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Does anyone know of a UV sterilizer that will work for a biocube 16? I have been using the coralife one and it’s a piece of ****. The one on my 32 gallon works fine. This one keeps blowing bulbs or just not lighting period. Coralife even sent me a new bulb and nothing.
 
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Does anyone know of a UV sterilizer that will work for a biocube 16? I have been using the coralife one and it’s a piece of ****. The one on my 32 gallon works fine. This one keeps blowing bulbs or just not lighting period. Coralife even sent me a new bulb and nothing.
There is the green killing machine 3 watt submersible. Not sure on physical size though and how much it would detract from your cube, about all I know of out there.... I wouldn't personally go above 3 watt on a 16, and I do swear by UV units.... anything more wattage I think its way too strong.
 
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There is the green killing machine 3 watt submersible. Not sure on physical size though and how much it would detract from your cube, about all I know of out there.... I wouldn't personally go above 3 watt on a 16, and I do swear by UV units.... anything more wattage I think its way too strong.
Does it not run in line with the pump?
 
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I got my coralife one running btw. Apparently you just need to insult its parentage and then flip it the bird. And by that I mean unplug and replug it in about 30 times.
As for the GKM ones linked btw....that company used to have issues with antimony leaching into tanks from bad impellers. Apparently they have now rectified the issue, based on recent reviews I've seen
 
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As for the GKM ones linked btw....that company used to have issues with antimony leaching into tanks from bad impellers. Apparently they have now rectified the issue, based on recent reviews I've seen
Not sure if I trust that then. As bad as the coralife ones are I know they aren’t going to harm anything even if they go out
 
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