JBL PROCRISTAL UV-C Compact plus 11 W
Compact UV-C water clarifier against water cloudiness

  • Cristal-clear and healthy water: 11 W UV-C clarifier for the quick and efficient elimination of greenish and whitish cloudiness in freshwater and marine aquariums
  • Space-saving assembly: connect to external filter. Inlet and outlet are positioned for practical use. Shortest installation length: 42 cm
  • Partial sterilisation for aquariums up to 800 litres (pump max. 500 l/h), to combat floating algae up to 200 l in the aquarium (pump max. 500 l/h). Partial sterilisation reduces the risk of disease. Floating algae turn the water green
  • TÜV tested, safety switch: UV-C bulb switches off automatically when the device is opened. Sturdy, UV-resistant casing, 2- glass-cylinder design
  • Package contents: complete UV-C device, 2 m cable, UV-C bulb 11 W, socket: G23, wall mount, screws, nozzle hose connections for 16-19 mm hoses. Guarantee: 2 years (+2 years upon registration of the product)
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Crystal-clear and healthy water
Poor light conditions, over-fertilisation or even a surplus of nutrients can have negative effects on the aquarium water and may promote algae growth. Floating algae lead to green, bacteria to white clouding. The JBL water clarifier eliminates cloudiness caused by bacteria and floating algae. The aquarium water passes through the sturdy, UV-resistant casing of the clarifier. The UV radiation kills off bacteria, other germs and floating algae as the water passes through. The efficiency of this UV-C water clarifier is particularly high, as the glass bulb is surrounded by a polished, reflective stainless steel foil, which reflects the UV-C radiation and thus doubles the efficiency. This can also help to eliminate persistent algae, such as thread algae, since their spores are also largely killed off.

No harmful side effects
No change of the water values / no negative influence on the essential cleansing bacteria in the filter.

Easy to install
Connect the water clarifier to the external filter or a separate water pump. Thanks to the 90° elbow included in the pack any installation position is possible.

Safety
The JBL UV-C Water Clarifier is TÜV tested and has a safety switch for an automatic switch off when the device is opened. The casing is UV-resistant, consists of sturdy walls and has an LED light that indicates whether the UV-C bulb is switched on.

Difference to the previous model JBL ProCristal UV-C Compact:
The function indicator light is now mounted on the flat side of the electrical unit and the microswitch for the automatic switch-off of the burner when the housing is opened (if the plug has not been removed) has been replaced by a magnetic safety switch. This means that the electrical units of the previous models (Compact) do NOT fit the new ones (Compact Plus) and vice versa.

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JBL PROCRISTAL UV-C Compact plus 36 W

Art. no.:
6047100
EAN Code:
4014162604712
Performance:
11 W
Length:
36,5 cm
Volume packaging:
13 l
Gross weight:
2306 g
Net weight:
1906 g
Weight factor:
0
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
165/210/377 mm

Properties

Animal species: Terrapins, Tropical Terrapins, Turtles, Tetras, Barbels, Danionins, Livebearers, Cichlids - Small “Predators”, Cichlids - Algae Eaters, Cichlids - Large “Predators”, Labyrinth Fish, Goldfish, Veiltails, Catfish, Loaches, Blowfish, Spiny eels & Reedfish, Butterflyfish & Panchaxes, Killifish & Rainbowfish, Juvenile Fish, Silver arowana, Axolotl, Shrimps and dwarf crayfish, Discus fish, Marine fish, Corals, Crustaceans, Guppy, fighting fish, Flowerhorn cichlids, shrimps, cichlids: angelfish, discus, snails, molluscs, Axolotl (cool waters), newts (cool waters)
Animal size: For all animal sizes
Material: Plastic/glass/copper
Colour: grey / black

Electronic label / illuminant

Mercury: No
Dimmable: No

Technical Data

power output in Watt:11 W
Height:141 mm
Length:447 mm
Width:250 mm
voltage:240 V
FAQ
Are two seals on top of each other twice as tight?

The question itself sounds strange and the answer is not surprising. No, do not use two seals under any circumstances. If a seal is not tight, it may already have aged too much or be defective. Two seals on top of each other take up too much space and do not provide increased tightness, on the contrary. Therefore, replace a seal that does not work. By the way: with JBL SiliconeSpray you look after your seals and significantly improve their service life.

How often does the UV-C bulb need to be replaced?

How often a UV-C bulb needs to be replaced, for example in the JBL PROCRISTAL UV-C Compact plus units, depends on its operating system. After a maximum of 6000 - 8000 operating hours, the output will have dropped so far that a change is necessary. In the case of continuous operation (24 hours), a replacement will be necessary after 250 days. That’s why in ponds the bulb is best changed in spring while the technology is being restarted.

Is the UV-C bulb defective if it rattles and there is a small ball inside?

No, this bead consists of mercury and is absolutely necessary. The bulb is only defective if the ignition filament is torn.
After the lamp has been ignited, the temperature inside increases and liquefies this bead, creating mercury vapour. The resulting ionisation processes ensure the desired UV-C radiation to kill germs, bacteria and algae. Due to the mercury content, used UV-C bulbs may only be disposed of at appropriate collection points (e.g. for fluorescent tubes).

Why is combatting cloudiness less effective than partial sterilisation?

A partial sterilisation (against bacteria) is more effective than eliminating clouding caused by floating algae. Why? Because the cell structure of bacteria is quite simple. That’s why it is easier to destroy the cells of bacteria than those of algae.

Should the UV-C water clarifier continue to run when medications are in use?

When using medications you should definitely switch off the UV-C water clarifier.

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Video: JBL ProCristal UV-C water clarifier for clear water in the aquarium

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2021-05-18T21:55:00Z

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