A revolution in the efficient elimination of green water algae.
Key Benefits Include:
The Vorton offers optimum UVC power for pond sizes up to 18500 litres. Higher-powered UVC bulbs help maximise the elimination of algae and green water, improving the clarity of your pond.
What causes Greenwater?
In certain conditions, large quantities of microscopic algae grow in the water. They create the green water that spoils the appearance of a pond by making it impossible to see plants and fish.
It’s important not to confuse green water with the long strands of blanket weed that are also very common. Green water algae are so tiny that ordinary filters cannot trap them.
How do UVCs work?
As the pond water passes the UV lamp, the light makes the algae clump together so they are caught in the filter foam or sink to the bottom of the pond. You should see an improvement in days and achieve complete clarity in 6 to 8 weeks.
A separate UVC can be connected to the hose run between the pump and filter.
Why are Hozelock Cyprio UVCs so effective?
Water is slowed down as it passes the lamp to increase UV penetration
The Quartz glass tube covering the UV lamp permits effective penetration of UV rays. Ordinary glass cuts this by 90%
UV lamp runs at optimum operating temperature in an enclosed chamber
Water is kept as close as possible to the UV lamp to maximise the UV efficiency
Single-ended lamps last longer and have higher UV output
|Max pond size (with fish) litres||6000 l|
|Recommended flow rate LPH||3000|
|Hose Diameter||20 - 40 mm|
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Please Note: We only deliver ponds and pond plants on our own delivery vehicles!
The blue highlighted area on the map below is where we deliver on our own vehicle! Unfortunately, if you are not in one of these postcode zones we are unable to deliver certain items such as plants, small glass items and selective other products.
We offer a few different delivery options depending on the size and value of your order.
Orders over £50 qualify for free mainland UK (excludes Northern Ireland) delivery which will arrive within 3-5 working days of the order being processed.
Residents of Northern Ireland, please provide your EORI or XI Number.
If you do not have one, please follow the information at https://www.gov.uk/eori
Orders Below £50 in Mainland UK will be charged a standard delivery fee of £5.99.
Additional Shipping Charges
For any orders that do not include Aquariums, the below is charged:
Next Working Day Parcel Delivery to Mainland UK - £7.99 OR £2.99 if the order is over £50
Standard Parcel Delivery to Northern Ireland £8.99
Standard Parcel Delivery to Scottish Highlands & Islands £9.99
Standard Parcel Delivery to Jersey & Guernsey £12.99
For all Aquarium deliveries (Excluding biOrbs & Smaller Aquariums), the below is charged:
Next Working Day Pallet Delivery - £20
2 Hour Booking Slot Pallet Delivery - £20
Pallet Delivery to Northern Ireland - £38
Pallet Delivery to Isle of Wight (PO36 and Above) and Scottish Highlands (AB, PH, IV1-36, IV63, KW1-14, KY, PA21-41) - £38
Pallet Delivery to Southern Ireland - £48
Pallet Delivery to Offshore postcodes (KA27-28, PA20, PA42-49, PA60-90, ZE, JE, GY. IM) - £70
Pallet Delivery to the Scottish Isles (IV40-56, KW15-17) - £90
Pallet Delivery to Outer Hebrides (HS) - £120