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Old 05-07-2007, 02:35 PM   #1
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I am debating getting a uv sterilizer, what are the drawbacks, and or anyones thoughts on if this is a good idea. Thank
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IMO the benefits out way the minor draw backs. We have a good article that covers both.
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I also agree that the benefits outweigh any drawbacks that there might be.
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thank you. I am sold which one do you recommend
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The 15W Current USA model would be a good match for your 58 gal.
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Even though that is a good one I suggest the coralife turbo twist. IMO and IME they have excellent track records. This is what I use.

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I know what the answer will probally be (you get what you pay for) but you never know. It is not always like that, I take my truck to jiffy lube for a oil change and my darn wife will never go anywhere but lexus for her's and I know and tell her that they do the same darn thing for 5 times less. Okay just venting.

Anyone have any experiences with the jebo sterilezer? the price seems to good to be true.
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It`s your money and you get what you want. I just posted what I use and my experience. But ultimately it`s up to you. One thing about the turbo twist is that it has a higher kill ratio due to it traveling in circles and staying longer in the lighted chamber.
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Sterilizers are awesome. Not only do they kill bacteria but make your tank crystal clear. And like everyone here, go with the coralife turbo twist. I plan to get one once mine gives up.
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