Aqua Ultraviolet Sterilizers, Which one should you get?

Whether you’re a beginner just starting out in the Aquarium hobby, or a more experienced player in the game, you may have heard of UV Sterilization technology being used for aquariums. UV Sterilizers offer a variety of benefits and usage that helps with taking care of all the dirty work for you in your aquarium, pond or any water source! (Literally)

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 and which Aqua Ultraviolet Sterilizer you may need for your own Aquarium, Pond or Water Feature.

In this article, we will list some of the benefits of UV Sterilizers and how to choose the one for your personal use application.

What is a UV Sterilizer and why Do you need it?

1) UV Sterilizers Clear your water
UV Sterilization units are excellent at keeping your water nice and clear. If your pond or aquarium is suffering from Greenwater due to free-floating algae, UV Sterilizers will take care of that for you and keep your water clear resulting in a beautiful tank for all to enjoy!

2) UV Sterilizers will keep your fish disease-free
UV Sterilizer units work by housing an Ultraviolet Bulb, which emits UV rays within the 254nm range. This means that any free-floating algae, bacteria, parasites or viruses that pass through the ultraviolet bulb will have their DNA and RNA structure disrupted, which prevents them from reproducing, resulting in a stable and steady environment with disease and harmful microorganisms under control.

3) UV Sterilizers can run 24/7
Having a UV Sterilizer means having a crystal clear pond or aquarium & worry-free aquatic life. When purchasing an Aqua Ultraviolet UV Sterilizer, you can rest assured knowing that your aquatic life will have a healthy and clean environment at all times during the day.

How Do I choose the correct UV Sterilizer for me?

There are a few details needed to take into consideration for choosing which UV Sterilizer you will need. You will need to choose based off of your :
a) pump size and flow rate and
b) How many gallons you need to sterilize
c) Freshwater or Saltwater application?

Luckily for you, Aqua Ultraviolet provides an array of helpful graphs that will help you to choose based off of all those 3 factors!
Click here to view the PDF file for UV Sterilizer units

What are my next steps?

Once you know which UV Sterilizer best fits for you, you can easily purchase units or parts off of our website at and find out why Aqua Ultraviolet is the #1 rated manufacturer for UV Sterilizers in the Industry!

Have questions on a particular unit or questions regarding our products?
Call: 1 (800) 454-2725 or 1 (951) 296 3480
Email: [email protected]

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