UV "Water Purifier" Cleaner things

Discussion in 'Filters, Pumps, etc..' started by jasperrob, Apr 8, 2008.

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  1. jasperrob

    jasperrob Plankton

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    Do the UV water purifiers really help much? I've had some problems with my tank and the fish getting ich lately and was thinking maybe one of these units could help... I have a 14 gallon bio cube reef tank and think maybe water flow might be an issue. I have no interest in setting up a separate hospital tank as I've not the room nor the cash to do so.
    NOTE: I do have a power head and keep a pretty close eye on the water and salinity.


    NOTE: I am a fairly new hobbyist of just 4 months.
    :cry::-/::):eek:
     
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  3. phoenixhieghts

    phoenixhieghts Panda Puffer

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  4. Reefkeeper

    Reefkeeper Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    I'm looking at geting a UV.
    There is so many diff. brands out there ,
    Could any one tell me some good ones to look at ?
    also maybe a good power head to run it ?
    I have a 46gal Bowfront. thanks!
     
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  6. Swisswiss

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    waste of money imo. adequate habitat (water quality, diet, tank mates and swimming space) are all key factors in keeping ich in checnk. remember a heathy fish should be able to combat ich naturally with its own immune system easily.
     
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    Thread necromancer!!!!!!
     
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  9. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    hahaha snap! didnt realise....
     
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