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Old 07-17-2004, 02:17 AM   #1
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UV Sterilization Recommendations?


Can anyone recommed a good UV Sterilizer? In particular, one that would work well with a Fluval 404 filter?
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Old 07-17-2004, 03:12 AM   #2
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I think the general concensus on a good UV sterilizer would be the Coralife Turbo Twist.


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Old 07-20-2004, 03:59 AM   #3
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Agreed (re: CL TT). And top-notch warranty/support too.
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Agreed (re: CL TT). And top-notch warranty/support too.

Great customer service and quick response...I had my TT for just about three months when the bulb blew out. They're supposed to last almost a year with continuous use (never turning off) and so I emailed customer service. All I had to do was fax them a copy of my receipt and they mailed me a new bulb free.
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Good thing I placed an order for one of these while it was on sale.. my tank is beginning to be filled with green water.
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I thought there was an issue with the TT leaking from one of the seals, but from what I remember this was fixed (via a redesign of the product.) Anyone have a serial number range for the defective units?
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I think the general concensus on a good UV sterilizer would be the Coralife Turbo Twist.
Ill second that, I have had one running for over 6 months now and havent had any complaints....
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Just started running the turbotwist sterilizer, after 2 days the green water disappeared. I had major hair algae and since the uv was working properly, I also did 25% water changes during those 2 days. Good product!
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