have a heck of a hair algea problem would this be worth it
Adding a UV
might provide short term relief to your problem, but will not solve it. Something is causing it to grow. Post your water specs and how often you feed and I am sure one of the excellent forum members can help find the source and provide you with advice on correcting the problem.
I considered a UV
at one point (not for hair alage) but for other reason. After tons of reading I decided the con's vs. the pro's of using one was not worth it. (I love my pods