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water colour driving me nuts #1
hi again everyone, i have recently bought 2 hiessner easyclean uv filters that dont seem to be cleaning the water and just taking bits out of the water. so i am now confused, do uv filters kill single celled algae or not? and if not, what else can i do because i can only see about a inch or 2 down in 4ft of water.
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Re: water colour driving me nuts #2
What colour is the water?
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Re: water colour driving me nuts #3
green...
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Re: water colour driving me nuts #4
whats your set up like?

is you pump pumping to your UV then into your filter box then back to the pond???

and how long have you had the UVs running?
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Re: water colour driving me nuts #5
i have a strong pump (no specs im afaid),2 12000ltr heissner easyclean filters with a 11w uv bulbs in both flowing into my waterfall

i only got my filters running on Saturday, which i no that it takes time to effect and stuff but the water coming out of the filters is the same colour as in the pond.
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Re: water colour driving me nuts #6
your supposed to have them running all the time otherwise it will take along time

u want your pump into ur uv then into your filter
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Re: water colour driving me nuts #7
o yh soz i forgot to add that bit - the uv is built into the filter
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Re: water colour driving me nuts #8
hmm it should be working u should really keep it goingall the time mine went from green to clear in like 8 days when i put my uv in
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Re: water colour driving me nuts #9
how big is your pond because mines just under 3500gals which i guess mite take a while
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Re: water colour driving me nuts #10
mines 2200 gallons and 15W UV and it took just over week
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