Replacement Filter Media: AquaClear Media
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AquaClear Media

AquaClear 20/Mini Media
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Quality aquarium filter media for Hagen AquaClear Power Filters
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Replace media to optimize aquarium filter performance and water quality
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Brand name filter media ensure proper fit with AquaClear Power Filters
AquaClear's unique CycleGuard protection is achieved by combining multiple inserts with the largest media volume available (over 6X greater than any comparable cartridge). Alternate replacement of inserts preserves sufficient bacteria populations to rapidly re-seed the biological filter after cleaning. Alternate replacement of inserts preserves sufficient bacteria populations to rapidly re-seed the biological filter after cleaning. Foam filter blocks are cut to fit each of the AquaClear Power Filters precisely to trap dirt and debris. May be rinsed and reused to preserve the beneficial bacteria colonies.

Foam
Foam filter blocks are cut to fit each of the AquaClear filters precisely to trap dirt and debris. May be rinsed and reused to preserve the beneficial biological bacteria colonies. 2-1/2" x 2-1/4" x 1-5/8".

Carbon
Activated Carbon functions effectively to remove dissolved and liquid waste, medications and dyes. Provides many points for the attachment of nitrifying bacteria. 1-1/2 oz.

Amrid
Zeolite in specially sized bags for removal of ammonia. For use with freshwater only. 2.1 oz.

BioMax
Inert ceramic rings promote powerful bacterial growth for biological removal of both ammonia and nitrite.

Articles
Mechanical filtration can greatly improve the health of most aquariums, and is also important for the efficiency of your biological filtration. The process is simple: mechanical media strains solid debris.
Biological filtration is the action of bacteria breaking down dangerous ammonia, converting it to nitrite, and then converting nitrite to less toxic nitrate. This article discusses how the process works.
While most aquarists agree biological filtration is imperative for your aquarium's health, not all agree that mechanical and chemical filtration is absolutely necessary.
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