UV Filter for Algae?

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  1. Q89

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    First of all, not sure where to put this thread, so I just started it here.

    I am planning to get a UV Filter.
    Now I have a question. Will the UV help with algae?

    Thanx, Domenique
     
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  3. dangerousd

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    As far as I know UV filters are used for green water only ... I run one on my garden pond and it's crystal clear (the water) - But algae still grows on the walls and rocks....

    Not an expert - but that's my experience


    some pics of the pond....

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    I've used one for Green Dust algae very succesfully... but that's about it. Doesn't kill any other algae.
     

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