Aqua Ultraviolet

Aqua UV 8 Watt 3/4 inch w/ Wiper UV Sterilizer

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Aqua UV 8W 3/4 inch Classic UV Sterilizer w/ Wiper The Classic Series UV's are ideal for ponds, aquariums, and water features. The Classic's rugged design has features that allow for quick installation and easy maintenance. Aqua Ultraviolet UV's will clear your water in 3 to 5 days sometimes overnight and keep it that way. Performance is guaranteed when sized, installed and operated according to our instructions.
  • Fresh Water Sterilizer: 5-200 gallons; Flowrate - 642 gph for 30,000 µw/cm2
  • Fresh Water Clarifier: up to 1,500 gallons; ideal for water gardens
  • Salt Water Sterilizer: up to 70 gallons; Flowrate - 214gph for 90,000 µw/cm2
  • Dimensions: 22.25" X 4" X 2.5"
  • Inlet: 3/4" barb or FPT, Outlet: 3/4" barb or FPT
  • Available in white only.
  • Lightweight Unit Weighs: 6 lbs
Aqua UV Wiper:
Always the leader in technology, Aqua Ultraviolet sets the industry standard again with its optional wiper system. With a simple push-pull operation once a week, your sterilizer can run at the optimal efficiency allowing for maximum UV transmission which destroys harmful bacteria and protozoa along with unsightly algae.
  • No disassembly required
  • Wiper keeps UV working at optimal performance
  • No harmful cleaning agents needed
  • Highest quality stainless steel rod
  • Can be used in saltwater applications
  • Housing: Limited lifetime warranty on housing against Ultraviolet degradation
    Complete Unit: One year from date of purchase or 18 months from manufacturing date
What is a Sterilizer? A sterilizer will eliminate green water and control bacteria. The Classic 8 Watt, will sterilize up to 200 gallons of fresh water or 70 gallons of salt water.
What is a Clarifier? Used as a Clarifier the Classic 8 Watt, will control green water in a freshwater environment of up to 1,500 gallons that has 50% to 75% plant coverage and partial shade.
What works best for Marine Tanks? In marine fish tanks (No reef or live rock) a flow rate matching those shown in the 75,000 or 90,000 column will be most effective at controlling fish disease.
How do I size a UV for a Reef Tanks? In salt water reef environments choose a UV that matches your flow rate per hour in the 30,000 or 45,000 columns of our chart. Flow rates in the 75,000 and 90,000 columns will destroy the planktonic food supply for the reef.
Aqua UV Classic Series Sterilizer/Clarifier

Product Manuals & Documentation

Aqua UV 8 Watt 3/4 inch w/ Wiper UV Sterilizer

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

Aqua UV 8 Watt 3/4 inch w/ Wiper UV Sterilizer

Additional Info 1 available for download in Adobe PDF file format

Aqua UV 8 Watt 3/4 inch w/ Wiper UV Sterilizer

Additional Info 2 available for download in Adobe PDF file format

Manufacturer Info

Aqua Ultraviolet Aquarium Supplies
Aqua Ultraviolet, founded in 1975, is a popular manufacturer of ultraviolet sterilizers and bio-mechanical filtration. All Aqua Ultraviolet (also referred to as Aqua UV) products are created, tested and manufactured in their Temecula, CA headquarters. By creating all of their products in-house, Aqua Ultraviolet can perform thorough quality control and even engineer custom designs for special orders. The customer-centric company has a toll-free number with a friendly support staff willing to help you choose the right products and walk you through the installation process. Aqua Ultraviolet’s UV sterilizers are popular among freshwater and saltwater aquarium hobbyists in addition to pond and water gardeners.

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What flow rate would I use for a reef tank? And would I control the rate of flow by the pump I choose to run this? Or does it run off my return pump?
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How much dynamic head loss can we expect through an 8W unit?
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Very nice! It does the job well. Crystal clear water!
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Excellent 350 watt w. wiper

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WATER WAS CRYSTAL CLEAR IN ONE DAY! enough said....
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Great Product

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I looked at every one I could find and the lookd the best. Was I surprised when it turned out to be BETTER than I thought. Easy to install and quality throughout. Water cleared up in about two days!
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Great product with an easy seamless installation. Be aware if you want to wall mount it, it does not come with mounting hardware. All you need is a mount for a 3 inch pvc pipe. Lowes or homedepot carries them.
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Aqua UV 57 watt

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Easy to set up, no leaks, high quality. Overall a very nice unit. I'm very happy with my purchase.
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I run UV units on my reef systems, I believe it helps with pathogens, water clarity and purification . I purchased this unit to replace a large, bulky, black unit from Emperor. I have had three emperor ballasts fail on my systems over the past year. Aqua uses a transformer, which I have never ha...Read More
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Cleared my water right up, literally crystal clear in my sps tank. Make sure you follow the gph ratings for each intensity in order to keep beneficial things from being sterilized in tank. I have the 25W feeding through the return pump into DT. Overall this is a great product so far.
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