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Brightwell Aquatics Katalyst Bioreactive Filtration Media, 600 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Katalyst Bioreactive Filtration Media, 600 grams
Our Price: $54.60
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  • Brightwell Aquatics Katalyst Bioreactive Filtration Media provides an ideal colonization substrate and a suitable source of organic carbon to beneficial microbes responsible for uptake of nitrate and phosphate
  • Helps decrease latent organic material, and hence nitrate and phosphate concentrations, in aquaria, greatly simplifying and improving nutrient control relative to methods based solely upon using vodka or other alcohol/sugar solutions as organic carbon sources
  • May be used with MicroBacter7 and/or as part of a low-nutrient approach to aquarium husbandry
  • Improves water clarity through remineralization of latent dissolved organic compounds present in system
  • Safe for use in all freshwater and marine aquaria, including planted and reef systems
Brightwell Aquatics R.E.E.F. Plate
Brightwell Aquatics R.E.E.F. Plate
Our Price: $35.97
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  • 1 plate (10" X 10" X 1")
  • Made of aragonite-based Xport-Ca material
  • Rapidly grows coralline algae
  • Does not alter aquarium pH, KH, or phosphate levels
  • Easily accommodates multiple frags
  • Approx. 97,000 ft2 surface area per plate for colonization by nitrifying and denitrifying microbes
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Bio 1000 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Bio, 1000 grams
Our Price: $58.60
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  • Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Bio is an Ultra-porous Biological Media with Superior Performance Characteristics
  • Utilizes NanoIntelex Technology to create an enhanced material with vast surface area for colonization by beneficial nitrifying bacteria, resulting in rapid and efficient conversion of ammonia into nitrite and nitrate
  • 1000 grams
  • Xport-BIO is not a chemical filtration media; it must be seeded with appropriate bacteria to begin nitrification. Simply placing Xport-BIO into an established aquarium will slowly seed the media, however seeding with MicroBacter as directed above will significantly decrease cycling time and therefore results in faster results. Seed each 300 g of Xport-BIO used with 40-ml of MicroBacter .
  • The highest colonizable surface area to volume ratio of synthetic biological filtration media available
  • Higher efficiency relative to conventional media results in smaller space requirements to achieve equivalent nitrification
  • May be employed to rapidly decrease ammonia and nitrite concentrations in even the most heavily-stocked aquatic systems
  • May be used in conjunction with Xport-NO3 and Xport-PO4
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Bio 150 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Bio, 150 grams
Our Price: $11.75
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  • Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Bio is an Ultra-porous Biological Media with Superior Performance Characteristics
  • Utilizes NanoIntelex Technology to create an enhanced material with vast surface area for colonization by beneficial nitrifying bacteria, resulting in rapid and efficient conversion of ammonia into nitrite and nitrate
  • 150 grams
  • Xport-BIO is not a chemical filtration media; it must be seeded with appropriate bacteria to begin nitrification. Simply placing Xport-BIO into an established aquarium will slowly seed the media, however seeding with MicroBacter as directed above will significantly decrease cycling time and therefore results in faster results. Seed each 150 g of Xport-BIO used with 20-ml of MicroBacter .
  • The highest colonizable surface area to volume ratio of synthetic biological filtration media available
  • Higher efficiency relative to conventional media results in smaller space requirements to achieve equivalent nitrification
  • May be employed to rapidly decrease ammonia and nitrite concentrations in even the most heavily-stocked aquatic systems
  • May be used in conjunction with Xport-NO3 and Xport-PO4
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Bio 300 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Bio, 300 grams
Our Price: $20.40
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  • Brightwell Aquatics Xport-Bio is an Ultra-porous Biological Media with Superior Performance Characteristics
  • Utilizes NanoIntelex Technology to create an enhanced material with vast surface area for colonization by beneficial nitrifying bacteria, resulting in rapid and efficient conversion of ammonia into nitrite and nitrate
  • 300 grams
  • Xport-BIO is not a chemical filtration media; it must be seeded with appropriate bacteria to begin nitrification. Simply placing Xport-BIO into an established aquarium will slowly seed the media, however seeding with MicroBacter as directed above will significantly decrease cycling time and therefore results in faster results. Seed each 300 g of Xport-BIO used with 40-ml of MicroBacter .
  • The highest colonizable surface area to volume ratio of synthetic biological filtration media available
  • Higher efficiency relative to conventional media results in smaller space requirements to achieve equivalent nitrification
  • May be employed to rapidly decrease ammonia and nitrite concentrations in even the most heavily-stocked aquatic systems
  • May be used in conjunction with Xport-NO3 and Xport-PO4
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-NO3 1000 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-NO3, 1000 grams
Our Price: $60.30
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  • Brightwell Aquatics Xport-NO3 is an Ultra-activated Denitrification Media with Superior Performance Characteristics
  • Utilizes NanoIntelex Technology to create an enhanced, "ultra-activated" material with the capacity to outperform conventional denitrification media by over 300%
  • Seed each 300 g of Xport-NO3 used with 40-ml of MicroBacter
  • 1000 grams
  • Open structure and high surface area results in superior flow-through characteristics and filtration efficiency
  • Higher efficiency relative to conventional media results in smaller space requirements to achieve equivalent denitrification
  • May be employed to rapidly decrease nitrate in even the most heavily-stocked systems
  • Eliminates the need to perform water changes that are carried out for the express purpose of decreasing nitrate in an aquarium system
  • May be used in conjunction with Xport-BIO and Xport-PO4
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-NO3 150 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-NO3, 150 grams
Our Price: $13.50
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  • Brightwell Aquatics Xport-NO3 is an Ultra-activated Denitrification Media with Superior Performance Characteristics
  • Utilizes NanoIntelex Technology to create an enhanced, "ultra-activated" material with the capacity to outperform conventional denitrification media by over 300%
  • Seed each 150 g of Xport-NO3 used with 20-ml of MicroBacter
  • 150 grams
  • Open structure and high surface area results in superior flow-through characteristics and filtration efficiency
  • Higher efficiency relative to conventional media results in smaller space requirements to achieve equivalent denitrification
  • May be employed to rapidly decrease nitrate in even the most heavily-stocked systems
  • Eliminates the need to perform water changes that are carried out for the express purpose of decreasing nitrate in an aquarium system
  • May be used in conjunction with Xport-BIO and Xport-PO4
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-NO3 300 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-NO3, 300 grams
Our Price: $22.20
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  • Brightwell Aquatics Xport-NO3 is an Ultra-activated Denitrification Media with Superior Performance Characteristics
  • Utilizes NanoIntelex Technology to create an enhanced, "ultra-activated" material with the capacity to outperform conventional denitrification media by over 300%
  • Seed each 300 g of Xport-NO3 used with 40-ml of MicroBacter
  • 300 grams
  • Open structure and high surface area results in superior flow-through characteristics and filtration efficiency
  • Higher efficiency relative to conventional media results in smaller space requirements to achieve equivalent denitrification
  • May be employed to rapidly decrease nitrate in even the most heavily-stocked systems
  • Eliminates the need to perform water changes that are carried out for the express purpose of decreasing nitrate in an aquarium system
  • May be used in conjunction with Xport-BIO and Xport-PO4
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-PO4, 2000 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-PO4, 2000 grams
Our Price (price includes free shipping!) $152.20
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Brightwell Aquatics Xport-PO4 is an Ultra-activated Phosphate-adsorption Media with Superior Performance Characteristics

  • Utilizes NanoIntelex Technology to create an enhanced, "ultra-activated" material with the capacity to outperform conventional phosphate-adsorption media by over 500%
  • 2000 grams
  • Removes ~30 - 100 mg phosphate per 1 g of media, dependant upon initial concentration in system
  • Open structure and high surface area results in superior flow-through characteristics and adsorptive efficiency
  • Higher adsorptive capacity relative to conventional media results in smaller space requirements to achieve equivalent phosphate uptake
  • Capable of removing phosphate for over 1-year after initial placement in aquatic system
  • May be used in conjunction with Xport-BIO and Xport-NO3
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-PO4, 350 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-PO4, 350 grams
Our Price: $32.60
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Brightwell Aquatics Xport-PO4 is an Ultra-activated Phosphate-adsorption Media with Superior Performance Characteristics

  • Utilizes NanoIntelex Technology to create an enhanced, "ultra-activated" material with the capacity to outperform conventional phosphate-adsorption media by over 500%
  • 350 grams
  • Removes ~30 - 100 mg phosphate per 1 g of media, dependant upon initial concentration in system
  • Open structure and high surface area results in superior flow-through characteristics and adsorptive efficiency
  • Higher adsorptive capacity relative to conventional media results in smaller space requirements to achieve equivalent phosphate uptake
  • Capable of removing phosphate for over 1-year after initial placement in aquatic system
  • May be used in conjunction with Xport-BIO and Xport-NO3
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-PO4, 700 grams
Brightwell Aquatics Xport-PO4, 700 grams
Our Price: $58.60
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Brightwell Aquatics Xport-PO4 is an Ultra-activated Phosphate-adsorption Media with Superior Performance Characteristics

  • Utilizes NanoIntelex Technology to create an enhanced, "ultra-activated" material with the capacity to outperform conventional phosphate-adsorption media by over 500%
  • 700 grams
  • Removes ~30 - 100 mg phosphate per 1 g of media, dependant upon initial concentration in system
  • Open structure and high surface area results in superior flow-through characteristics and adsorptive efficiency
  • Higher adsorptive capacity relative to conventional media results in smaller space requirements to achieve equivalent phosphate uptake
  • Capable of removing phosphate for over 1-year after initial placement in aquatic system
  • May be used in conjunction with Xport-BIO and Xport-NO3
Coralife Bio Balls Five Gallon
Coralife Bio Balls Five Gallon Box
Our Price: $52.95
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Coralife aquarium Bio-Balls will enable aquarists to maintain large biological loads in much smaller filter areas. The dramatic increase in surface area is achieved by the unique, geometric design of the smaller, one-inch bio-ball. One gallon of Coralife aquarium Bio-Balls, (approximately 1125 balls), has a surface area of approximately 21.5 sq. ft.
Coralife Bio Balls One Gallon Box
Coralife Bio Balls One Gallon Box
Our Price: $15.95
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Coralife aquarium Bio-Balls will enable aquarists to maintain large biological loads in much smaller filter areas. The dramatic increase in surface area is achieved by the unique, geometric design of the smaller, one-inch bio-ball. One gallon of Coralife aquarium Bio-Balls, (approximately 225 balls), has a surface area of approximately 21.5 sq. ft. This increased surface area supports between 45 and 60 gallons of marine life. Available in a 1-gallon box and a beautiful reusable 5-gallon bucket
Seachem Matrix 1 liter
Seachem Matrix, 1 liter
Our Price: $9.99
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Seachem Matrix is a high porosity biomedia that provides efficient biofiltration for the removal of nitrogenous waste. Matrix is a porous inorganic solid about 10 mm in diameter. Each liter of Matrix provides as much surface (>~700 m2) as 170 liters of plastic balls! Plastic bio-materials provide only external surface area, whereas Matrix provides both external and internal macroporous surface area. These macropores are ideally sized for the support of nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria. This allows Matrix, unlike other forms of biomedia, to remove nitrate along with ammonia and nitrite, simultaneously and in the same filter.

  • Natural biofilter support media
  • For freshwater & saltwater aquariums
  • Use 1 liter of Matrix for every 100 gallons of water. Sufficiently large that no filter bag will be required for most applications.
  • Completely inert and will not breakdown. It need not be replaced. Since the majority of the bacteria are internal, Matrix may be rinsed when needed without damaging the filter.
  • Compatible with all types of wet or wet-dry filters
Seachem Matrix 2 liter
Seachem Matrix, 2 liter
Our Price: $17.59
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Seachem Matrix is a high porosity biomedia that provides efficient biofiltration for the removal of nitrogenous waste. Matrix is a porous inorganic solid about 10 mm in diameter. Each liter of Matrix provides as much surface (>~700 m2) as 170 liters of plastic balls! Plastic bio-materials provide only external surface area, whereas Matrix provides both external and internal macroporous surface area. These macropores are ideally sized for the support of nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria. This allows Matrix, unlike other forms of biomedia, to remove nitrate along with ammonia and nitrite, simultaneously and in the same filter.

  • Natural biofilter support media
  • For freshwater & saltwater aquariums
  • Use 1 liter of Matrix for every 100 gallons of water. Sufficiently large that no filter bag will be required for most applications.
  • Completely inert and will not breakdown. It need not be replaced. Since the majority of the bacteria are internal, Matrix may be rinsed when needed without damaging the filter.
  • Compatible with all types of wet or wet-dry filters
Seachem Matrix 4 liters
Seachem Matrix, 4 liters
Our Price: $30.24
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Seachem Matrix is a high porosity biomedia that provides efficient biofiltration for the removal of nitrogenous waste. Matrix is a porous inorganic solid about 10 mm in diameter. Each liter of Matrix provides as much surface (>~700 m2) as 170 liters of plastic balls! Plastic bio-materials provide only external surface area, whereas Matrix provides both external and internal macroporous surface area. These macropores are ideally sized for the support of nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria. This allows Matrix, unlike other forms of biomedia, to remove nitrate along with ammonia and nitrite, simultaneously and in the same filter.

  • Natural biofilter support media
  • For freshwater & saltwater aquariums
  • Use 1 liter of Matrix for every 100 gallons of water. Sufficiently large that no filter bag will be required for most applications.
  • Completely inert and will not breakdown. It need not be replaced. Since the majority of the bacteria are internal, Matrix may be rinsed when needed without damaging the filter.
  • Compatible with all types of wet or wet-dry filters
Seachem Matrix 500 ml
Seachem Matrix, 500 ml
Our Price: $5.54
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Seachem Matrix is a high porosity biomedia that provides efficient biofiltration for the removal of nitrogenous waste. Matrix is a porous inorganic solid about 10 mm in diameter. Each liter of Matrix provides as much surface (>~700 m2) as 170 liters of plastic balls! Plastic bio-materials provide only external surface area, whereas Matrix provides both external and internal macroporous surface area. These macropores are ideally sized for the support of nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria. This allows Matrix, unlike other forms of biomedia, to remove nitrate along with ammonia and nitrite, simultaneously and in the same filter.

  • Natural biofilter support media
  • For freshwater & saltwater aquariums
  • Use 500 ml of Matrix for every 50 gallons of water. Sufficiently large that no filter bag will be required for most applications.
  • Completely inert and will not breakdown. It need not be replaced. Since the majority of the bacteria are internal, Matrix may be rinsed when needed without damaging the filter.
  • Compatible with all types of wet or wet-dry filters
Seachem Safe, 1 Kg
Seachem Safe, 1 Kg
Our Price: $29.37
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Seachem Safe, 1 Kg, is the complete and concentrated dry conditioner for both fresh and salt water. Safe removes chlorine, chloramine and ammonia. Safe converts ammonia into a safe, non-toxic form that is readily removed by the tankís biofilter. Safe may be used during tank cycling to alleviate ammonia/nitrite toxicity. Safe detoxifies nitrite and nitrate, allowing the biofilter to more efficiently remove them. Safe is non-acidic and will not impact pH. Safe will not overactivate skimmers. Use at start-up and whenever adding or replacing water.
  • Removes chlorine, chloramine and ammonia
  • For freshwater & saltwater aquariums
  • Use 100 mg Safe (scoop) per each 100 L (25 gallons) as needed to reduce chlorine and chloramine or per 25 L (6 gallons) for ammonia.
  • Safe is the dry version of Seachem Prime and shares all of itís advantages; however, Safe is even more concentrated than Prime.
Seachem Safe, 250 gm
Seachem Safe, 250 gm
Our Price: $9.78
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Seachem Safe, 250 gm, is the complete and concentrated dry conditioner for both fresh and salt water. Safe removes chlorine, chloramine and ammonia. Safe converts ammonia into a safe, non-toxic form that is readily removed by the tankís biofilter. Safe may be used during tank cycling to alleviate ammonia/nitrite toxicity. Safe detoxifies nitrite and nitrate, allowing the biofilter to more efficiently remove them. Safe is non-acidic and will not impact pH. Safe will not overactivate skimmers. Use at start-up and whenever adding or replacing water.
  • Removes chlorine, chloramine and ammonia
  • For freshwater & saltwater aquariums
  • Use 100 mg Safe (scoop) per each 100 L (25 gallons) as needed to reduce chlorine and chloramine or per 25 L (6 gallons) for ammonia.
  • Safe is the dry version of Seachem Prime and shares all of itís advantages; however, Safe is even more concentrated than Prime.
Seachem Safe, 4 Kg
Seachem Safe, 4 Kg
Our Price: $97.84
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Seachem Safe, 4 Kg, is the complete and concentrated dry conditioner for both fresh and salt water. Safe removes chlorine, chloramine and ammonia. Safe converts ammonia into a safe, non-toxic form that is readily removed by the tankís biofilter. Safe may be used during tank cycling to alleviate ammonia/nitrite toxicity. Safe detoxifies nitrite and nitrate, allowing the biofilter to more efficiently remove them. Safe is non-acidic and will not impact pH. Safe will not overactivate skimmers. Use at start-up and whenever adding or replacing water.
  • Removes chlorine, chloramine and ammonia
  • For freshwater & saltwater aquariums
  • Use 100 mg Safe (scoop) per each 100 L (25 gallons) as needed to reduce chlorine and chloramine or per 25 L (6 gallons) for ammonia.
  • Safe is the dry version of Seachem Prime and shares all of itís advantages; however, Safe is even more concentrated than Prime.