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Zeolite Zeoaqua for aquarium and fish farm filters, fraction 1-2.5mm, 5L each

  • Zeolite Zeoaqua for aquarium and fish farm filters, fraction 1-2.5mm, 5L each

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      Highly effective sorbent of natural origin, filter filler, 5L in plastic buckets. Made in EU.

  • Zeolite Zeoaqua - a natural substance that absorbs various pollutants in water: fine suspended particles (up to 4µm), ammonium (up to 95%), COD, heavy metals, organic pollutants, unpleasant odors, prevents the formation of chloramines in swimming pools, reduces chlorine consumption.


    Designed for drinking water and dirty swimming pools, aquariums, fish farm ponds.

    One of the most important functions of the zeolite is the removal of ammonium. Ammonium in water contains two forms of NH3 (toxic free ammonium) and the cation NH4 + (low toxic).
    Because of its toxicity to fish, the ammonium level in the water should be constantly tested.

    The source of ammonium in the water is the fish itself, i.e. materials they remove, unused food, and decaying parts of plants.


    Zeolite absorbs cation NH4 +. The higher the pH of the water (8 and higher), the more NH3 occurs in the water (conversion from NH4 + to NH3). At pH 7.5, approximately 20% ammonium in water will be toxic. Thus, by removing the cation NH4 + with the help of zeolite, we prevent it from turning into toxic NH3

    As ammonia levels decrease, the potential for formation of fish-dangerous nitrites and nitrates (bacterial oxidation of ammonia to nitrite and further to nitrate) is reduced
    The safe level of free ammonium NH3 is up to 0.02 mg / L. 0.05 mg / L - tolerable up to 3 days.  

    Proposed fraction, depending on cleaning purpose:

    • For sand filter filling: 0-1mm
    • Pool, aquarium filter filler: 1-2.5mm, 2.5-5mm.
    • For pond filters: 2.5-5mm, 4-8mm / 8-16mm / 16-32mm
    • For ponds, aquariums: 4-8 mm / 8-16 mm / 16-32 mm.

    Usage


    For aquarium: 800g zeolite - up to 200l for aquarium. Change once a month.
    Packaging: 5L plastic pail

    Wash before usage.


    The zeolite can be poured into a container of the aquarium filter, or better placed in a mesh bag and placed in the aeration zone or aquarium filter area (where water mixing is better). The zeolite in the bag is easy to remove when you need to replace it or when you will not use it temporarily.
    Zeolite, absorbs ammonia and other pollutants for a limited time (until saturated). Therefore, it is very important to replace used zeolite in time with new one. For aquariums, the normal life is 30-40 days.