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Old 03-01-2005, 10:18 AM   #1
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UV Sterilizer in a Quarantine Tank

Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone uses a UV sterilizer for their QT? It seems to me that this would not be a bad idea since the whole idea of the QT is to ensure that no pathogens make it into the main tank. Also, QTs are usually much smaller than the main so the cost would not be too bad.

Any thoughts? Success stories?

Pete R.
450g Acrylic FOWLR
380 lbs. of Live Rock
1 Yellow Tang, 1 Mono, 1 Blue Angel, 1 Foxface Lo, 1 Lunare Wrasse, 1 Snowflake Eel

1x Dolphin AS2100
1x Dolphin AM4700
72" Aqualight Pro: 4x96 Actinic, 3x150 HQI Halides, 4x1 moonlights
AquaC EV-1000 Protein Skimmer run by Dolphin AS2100
AquaUV 114 watt UV Sterilizer
2x Jager 250w
...Work in progess.....
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