv Steralizer

Postby TheCaptain » Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:58 pm

Hi,

I think that depends on what the water is like to start with, and the type of particle creating a lack of clarity.

UV will help if you've got something like algae bloom, and will kill off a lot of the living organisms that pass through it, but if you've got dirt being kicked up, and dust particles causing cloudy water the UV wont help at all (but the filter will).

Are you using the UV in a tropical freshwater, tropical marine or a cold water tank?
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Re: Uv Steralizer

Postby jdt28 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 7:37 pm

It's Tropical fresh water and it is the beginning of an algae bloom that i have
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Re: Uv Steralizer

Postby jdt28 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:05 pm

I Can now answer my owm question........................5 days from greenish bloom to crystal clear.............IT'S A MIRACLE!!!
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