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Filter Media & Foams

All external and internal aquarium filters will need maintaining and the foams and media inside will need regular cleaning and occasionally replacing.

The length of time between cleaning and replacement will depend on your own aquarium, fish stock levels, type of fish kept and planting as these all play a part in how much waste your tank produces.

It is important to remember a few key rules however when maintaining the media:

1. Never use chemicals, soap or detergent for cleaning things that are going back into the tank

2. Only ever use aquarium water to rinse media (or you will kill the good bacteria that have established)

3. If you need to replace the foams or sponges, only change half the media at a time (if possible) so that you do not lose all the beneficial bacteria.

We stock replacement media and foams for the BiOrbs (also fit BiUbes), Interpet, Fluval, Superfish Aqua Pro and Aqua Flow, Tetra, API Nexx, Juwel and many more.

  • Aqua Pro 1 2 Peat Kit Image

    Aqua-Pro 1-2 Peat Filter Kit - With Basket

    Superfish Aqua-Pro 1-2 External Aquarium Filter Peat Kit - With Basket Brand New & Boxed Superfish Peat Plus, Peat granulate the natural way to lower pH values in tropical freshwater aquariums. This comes with the basket to Fit both the Superfish...

    £8.50 £5.95
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    Aquarium Activated Carbon 400g

    Superfish Activated Carbon is highly porous, providing large amounts of surface area for adsorbtion of impurities. It effectively removes heavy metals, odors, discolorations, organic contaminants and pollutants to leave your aquarium water crystal clear...

    £7.99
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  • Hidom Replacement Sponge Group Image Hidom Replacement Sponge 1 Image

    Aquarium Filter Hidom Sponge

    Hidom Aquarium Filter Sponge Media Foam Replacements *Please select from the drop down menu the size and quantity of your replacement foam. Captures large particles and debris for effective mechanical filtration, a crucial stage in the filtration...

    As low as £1.95
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  • Biorb Marine Service Kit Image

    BiOrb Marine Service Kit

    Reef One Biorb Marine Service Kit - Suitable for Biorb and Biube Reef One have made sure that maintaining a Marine aquarium is not much more involved than a freshwater aquarium, by supplying everything you need in a handy kit.  The kit...

    £9.75
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  • Brightwell XPort Bio Cubes Filter Media Brightwell XPort Bio Cubes Filter Media

    Brightwell XPort Bio Cubes Filter Media

    Brightwell XPort Bio Cubes - Marine Freshwater Filter Media Ultra-porous Biological Media with Superior Performance Characteristics OverviewHighest porosity and largest useable surface area, per unit weight or volume, of all filtration media available...

    As low as £12.95
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  • CF TetraTec Carbon - For All EX Filters Image

    CF TetraTec Carbon - For All EX Filters

    CF TetraTec Carbon - For all EX Filters Reliably removes organic wasteReduces odours and water discolourationKeeps water looking freshPhosphate free and pH neutral - no adverse affect on water chemistryTakes unwanted chemicals out of aquarium water (e.g...

    £9.29 £7.45
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  • Clean Water Aquarium Filter Media-Group Image Clean Water Aquarium Filter Media-Image 1

    Clean Water Aquarium Filter Media

    Cleanwater Aquarium Filter Media For Clear Healthy Water A150 A300 *Please select the required item from the menu Cleanwater is a mixture of baked clay beads and special resins. It helps to reduce all substances in the water which tend to promote the...

    £5.95
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  • Exxodus BAC Group Image Exxodus BAC 1 Image

    Continuum Exxodus BAC - Aquarium Filter Media

    Continuum Exxodus BAC - Marine/ Freshwater Filter Media Exxodus•BAC is an extremely porous filtration medium designed to be used in both freshwater and marine aquariums and aquatic systems for bio-filtration. It literally has the highest surface area of...

    As low as £13.95
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  • Exxodus Nitryx Group Image Exxodus Nitryx 1 Image

    Continuum Exxodus Nitryx - Aquarium Nitrate Removal

    Continuum Exxodus Nitryx - Marine/ Freshwater Nitrate Remover Exxodus•Nitryx is an extremely porous filtration medium designed to be used in all aquariums and aquatic systems for bio-filtration. It literally has the highest surface area of any...

    As low as £13.95
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  • FF TetraTec Filter Floss - For EX 1200 Image

    FF TetraTec Filter Floss - For EX 1200

    FF TetraTec Filter Floss - For EX 1200 The advanced Tetratec FF Filter Floss is specially designed for use in Tetratec External Filters EX 600 and EX 700.FeaturesRemoves fine particlesEasy to use  

    £6.39 £5.75
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  • FF TetraTec Filter Floss - For EX2400 - Image 1

    FF TetraTec Filter Floss - For EX2400

    FF TetraTec Filter Floss - For EX 2400   The advanced Tetratec FF Filter Floss is specially designed for use in Tetratec External Filters EX 2400 Features: Removes fine particles Easy to use  

    £9.95
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  • Fluval Ammonia Remover 540g Image

    Fluval Ammonia Remover 540g (3 x 180g bags) - A1480

    Fluval Ammonia Remover - 540g (3 x 180g bags) Freshwater Use Only Fluval Ammonia Remover is a natural ion-exchange media designed to remove toxic ammonia as water passes over it. Controlling ammonia levels reduces stress on fish. Use this product to...

    £10.95
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  • Fluval Bio Foam Group Image Fluval Bio Foam FX Image

    Fluval Bio Foam

    Genuine Fluval Bio Foam - For External Fluval Filters For Freshwater and Marine Use Fluval Bio-Foam performs exceptional mechanical and biological filtration. Bio-Foam's dense structure is very effective at trapping small particles that are not captured...

    As low as £6.45
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  • Fluval Biomax Group Image Fluval Biomax 500g Image

    Fluval Biomax

    Fluval Biomax Filter Media - Aquarium Filtration For Freshwater and Marine Use Fluval Biomax rings are a biological media for Stage 3 Filtration. It has a complex pore system creating an optimal environment on which the good bacteria thrive. It allows...

    As low as £6.99
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  • Fluval Carbon Foam Pad Image

    Fluval Carbon Foam Pad 2pcs FX4 FX5 FX6 (A249)

    Genuine Fluval Carbon Foam Pad - For FX Series External Filters For Freshwater and Marine Use Fluval Carbon Impregnated Foam Pads are specially designed for Fluval FX4 FX5 and FX6 High Performance Canister Filters. These carbon impregnated pads...

    £10.95
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  • Fluval Clean & Clear Cartridge 2pcs A499 Fluval Clean & Clear Cartridge 2pcs A499

    Fluval Clean & Clear Cartridge 2pcs A499

    Genuine Fluval Internal Clean & Clear Cartridge Fits The Fluval U1, U2, U3 and U4 Filters The Fluval Clean & Clear cartridge is packed with special high performance resins, proven to reduce phosphate and nitrate for a cleaner, clearer aquarium...

    £6.99
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  • Fluval Clearmax 300g Image

    Fluval Clearmax 3 x 100g - A1348

    Fluval Clearmax Filter Media - 300g (3 x 100g bags) For Freshwater & Marine Use Fluval CLEARMAX is a science grade resin designed to absorb phosphate, nitrite and nitrate.  Removal of these compounds results in crystal clear water, less...

    £9.99
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  • Fluval Foam Insert Group Image Fluval Foam Insert 206 Image

    Fluval Foam Insert 106/206/306/406 FX6

    Genuine Fluval Foam Insert - For External Fluval Filters For Freshwater and Marine Use Fluval foam insert acts like a strainer to capture particles and debris floating round the tank and then prevent this waste from clogging biological and fine...

    As low as £5.59
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