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Old 01/04/2008, 08:17 AM
Magic Hook Magic Hook is offline
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UV light full time?

My question is this. I am running a full time UV light on our 135 tank. Is this necessary? Is it a bad thing?

Thanks.
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Old 01/04/2008, 08:29 AM
Carlos Carlos is offline
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How many watts is it? Most units out there do little to prevent or even make a difference. In order for an UV machine to be effective, the wattage would have to be incredibly high and the water would have to run through it really really slow.

In other words, you will be fine leaving it on 24/7.

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Old 01/04/2008, 10:07 AM
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Thanks Carlos.

Its a Turbo Twist 36w, the pump is a small power head.
 

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