Frequently Asked Questions About Tetra Pond UV Light:
How does UV light work in pond?
According to UV Lights: A Beginners Guide, UV lights work when water from your pond is pumped through their light path. The single-celled, free-flowing algae within your pond water is then exposed to these high levels of ultraviolet light. This light destroys their DNA and kills them.
What is a UV clarifier?
A UV clarifier operates as a passthrough for water within a tube where there is a UV Bulb placed next to it. The high intensity UV Light, kills off the microscopic algae cells that form.
How often should I change my pond UV light?
Standard practice for UV Pond Light exchange (out with the old, in with the new) relies on the lights maximum effectiveness. That is to say, a pond owner should change the UV bulb at least once a year.