What should come first

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by berry, 7 Jan 2015.

  1. berry

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    Im quite new to the marine game and I was just wondering.
    What should come first between a uv sterilizer and a waver maker/circulation pump.

    I have a aquaria 102 which has been running for around 6 months now

    thanks
     
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  3. Monti

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    Flow is critical. A UV sterilizer is optional/ merits debatable
     
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    yip, flow first as previously mentioned. What are your "other steps" thus far?
     
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  7. Monti

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    Respectfully, the fact that many people do not use it, and the fact that there is also a lot of information on the pitfalls of UVs (sure the benefits are awesome and many of the comments on the pitfalls are anecdotal) still means that it is debatable. The importance of flow is not.

    Not every tank has to have a UV. Every tank needs the right flow.
     
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    Guys please lets try keep this on topic
     
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    Sorry i havent replied.
    K cool so circulation is key for me.
    But what is better to get a wave maker or just a power head?
     
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    For coral tanks a wave maker for fish only power heads
     
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