03-23-2009, 08:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Bartman
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.
This is a total fabrication from hobbyists who have no experience with using UV's. Although the use of a UV sterilizer is certainly optional, they are extremely wide spread and highly recommended by those WHO ACTUALLY USE THEM. I have never in my nearly 20 years of marine experience met a single person who used a UV that expressed any degree of dissatisfaction. I have, however, met hundreds of people who have never used a UV that say they are harmful, despite having absolutely no experience with the product.
As you probably guessed, I use UV's on all my marine systems, including reef. If I am not mistaken, OF2F does the same.