Lifegard Aquatics 80 Watt UV Sterilizer QL-80

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Lifegard Aquatics Model # : QL-80
Dimensions: 45.25" X 6" X 15.25"
Max Flow Rate: Up to 3000 GPH
Maint. Clearance: 75.25"

The radiation from ultraviolet light at 2537 angstroms provided inside the Lifegard Aquatics Ultraviolet Sterilizer exerts a lethal effect on micro-organisms. UV light alters genetic material within the cells, which interrupts respiration. UV light, when used properly, is extremely beneficial in destroying disease causing pathogens as they pass through the unit. UV sterilization is an effective method of disease control.

Four major factors affect the percent kill of free-floating micro-organisms by UV radiation:
  1. Size of organisms.
  2. Radiation level.
  3. The extent to which UV rays penetrate the water.
  4. Contact time in which the micro-organism is exposed to the UV radiation.
Pure hard quartz material in the bulb dramatically increases UV output compared to other conventional bulbs of equal wattage.

Bulb changing is the easiest in the industry. Simply slide the old bulb out and slide the new bulb in. No need to shut down the filter system or turn off the pump. Bulb and ballast connect together with a single 4 pin connector. UV radiation levels can be increased by slowing down the flow rate or increasing the total wattage in the system.

We carry all Lifegard Aquatics products. Please call for best pricing.

Plumbing Note: 8W, 25W, and 40W models have 1-1/4" Slip Inlet Ports and 1" Slip Outlet Ports. 80W units have 1-1/4" Slip Inlet and Outlet Ports. 120W, 160W, 240W units have 1-1/2" Slip Inlet and Outlet Ports.

1-Year Warranty.

Lifegard Aquatics Ultraviolet Sterilizer Modules
Watt Max gph Dimensions Fittings
8 240 4-3/4" x 7-1/2" x 17" 1-1/4" slip in, 1" slip out
or 3/4" FPT
25 760 4-3/4" x 7-1/2" x 26-3/4" 1-1/4" slip in, 1" slip out
or 3/4" FPT
40 1,500 4-3/4" x 7-1/2" x 34-1/2" 1-1/4" slip in, 1" slip out
or 3/4" FPT
80 3,000 40-1/4" x 14-1/2" x 7" 1-1/4" FPT
120 4,500 40-1/4" x 18-1/2" x 6-1/2" 1-1/2" FPT

Product Manuals & Documentation

Lifegard Aquatics 80 Watt UV Sterilizer QL-80

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

Manufacturer Info

Lifegard Aquatics Aquarium Supplies
Lifegard Aquatics manufactures and supplies a complete line of aquarium, pond, water garden and aquaculture products for the advanced aquarist, pond owner, professional landscaper or contractor. Their proven quality products include life support systems for salt or freshwater use in large or small aquariums, outdoor ponds, fountains and water gardens, as well as fish hatcheries or other commercial installations. Lifegard Aquatic’s product line features filtration units, ultraviolet (UV) sterilizers, pumps of every conceivable size and performance, automatic fish feeders, digital thermometers, filter media, Fittings, valves and other support equipment required for maintaining indoor or outdoor installations.

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What is the length of the bulb for this system?
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