Aqua UV Classic 8 Watt 3/4 inch UV Sterilizer


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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.

Aqua UV 8W 3/4 inch Classic UV Sterilizer

  • 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

This product can be purchased with or without the wiper.

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
Why Aqua Ultraviolet is different:
  • 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.
Saltwater Sterilizer: up to 70 gallons; Flowrate – 214gph for 90,000 µw/cm2
30,000 µw/cm2 (EOL) 642 gph 75,000 µw/cm2 (EOL) 256 gph
45,000 µw/cm2 (EOL) 428 gph 90,000 µw/cm2 (EOL) 214 gph
60,000 µw/cm2 (EOL) 321 gph
Weight 4 lbs
UV Sterilizers

8 Watt with wiper, 8 Watt without wiper