UV light question

kingsnake

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#1
OK, I know many do not use one but is it just because it is not needed (save some cash) or does it actually cause problems to an Octopus?
 

CaptFish

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#2
I dont like them because in a addition to killing bad organisms in your tank it also kills good ones.
 

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Personal prefrence. it will not affect the octopus in anyway, but I advise against it because i feel biological filtration is more important and the UV filter kills some of the important organisms that are needed for good biological filtration.
 

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