Is Biohome ultimate any good?

Is Biohome ultimate any good?

5.0 out of 5 stars So far so good! So far so good, I have no way of knowing yet if this is starting to grow beneficial bacteria, but it’s very well constructed and extremely porous so I expect it to work very well. It was not very dusty, just a quick rinse and I added it to my Seachem Tidal 110 in a Seachem media bag.

How long does Biohome ultimate last?

HOW LONG DOES BIOHOME LAST? Structurally the filter media can last indefinitely but efficiency start to decline after 6-10 years of use even in a well set up filter where media is protected by foams and allowed to operate in clean water.

What does Biohome ultimate do?

Biohome Ultra Media It allows both nitrifying (aerobic) and denitrifying (anaerobic) bacteria to grow on and through it’s unique structure. We recommend a low flow rate to provide maximum contact time.

How much Biohome media do I need?

Officially, Biohome recommends using the following amount: 1 kilogram per 100 liters in a normally stocked tank. 1.5 kilograms to 2 kilograms per 100 liters in a heavily stocked tank.

What is Biohome Ultimate made of?

Biohome is known as a ‘SINTERED GLASS’ media as it is mostly constructed from special sand. This material is colonised much faster than ‘CERAMIC’ media which is made from clay. The 3D shape with the highest surface area per volume is a sphere.

How much is a Biohome fx6?

This kit contains 5kg of Biohome Ultimate, two sets of coarse, medium and fine foams plus lots of gel filter starter balls to seed the filter with beneficial bacteria and prevent any ammonia or nitrite spikes if this kit is used to replace media in a mature system.

Should you replace Bio media?

Summary. Some filter media, like bio-media, does not need to be changed. Other media like sponges can be cleaned and re-used multiple times before needing to be changed, usually in about 3-6 months. Chemical filtration definitely should be changed every 1-2 months of continuous use.

What media is best in a canister filter?

Mechanical. Mechanical media is arguably the most important part of your canister filters. This media protects the chemical and biological media from becoming clogged by large debris Mechanical media always goes in the canister first and should before the other types in your filter.

Who makes Biohome media?

Developed by a AQUA-BIO UK Ltd with a proven track record of manufacture of filter media used worldwide for over 20 years in the aquatic industry .

What are the differences between biobiohome ultimate and BioHome mini?

Biohome Ultimate is identical to Mini with the addition of trace elements, including iron and maganese, to support beneficial bacteria growth. Bacteria growth in Ultimate is very fast to control ammonia and nitrite.

How much space does biobiohome ultimate media occupy?

Biohome Ultimate Media is the ultimate media for canister, HOB and sump filters. 1 kg occupies about 72 cu in. To see how much your filter requires return to the Home page and click on the link at the top, ā€œ How Much Do I Nee dā€.

What is BioHome ultimate Marine Media?

Biohome Ultimate Marine Media is made for saltwater aquarium,made from industrial grade material to ensure a long working life. Biohome Ultimate Marine is an efficient biological filter media and good mechanical filtration must be provided to insure the water passing through it does not contain any debris that might clog it and reduce efficiency.

What is BioHome filter media used for?

Biohome Aquarium filter media allows both nitrifying (aerobic) and denitrifying (anaerobic) bacteria to grow on and through its unique structure. Biohome Ultimate Media is most suitable for canister filters, overhead filters, large HOB and small shower / trickle filters.