Aquarium lighting is one of those controversial aquarium subjects that tend to confuse new hobbyists. There are loads of conflicting opinions out there (and everybody’s right, of course). The Custom SeaLife® lighting systems we sell are backed by years of public and private aquarium research and positive results. After all, it’s results that count, and naturally we would be thrilled if you ordered your lighting from us.

However, because we have the best interests (and pocketbook) of the average aquarium hobbyist at heart, we recommend that you look at the subject carefully, and make your decision of which lighting system…

Aquarium Ultraviolet Sterilizer

Most Aquarium UV sterilizer manufacturers provide charts on their web sites for the proper selection based on the design of their sterilizers. We provide examples of these charts in the detail pages of our ultraviolet sterilizer price lists on our storefront. These charts are fairly accurate, but we believe it’s important to understand the various factors that influence how well an ultraviolet sterilizer works in aquaria. This will hopefully help you to select the proper size sterilizer for your application.

The goal of proper Aquarium UV sterilization is to obtain the correct radiation dosage (zap dosage, usually expressed in Microwatt-Sec/cm2)…


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