Aquarium Internal Filters with UV - TruAqua

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Can be placed anywhere in an aquarium, sump tank, or water garden. The design allows for easy installation and maintenance.

Unlike typical UV sterilizing systems, the submersible UV sterilizer requires no special plumbing and is easy to use and maintain. Simply place the UV sterilizer directly into your tank or sump system up to the waterline. The built-in pump will draw water in, running it past the UV bulb.

The SPUV filter uses a submersible top-mounted pump to draw water past its high output and compact UV Bulb. The UV Bulb is encapsulated in a unique quartz sleeve and each model of SPUV includes a pre-filter to mechanically filter organic waste before water passes over the UV bulb.
Submersible UV Aquarium Filter
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Another often forgotten aspect of canister filters is that you can drill and use bulk heads to attach a canister filter. I have installed many canister filters from Magnum, AAP/SunSun 402/403/404, Filstar, to Ehiem, often powering UV Sterilizers and/or Fluidized filters this way in MANY high end filtration installations I have performed in my custom aquarium design and maintenance business.
I also set up a whole fish department this way. I generally replace the valves that come with most Canister filters with PVC ball valves for a more solid fit, more reliability and alleviating the main cause of leaks in most aquarium canister filters.
The picture to the right shows a AAP/SunSun Terminator 9 Watt Compact UV attached to a newer Fluval Filter in an aquarium cabinet.
Photo provided by FlickrSolid durable construction Terminator UV Sterilizers, Clarifiers, UV Filter Kits for aquariums and ponds
Photo provided by FlickrSolid durable construction Terminator UV Sterilizers, Clarifiers, UV Filter Kits for aquariums and ponds.
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The aquarium UV Sterilizer is a water filtration device that uses an ultraviolet light bulb to kill microscopic organisms that are free floating in the water. Parasites, viruses, algae and bacteria (good and bad) are the type of things that are "killed" after passing through the ultraviolet sterilizing unit. UV sterilizer devices can be used on swimming pools, in liquid factories (think beer) and in the home aquarium using an aquarium UV sterilizer. Some large water purification centers employ some sort of UV sterilization on the outgoing water. These sterilizer units are also sometimes used in outdoor ponds to help control algae growth and they seem to do a decent job.Aqua Ultraviolet’s UV Sterilizers have been used by public aquariums, importers and hobbyists alike to control bacteria, protozoa and parasites, reducing the spread of fish disease. In a confined environment like an aquarium UV and filtration are essential. When using a UV Sterilizer in a home aquarium, the UV unit should be placed last in the filtration line. You want to first filter the aquarium water through your and then run the water through the UV device before returning the water to your fish tank. By first removing the solids in the aquarium water with your mechanical filter (canister filter, etc), you are helping your UV unit to attain maximum operational efficiency.(Scroll down for Specs)

This is a quick video on my new PF15 UV filter that I purchased from Tru Aqua. I use this filter exclusively for my quarantine tank. The filter has three main functions, filteration, surface skimming and UV sterilizer. I chose this filter because of its ability to sterilize free swimming parasites in my quarantine tank through the use of its UV sterilizer. Here are the specs:
The PFUV-15 is capable of filtering up to 64 gallons per hour with an adjustable flow rate, making it suitable for freshwater and saltwater aquariums up to 15 gallons. This convenient "Hang On Back" style filter has a built-in, self adjusting surface skimmer for cleaning the surface of the water and to promote gas exchange. The featured UV Sterilizer of the PFUV-15 requires no extra plumbing, allowing for a quick and easy installation. The UV Sterilizer of the PFUV-15 helps eliminate unwanted algae blooms, keeping aquarium water crystal clear and aids in the health of your aquatic creatures by eradicating free-floating parasites. The PF-UV Series fits on aquarium rims up to 3/4", and comes equipped for mechanical, chemical and biological filtration. With a replaceable filter pad enhanced with AQUATOP's Bamboo Carbon, ceramic rings, UV Sterilization and a self-adjusting surface skimmer, the PFUV-15 is a one-of-a-kind filter for all your aquarium needs.

Now includes 5 Stage Filtration
64 gallons per hour flow rate
Suitable for aquariums up to 15 gallons
3.5 watt pumping power
5 Watt UV Bulb
110v / 60Hz
Product Dimensions: 5" x 5.5" x 7"
Adjustable Water Flow
Independent UV light power switch
PF15-UV & PF25-UV will not fit aquarium rims with a thickness exceeding 3/4"