Aquarium H2o Mixed Filter Media in A Mesh Bag 1.1lb (500g), filter bag with zipper consists of 12 Filter Media. These include volcanic rocks, medical stone, zeolite, coral sand, nanometer bacterial rings, infrared bacterial rings, biological beads, bio ball, activated carbon, infrared microspheres, ceramic rings and red breathing rings. Designed to work together to reduce toxins in the aquarium or pond. The product contains natural ingredients. Please rinse clean before use.
Here’s how this mixed filter media is typically used:
- Biological Filtration: Quartz Bio Balls serve as a biological filter media in aquatic systems. The porous nature provides surface area for beneficial bacteria to colonize.
- Beneficial Bacteria Colonization: Beneficial bacteria play a crucial role in breaking down and converting harmful ammonia produced by fish waste and decaying organic matter into less harmful nitrate through the nitrogen cycle.
- Surface Area: The design of Quartz Bio Balls maximizes the surface area available for bacteria to thrive. This promotes a healthy and stable biological environment within the aquarium or pond.
- Easy to Clean: The smooth surface of the Quartz Balls makes them easy to clean, allowing for optimal bacterial activity.
- Compatibility: Quartz Bio Balls are often compatible with various filtration systems, including canister filters, sump systems, and pond filters.
It’s essential to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for usage and maintenance to ensure the effectiveness of quartz bio ball filter media to maintain water quality in aquatic environments.