Bio-Max Insert (1 x 2.12 oz): This ceramic media provides an optimal environment for the colonization and growth of beneficial bacteria, which is essential for effective biological filtration and water purification. Bio-Max media features a complex bio-ring pore structure which allows toxin-reducing bacteria to thrive. By reducing harmful nitrite and ammonia, Bio-Max increases the efficiency of your biological filtration by up to 30%. Bio-Max media comes in a mesh bag insert for convenient installation. Suitable for both freshwater and saltwater applications.
Carbon Inserts (2 x 1.59 oz): This premium activated carbon improves overall water quality in freshwater and saltwater aquariums. Its exceptional adsorption properties effectively eliminate discoloration, odors, and impurities.
Foam Filter Insert (x 1): This mechanical filter media effectively removes debris and particulate matter from your aquarium water, while preventing waste particles from prematurely clogging the other media in your filter. Primarily a mechanical media, the porous foam structure also provides powerful biological filtration as it is an ideal site for the growth of beneficial bacteria. Suitable for both freshwater and saltwater applications.
For optimal results, replace Foam insert every 2 months, Carbon insert every month, and Bio-Max every 2 - 3 months. Never replace all filter inserts simultaneously to ensure the constant presence of beneficial bacteria. Rinse all insert thoroughly before use.
More about the brand
The Rolf C. Hagen Group of Companies, more commonly known as Hagen Inc, is a pet supplies company founded in 1955 by brothers Rolf, Horst, Dieter Hagen. Hagen's Fluval, Marina, NutraFin and AquaClear brands all specialize in the aquarium hobby, offering filtration systems and media, aquarium lighting, water pumps, aeration and heating equipment, aquarium décor, aquarium maintenance supplies and more! Hagen's Exo-Terra division specializes in reptiles and invertebrates, manufacturing high quality terrariums and terrarium products as well as playing an active role in reptile research and conservation. Hagen also carries other popular brands such as Nutrience products for cats and dogs and Living World products for small pets and birds. Since their founding in 1955, Hagen has grown to become one of the world's largest privately-owned, multi-national manufacturers of pet products. Fun Fact: The popular vampire crab species Geosesarma hagen is actually named after Hagen Inc, owing to their support of the zoological researchers who scientifically described the species. Check out our wide selection of Hagen pet products here at Big Al's Pets.