UV Sterilizers for aquariums are growing in popularity and are an innovative method for eradicating and controlling free-floating microorganisms and disease-causing pathogens. truAqua has the largest and newest selection of UV Sterilizers for both aquarium and pond use. AQUATOP offers superior filtration products including Canister Filters with UV Sterilization. Capable of filtering tanks up to 175 gallons, the AQUATOP CF-500UV Canister Filter is a 4+1 filtration system that includes four media trays and an integrated UV sterilizer bulb to eradicate algae spores and harmful bacteria. For tanks up to 125 gallons, AQUATOP’s CF-400 Canister Filter is a 3+1 Filtration System with three media trays as well as UV sterilization. Both models include chemical and biological filtration as well as a convenient self-priming pump that eliminates the need for manual siphoning.
Before UV and After UV Sterilizer in 2 days
Quick Tip: Does UV Sterilization kill good bacteria?
This is a great question and the simple answer is yes. UV Sterilizers kill bacteria—both good and bad. Preventative measures to guard against a UV Sterilizers killing wanted units include figuring out what it is you are trying to accomplish with a UV Sterilizer, learning about what type of UVC kills what and understanding exposure or contact time of water to the UV unit and UV Rays itself.
Ultimately UV Sterilizers tend to help aquarium hobbyists. Spend some time deciding whether you need one by understanding the problem which causes a negative effect either with a system or and individual animal. UV units are a great tool to fix a problem but not a bandage to hold back a problem.