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Coralife Replacement Lamp - Pl Type For Turbo Twist

Coralife Replacement Lamp - Pl Type For Turbo Twist

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One dilemma that aquariums develop early on if they get a lot of sunlight is the problem of algae. Algae blooms in an aquarium/pond setting results in a very poor water quality and a really murky water. You could barely see the bottom of the pond/aquarium because of the dense amount of algae in the water. One key way to control algae growth in your water to make it clear is to install a UV lamp to work with your water pump and filter.

As the water is pumped to the filter, the UV light is shined on the water which sterilizes a fast growing alga. While this does not knock out algae completely from your pond, it keeps it in a manageable level. And as a result your pond or aquarium is much cleaner. The UV sterilization process is even more important if your filter is not working properly.

Normally, the filter takes care of certain levels of algae growth but if it’s working under diminished capacity, you would need a UV lamp to boost your pond’s algae fighting capabilities. If your UV lamp is using a turbo twist lamp, you could use a Coralife Replacement Lamp - PI Type 9watt for Turbo Twist from Pet Store. This lamp is a great replacement lamp because it consumes only 9watts. It’s a very cost effective solution yet it does the job perfectly. So, sterilize your algae with Coralife Replacement Lamp - PI Type 9Watt for Turbo Twist.

Replacement Lamp for UV Sterilizers

Dimensions: 6.75in x 1.5in x 1in




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Coralife Aquarium Supplies
Coralife is one of the market’s leading manufacturers of premium aquarium products. The brand is best known for their comprehensive line of aquarium lights, protein skimmers and calcium reactors. Coralife’s unique line of aquarium accessories—protective gloves for maintenance and coral propagation, accurate and affordable digital thermometers and hydrometers—set Coralife apart from other brands and have created quite a following among aquarium hobbyists. With an ever-expanding and diverse product line coupled with customer support that is second-to-none, Coralife sets the bar high for aquarium supply manufacturers and they will no doubt continue to wow aquarists with their innovative, low-cost solutions for years to come.

Coralife Replacement Lamp - Pl Type For Turbo Twist Reviews



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replacement lasted 6 months

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Posted: 6/5/2013 from PLANTATION, FL UNITED STATES
3.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: i have been happy with the water clarity in the past but the last bulb i purchased only lasted 6 months. disappointing considering the cost.i am hopping the next one will last at least a year. we will see.


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Works well

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Posted: 7/2/2012 from EAU CLAIRE, WI UNITED STATES
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Overall I am happy with the Coralife Turbo Twist but the bulbs don't seem to last as long as the box says. I've had 2 out of 4 that have died before the date recommended to change them. One died after about 4 months. Hopefully that was just a dud bulb and this new one will last the full life span. When they work the bulbs do a great job at keeping my water clean. As a side note, it would be nice if the Turbo Twist housing was vented to allow cool air to run through past the bulb, I think they over heat causing them to burn out. Also having it vented would help keep the heat from transferring to the tank water.


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Hmm

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Posted: 4/6/2012 from Cary, NC UNITED STATES
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: This bulb fit my Coralife TurboTwist 6x 18w UV sterilizer and fired right up but I would have felt much more comfortable with it if the base of the bulb was stamped with "Coralife" like my previous bulb had been. Except for the box it came in this one looked generic.


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uv coralife sterilizer lamb

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Posted: 3/10/2011 from RENTON, WA UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: When I get this equipment, my fish is very healthy, and parasites go away couple day. When you used this uv sterilizer, you should replace this lamp every 12 month or no later 16 month. The only thing I don't like is connector because they didn't provide the hose. I used this 36 watt uv sterilizer in my 75 gallon fish tank.


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Works, but expensive

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Posted: 12/15/2010 from WASHINGTON, IL UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: I bought this bulb on a whim because my Coralife 6X Turbo Twist had developed a leak (again) and I wanted to replace the bulb and seals at the same time. I installed the bulb, but since the Turbo Twist still leaked with the new seals, the bulb was useless. The nice thing about the bulb is that it comes with replacement seals and the plastic bracket that keeps the bulb centered. However, I've bought the same exact type bulb for a lot less $. Just need the same type UV bulb (socket) and wattage and it will work just fine for about a third the cost. Bulb is fine if you don't mind the price, but the Turbo Twist soaked my carpet twice in about 5 years with the older body style and the newer body style. I upgraded to the Ultralife Ultra V based on solid reviews, size, and of course not having to worry about it leaking 2 years down the road.


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Works as advertized

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Posted: 11/14/2010 from BOXFORD, MA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Prompt shipping got it here. Good packaging got it here without damage. We'll see how long it lasts....


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Bulb Replacement

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Posted: 7/9/2010 from ATASCADERO, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: We inherited the UV Sterilizer in this outdoor fresh water pond. The whole system was shut off for over three months. Once I replaced the bulb and cleaned the Quartz tube the water began to clear up. In one week it went from pea soup to two feet of clear water. I think it'll clear up to the four foot bottom within another week or so.


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Coralife Replacement Lamp

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Posted: 7/9/2010 from Plant City, FL UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: As always coralife supplies a top notch product. Lamp includes new o-rings bulb holder and clear directions.


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Great Bulb

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Posted: 2/13/2010 from ATLANTA, GA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: This bulb has never giving me any trouble, and the UV keeps my water clarity high.


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Great bulb

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Posted: 10/30/2009 from TACOMA, WA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I've been running the 18 watt turbo twist in my 55 gallon tank for nearly three years after noticing some "fuzz" on one of the Paradise sharks, within a day it was gone and the water seemed to clear up better. With three years of use I figured it was time to get a replacement bulb and the best choice is the original type. It came with new "O" rings and a new spacer for the bulb. I couldn't be happier!


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