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Old 07-22-2009, 10:38 PM   #1
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UV Sterilizer and protain skimmer

While am cycleing a 14gal bio cube should I use the uv UV Sterilizer and protein skimmer while tank is cycleing?
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Probably not the UV but you can use the skimmer to help break it in.
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Alot of people dont use the UV during cycling but I`m almost inclined to use it as it would help to get rid of algea spores that might be floating around the aquarium that most assuredly will come during the cycle.
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Mike does bring up a good point. Do keep in mind the UV will only kill what goes through it and is not a cure all for the tank.
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you cold use 'em. its not like it would hurt anything
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