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Posted By: WithyBoy <WitchyBoy@msn.com>
Date: Sunday, 9 January 2005, at 8:47 a.m.
Some of you may recall that I have been having a lot of trouble with cloudyness in my tank. For the past 3-4 months I have been doing water changes, adding chemicals, not adding chemicals...just trying to figure out what the heck was wrong. All the water tests were fine (even had my LFS do a complete test) but the cloudyness was still there.
I used to have connection with Tetra and would get all sorts of fish/pond supplies (filters, pumps, food, chemicals) for free! I remembered that I had a UV clarifier. You pump the water through this canister that has a UV light inside. The idea is that free-swimming bacteria, fungi, algae, virus, protizoa etc. are exposed to the UV light and are killed. (The instruction booklet actually said that the UV light splits the DNA) I am happy to report that after filtering the water through the UV light, my t