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UV Pond Filtration/Clarifier
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How does a UV Filter clear green water?
The small algae cells can pass through all conventional filter, so physically filtering them out in their normal form is next to impossible. However, passing the cells through a UV disrupts their internal structure, if not actually killing them, at which time they clump together or 'flocculate'. These clumps can then be trapped and broken down by the filter.
When to use a UV:
Most Koi keepers will keep their unit(s) on year round. But for small garden ponds you may find that only in the spring, with the combination of longer days and an upsurge in fish activity, is UV necessary. If you do run your UV year-
How much UV do you need for your pond?
Purely for green water eradication, 8-
Should you have any questions regarding UV, we'll be only too happy to help you.