Miniature ultraviolet sterilizer for aquariums less than 30 gallons
UV sterilizer kills green free-floating algae and microorganisms for clear, healthy water
Upgrade your nano aquarium with this discreet 3-Watt UV sterilizer
Easy UV upgrade means better water quality and clarity in your nano aquarium. JBJ NanoZapp Inline Submersible UV Sterilizer boasts a sleek, compact design for versatile aquarium placement in any JBJ 28-gallon Nano Cube Aquarium or any aquarium less than 30 gallons. Fully submersible miniature ultraviolet sterilizer allows convenient in-tank installation.
NanoZapp Inline UV Sterilizer utilizes a 3-watt UV-C lamp to eradicate harmful microorganisms and green free-floating algae. Unique, air-tight quartz sleeve allows 99% transmission rate to efficiently neutralize disease-causing pathogens. Includes (2) 10-1/2" lengths of 1/2" ID tubing. For use with aquarium pump flow rate of 100-225 gph. NanoZapp Inline UV Sterilizer measures 8"x 1-1/2" x 1-1/2".
Please click on "More Information" for specifications, installation and maintenance instructions.
NanoZapp Specifications Model #: MT-NZ3 UV Lamp: G3.5 Bi-Pin (3 Watt) Volts/Hz: AC110V/60Hz Pump Flow Required: 100-225 gph Aquarium Capacity: 30 Gallons Life of UV Lamp: Approximately 5,000 Hours Wavelength: 253.7 nm Dimensions: 8"x 1-1/2" x 1-1/2"
Important Safety Instructions
Read All Safety Instructions Before Use.
Inspect UV Lamp & Quartz Sleeve Prior to Installation
Upon receiving this product, please loosen the quartz sleeve cover and inspect the quartz sleeve and lamp for any damage. Close attention should be observed to the UV lamp & Quartz Sleeve prior to use. Please contact FosterandSmithAquatics if your product is found damaged.
Installation into JBJ 28 gal Nano Cube Series
The NanoZapp is the perfect complement to the 28g Nano-Cube Aquarium; you can enjoy the benefits of sterilization while the NanoZapp is discreetly hidden.
Remove one of the pumps.
Measure and cut included hose.
Connect NanoZapp to hose.
Plug into electrical outlet.
Installation into a Non JBJ Nano Cube
The NanoZapp™ was designed for the 28g Nano Cube Aquarium, but it is so versatile that it can be used with most nano aquariums on the market. Each end of the sterilizer is installed with a 1/2" diameter connector. The total length of the NanoZapp is 8 inches. Remove your existing pump/hose and connect securely. You will need to measure and cut the included 1/2" hose.
Flow Rate: Requires a flow rate of 100-225 gallons per hour.
It is important to keep this appliance clean. Always unplug the appliance before performing maintenance or cleaning of the pre-filter sponge, pump, and quartz sleeve. Make sure hands are completely dry before re-plugging into an electrical outlet.
Cleaning the Quartz Sleeve - Monthly
The Quartz Sleeve acts as a barrier between the water and the UV-C lamp to maintain proper operating temperatures and allow for a 99% transmission rate. Cleaning the Quartz Sleeve is crucial to the UV's success and should be performed monthly.
Step 1: Unplug pump and NanoZapp from electrical outlet.
Step 2: Unscrew the black quartz sleeve cover (counterclockwise).
Step 3: Clean any unwanted algae and debris from the outside of the quartz sleeve.
Note: Vinegar may be used to remove calcium deposits on the exterior of the quartz sleeve. Clean residual off before re-installing.
Replacing the UV-C Lamp - 6 to 9 months
The UV-C lamp has an average life span of 5,000 hours of operation. Although the lamp may illuminate, it will not perform effectively for disease control. Lamp should be replaced before it expires. You can check the status of the lamp by an illuminated blue color at the bottom of the NanoZapp.
Step 1: Twist off black quartz sleeve cover (counterclockwise).
Step 2: Gently pull quartz sleeve out.
Step 3: Unplug the UV-C lamp and plug in new lamp.
Algae, parasites, and bacterial diseases are a nuisance in any aquarium. There is nothing more disheartening than watching hours of meticulous aquarium maintenance come undone. Read how aquarium UV sterilizers can help.
Microscopic organisms can be one of your aquarium's worst enemies. A UV sterilizer is a great way to help protect both current aquarium inhabitants and new additions from the health risks presented by bacteria and parasites. Learn more here.
UV sterilizers have many advantages and very few drawbacks. They are easy to install, require low maintenance, and are affordable. They can provide huge health benefits for your fish. Use our handy chart to help you choose the best UV sterilizer.
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