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AquaMaxx Carbon One Activated Carbon Filter Media

AquaMaxx Carbon One Activated Carbon Filter Media

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AquaMaxx Carbon One Activated Carbon Filter Media Information

AquaMaxx Carbon One reduces and eliminates organic pollutants, odors and discolorations from your aquarium water. Clearer tank water allows for better light penetration into your aquarium.

Carbon One is a unique activated carbon filter media. It is an efficient coal-based carbon with a low density, high adsorbtion capacity. Less Carbon One is required when compared to bituminous carbons. AquaMaxx Carbon One features a highly developed pore structure. The macro, meso and micro pores in Carbon One adsorb both heavy and lightweight compounds as well as discolorations.

  • Iodine Number: 1,000
  • Molasses Number: >300
  • Moisture: 3%
  • Ash & Dust: 0.1% water soluble
  • Wash: Water Washed
  • Rinse before use.
  • Use ½ - 1 cup for every 50 gallons of aquarium water volume.
  • Carbon One should be placed in an area where water will flow through it, like inside a canister filter, for maximum efficiency. Using a media bag is recommended.
  • Carbon One is safe to use in both fresh and saltwater aquarium systems.
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Manufacturer Info

AquaMaxx is a Southern California-based aquarium supply company that entered the market in mid-2008 with a line of affordable metal halide bulbs. The brand quickly gained recognition as word spread about the high quality and low cost of their lamps. In 2009, AquaMaxx released a line of aquarium filter socks and, in early 2010, unveiled an assortment of high-performance protein skimmer accessories and upgrades.


AquaMaxx Limited Manufacturer Warranty
AquaMaxx will warrant all AquaMaxx products to be free from manufacturing defects for one year from the original purchase date when purchased through an authorized AquaMaxx retailer. This warranty does not cover any damages caused by misuse, neglect, alterations or improper handling/transport/maintenance/installation. AquaMaxx does not cover personal injury, personal loss, or other damages associated with the use of these products.

AquaMaxx Carbon One Activated Carbon Filter Media Reviews

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trouble with phosban 150

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3.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: size of the carbon grains are to small. Floats to the top inside of a phosban 150 reactor. Go with a bigger sized carbon maybe matrix carbon. Other than that its carbon does what its supposed to. Just go with a good brand if you want better reactor performance.

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Carbon One

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 11/2/2012 from SHASTA, CA UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: I like the ease of use for this product. I will continue with this product.

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AM Carbon

Reviewers Rating Great

Posted: 10/19/2012 from LA PUENTE, CA UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: The Aqua Max Carbon does a good job of clearing up the aquarium when needed. There are better carbons out there, but for the price, I prefer this one. The differences between the others and this one does not warrant the price difference, so I'll stick with this brand. Cheaper and just as effective !!

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Best tank carbon

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 10/12/2012 from ORIENT, OH UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: I have 2 Motoro stingrays and water quality is a must for keep them healthy,This carbon is the best i have used to date and my rays are more active now with crystal clear water.

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Aquamaxx Carbon

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 4/23/2012 from CHULA VISTA, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner

Comments: Works awsome, Water ultra clear and the slight odor I had is gone. Great product looking forward to the long term results.

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