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UV Sterilizers on Reef Aquariums?

Even if you don’t have enough experience in the aquarium hobby, you may already be aware of the different equipment units and systems that are used to maintain a healthy and safe saltwater aquarium. Basic equipment items like 

  • Salt Mix
  • Aquarium Heaters & Controllers
  • Lighting Systems
  • Filters

And a handful of other equipment items like these are a necessity when it comes to monitoring and keeping a stable saltwater environment for your aquarium.

For over 35 years, Aqua Ultraviolet has been providing water, pond, and aquarium solutions by creating and manufacturing the highest technology UV Sterilization & Bio-Mechanical filters units on the market! 

UV Sterilization technology allows your water to be clear and clean of harmful microorganisms by disrupting the DNA or RNA of single-celled organisms. In this blog, we’ll talk about some benefits of using a UV Sterilizer for improving and maintaining a safe and healthy reef environment for your saltwater aquarium!

What is a UV Sterilizer?

Let’s start off with the basics, a UV Sterilizer is a piece of equipment that houses an Ultraviolet Bulb, which emits UV rays within the 254nm range. The Ultraviolet light in a UV Sterilizer will defend your water against free-floating algae, parasites, bacteria, viruses and other free-floating microorganisms that may be harmful to your aquatic life which are oftentimes too small for our eyes to detect.

How do UV Sterilizers benefit my Reef aquarium?

Since UV Sterilizers will disrupt and destroy any harmful free-floating microorganism in your water, it also means that any free-floating algae in your tank will get taken care of by your UV Sterilization unit, resulting in a crystal clear, disease-free, beautiful tank for your aquatic life!

What we recommend

For smaller, saltwater tanks, we recommend checking out the Advantage Series UV Sterilizer units, for medium to larger tanks, you may want to look at the Classic Series UV Sterilizer units for the best performance UV Sterilization you can purchase on the market.

For more information on which unit may be best fitted for you, you can always visit our website at www.aquauv.com
Or give us a call at 1 (800) 454-2725 or 1 (951) 296 3480

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For over three decades, Aqua Ultraviolet has been the premier manufacturer of ultraviolet sterilizers and bio-mechanical filtration.

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