Filter Media

Crystal clear water and healthy fish start with effective filtration! Here at [Pet Shop Name], we offer a comprehensive selection of fish filter media to ensure your aquarium thrives. Filter media provides a vital surface area for the growth of beneficial bacteria, the hidden heroes that break down fish waste and maintain a healthy water ecosystem.

Understanding Filter Media:

There are three main types of filter media, each playing a crucial role:

  • Mechanical Media: Traps uneaten food, fish waste, and debris, keeping your tank sparkling clean. Examples include filter sponges and pads.
  • Biological Media: Provides a haven for beneficial bacteria to colonize and break down harmful ammonia and nitrites into less toxic nitrates. Popular options include bio-rings, ceramic media, and filter floss.
  • Chemical Media: Removes dissolved impurities like odors or medications from the water. Activated carbon is the most common type of chemical media.

Choosing the Right Filter Media:

The ideal filter media combination depends on your specific tank setup, fish population, and desired outcome. Our knowledgeable staff is happy to help you select the perfect combination for your needs.

Benefits of High-Quality Filter Media:

  • Crystal Clear Water: Effective filtration removes waste and impurities, resulting in sparkling clean and healthy aquarium water.
  • Reduced Maintenance: Regular cleaning of mechanical media keeps your filter functioning optimally.
  • Healthy Fish: Beneficial bacteria breakdown harmful toxins, creating a safe and healthy environment for your finned friends.
  • Long-Lasting Performance: Many biological media types are reusable, offering long-lasting performance and cost-effective filtration.

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API Ammo-Carb 567g AmmoCarb

API Ammo-Carb 567g AmmoCarb

$16.95

API Ammo-Chips 1.36kg AmmoChips

API Ammo-Chips 1.36kg AmmoChips

$24.71 WAS 32.95

API Ammo-Chips 737g AmmoChips

API Ammo-Chips 737g AmmoChips

$13.46 WAS 17.95

Api Bio-Chem Zorb 283G

Api Bio-Chem Zorb 283G

$45.95

Api Nitra-Zorb 210G Nitrazorb

Api Nitra-Zorb 210G Nitrazorb

$46.95

Api Phos-Zorb 210G Phoszorb

Api Phos-Zorb 210G Phoszorb

$26.95

API Water Softening Pillow

API Water Softening Pillow

$16.95

Aquarium Systems Filter Sock 100 Micron

Aquarium Systems Filter Sock 100 Micron

$13.46 WAS 17.95

Aquarium Systems Filter Sock 200 Micron

Aquarium Systems Filter Sock 200 Micron

$13.46 WAS 17.95

AZOO 4 in 1 Active Filter Media 5L

AZOO 4 in 1 Active Filter Media 5L

$74.96 WAS 99.95

Blue Treasure NP Bio Pearls Media 500ml

Blue Treasure NP Bio Pearls Media 500ml

$29.96 WAS 39.95

Boyd Enterprises Chemi-Pure 5oz 142g

Boyd Enterprises Chemi-Pure 5oz 142g

$14.96 WAS 19.95

Dymax Anti-Ammonia Rock 500g

Dymax Anti-Ammonia Rock 500g

$18.95