UVB - Effect on Aquatic Biota

Effect of UVB radiation on aquatic biota

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    UVB----Effect on Aquatic Biota - Effect of UVB radiation on aquatic biota

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    Informative and interesting article, Meyer. Thanks
     
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    An excellent article explaining why you should NOT have "gin clear" water for your pond.
     
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    I have UV light leaking from my filter connections (clear) something I will remedy straight away.
     
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    It would be OK if you had Rainbow Trout of any other naturally top feeding fish, they have genetically adapted. Mid-level feeders like Goldfish and especially bottom feeders like Carp (who also prefer turbid water high in DOC), are not equipped to handle UVB radiation on a permanent basis.
    A lot of what people interpret as Hiding is just that, but not from predation but sunlight.
     
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    Thanks. I've been considering not using my clarifier (UV) since I'll have enough shade to help with the algae.
     
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