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Old 10-13-2011, 02:05 AM   #1
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UV Sterilizer to kill BBA?


If I use UV Sterilizer, will kill the BAA? i have 125g low tech planted,
pressurized C02 2bps, T-5 HO 54W x2 8hours.
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Old 10-13-2011, 02:18 AM   #2
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Considering that BBA isn't suspended in the water column, it won't be effective. BBA is best treated with proper lighting/nutrient/CO2 control and spot treating with hydrogen peroxide/excel.
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