Re: [RML] UV sterilizers

Roy Hunter (roy at
Sun, 31 Aug 1997 14:20:22 -0600

They are designed for household water that comes from a well that has
active bacteria. The aquarium use is a spin off. They will not eliminate
bacteria or disease in a fish tank only kill what bacteria is in the water
that flows through it.

Not worth the money nor the time to put it in....

Roy Hunter
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> From: Jim Priest <jim_priest at>
> To: rainbowfish at
> Subject: [RML] UV sterilizers
> Date: Sunday, August 31, 1997 12:12 AM
> Hey everyone...
> Does anyone out there use UV sterilizers. Somebody (who hasn't used
> them) suggested I try them out. Seems like I heard or read somewhere
> they weren't compatable with live planted tanks? You would think by
> reading the ads for them that they eliminate bacterial and viral causes
> of disease...but if this were true, you would think everybody and their
> brother would have them. They aren't that terribly expensive. Does
> anyone have the scoop on them?
> Jim
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