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Bio Balls for Pond Filters
In your waterfall filter you are likely using heaving lava rocks. These can be replaced with a light weight option to make your pond maintenance easier.
Bio Balls never need to be rinsed off! They have a unique designs that does not trap dirt, but still performs the function of biological surface are food good bacteria to grow on.
The biological filter in your pond is a very important piece of your pond filtration system. Replacing the lava rock in your Biofalls filter with Bio balls will increase the biological filters capacity, improving your filter system! You should also notice a slight increase in water flow from your Biofalls filter because the bioballs have less water resistance than lava rocks.
Bio Balls have 44 square feet of surface area compared to lava rocks that only have 16 square feet of surface area for beneficial bacteria to grow on. The surface area of lava rocks will change over time as they clog, the surface area on bioballs will remain the same.
Bio Balls sink, are black in color, and fit perfectly inside black mesh bags for easy lifting.
These are a must have for your Aquascape Designs Biofalls Filter!
How many Bioballs do I need?
1 cubic foot for the micro biofalls filter. One mesh bag is needed for this amount.
1.5 cubic feet of Bio Balls for the Aquascape mini Biofalls filter. One mesh bag is needed for this amount
3 cubic feet of bio balls for the Aquascape standard Biofalls filter. Two mesh bags are needed for this amount.
5 cubic feet of bio balls for the Aquascape Grande Biofalls filter. Four mesh bags are needed for this amount.
1.5 Cubic foot for the new Aquascape Signature Series Biofalls filter 2500. One mesh bag is needed for this amount.
3 Cubic Feet for the new Aquascape Designs Signature Series Biofalls filter 6000. Two mesh bags are needed for this amount.
Approximately 400 Bioballs per cubic foot.
These bioballs can only be found at PondDepot.com