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Fluval uvc inline clarifier and green water


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I had green water problem that won't go a way on my 60gallon have try everything I have reduced lighting hours increase water changes covered my tank with cover and left light of for 5days   so I got a fluval uvc clarifier it been going one week but has not had any effect any one   use fluval uvc clarifier had problem with it  or any one have any ideas to get rid of my green water problem

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UV inhibits the reproduction of the free floating algae that make the water green but it won't kill the currently existing free floating green algae. So, perhaps it will take longer to begin to have an effect.

Alternatively, if the free floating algae reproduces at a faster rate than the UV can depress reproduction it may have a hard time ever catching up.

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Green water is usually a result of generous nutrients in the water and enough light to support rapid free floating algae reproduction. Without one or the other the free floating algae eventually cannot reproduce and dies. This is the point your water goes clear. The aquarium that produced the green water for the video below is clearing up today because it has had reduced light recently as it has been cloudy for a week here in North Carolina.

 

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