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Filter Media

Filters are an extremely important element when it comes to aquariums, not only do they keep strain and clean the water but they also keep any inhabitants happy. Discover an extensive selection of filter media for your aquarium below at Pond Planet.

Types of filter media available at Pond Planet

Aquarium filters remove any unwanted waste and debris from the water, filter media plays an important role in this job. We are home to a vast range of filter media products from many leading brands such as, Fluval, Tetra, Eden and much more. When purchasing filter media it is important to take into consideration the many variations available here at Pond Planet.

Mechanical Filter Media - This form of media is usually the first level of filtration, removing waste and debris from the water. Various media is put together (a mix of coarse and fine pads, sponges and wool) to catch and remove particles of waste are caught.

Biological Filter Media - Using waste product bacteria to create healthy, helpful bacteria this form of filter media is an important part of providing filtration.

Chemical Filter Media - Usually the last part of filtration, this vital stage leaves the water as clean as possible thanks to the use of carbon. As this is at the end of the process it ensures that helpful bacteria on the biological media is left in the water.

If you are unsure which aquarium filter media you need, please don't hesitate to get in touch with our experienced sales team on 01642 612419 or alternatively head to our contact us page.