Uv question

Discussion in 'Newbies to Garden Ponds' started by Michael Kiker, Mar 6, 2018.

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    Michael Kiker

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    Hi guys brainstorming here could I use a uv light to illuminate my pond and sterilize the water I was thinking mounting couple lights to the sides ood my pond
     
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    No.
    UV lights are pretty specific and should not be used for general lighting.
     
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    That's what I needed thank you what is some cheap easily obtained filter media for a diy filter
     
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    I've seen some people here use quilt batting or plastic pot scrubbers.
    It depends on what it's purpose is going to be, trapping detritus or a media for bacteria.
     
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    We are using cut up plastic milk bottles as a filter medium, as long as it cant harm your fish you could use many other things

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