I would like to purchase a UV sterilizer but I have no idea where to start. I am not using a sump so I need a product which can be hung over the tank or placed on the floor with inlet/outlet tubing or something of that sort.
I have found one product that looks good but want to know if you have any experiences with this particular product.
Which wattage would I need for a 40 gallon tank, how do you calculate the wattage you would need?
Link to product:
Pentair Aquatics AquaStep UV Sterilizer-10 Watt at Big Al's Online
Foster&smith have a good presentation on these uv sterilizers. I decided against one due to the fact that they destroy beneficial bacteria and the forums frown on them in freshwater i don't know about salt tho, so someone who knows more will have to guise you.
Ya so now the more I read into these devices, the less I think I want one. All I've read or heard are "yeah it kills the bad stuff but just as much, kills the good stuff". I think i'll pass on this one.
Well ask the difference between salt and fresh tho.
As you probably guessed, I use UV's on all my marine systems, including reef. If I am not mistaken, OF2F does the same.
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