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Old 09-28-2011, 04:48 PM   #1
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AA UV sterilizer

Ive had one for about two years now, how long do they last, I'm starting to notice small traces of algae in my tank, is there a way to check these???
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:35 PM   #2
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You should check your owner's manual and see what the life expectancy is of the uv bulb in your sterilizer.
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About 6 months I'm pretty sure.
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:51 PM   #4
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About 6 months I'm pretty sure.
If most last for 6 months and you've had yours for 2 years, i'd say it's time to change the bulb . Does your sterilizer have some sort of light indicator to let you know it's working? Hopefully it needs just a bulb replacement and the sterilizer itself hasn't died.
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No it's all enclosed, will look into new one, thanks!
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