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API Bio-Chem Stars

SKU 017163017318
Original price R 595.00 - Original price R 595.00
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R 595.00
R 595.00 - R 595.00
Current price R 595.00
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API Bio-Chem Stars

API® BIO-CHEM STARS biological media provides a home for growing massive colonies of nitrifying bacteria to establish and maintain a healthy aquatic ecosystem. The nitrifying bacteria convert harmful ammonia into nitrate. This is called the nitrogen cycle, and it occurs naturally in all underwater environments. Your fish will produce waste, which fuels the growth of the beneficial bacteria that will comprise your “biological filter”. These bacteria continue to grow as your aquarium ages – living on the top layers of the aquarium gravel, or in filter media such as API BIO-CHEM STARS biological media.

Formed under a patented production process that creates a 50-70 micron internal pore network. This pore size is optimal for the growth of beneficial, nitrifying bacteria that remove toxic ammonia and nitrite. Space-age porous polymer allows for rapid transfer of oxygen and water which keeps bacterial colonies healthy and active. Due to their design, API BIO-CHEM STARS biological media achieve 4 times more surface area to colonize bacteria than ceramic rings.

Rinse thoroughly to remove any dust. Place BIO-CHEM STARS biological media in the last compartment of your filter. BIO-CHEM STARS biological media will become colonized by bacteria within several weeks.


What are the measurements of API BIO-CHEM STARS™ biological media?
Each star is 1x1” in diameter. Use API BIO-CHEM STARS biological media for fresh or saltwater aquariums.

Do API BIO-CHEM STARS™ biological media come with a netted media bag?
A filter media bag is not included with API BIO-CHEM STARS biological media.

Size: 20 Stars for up to 380L

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