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Aquarium Pharmaceuticals® API FilStar Super Activated Carbon

Aquarium Pharmaceuticals® API FilStar Super Activated Carbon

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Aquarium Pharmaceuticals® API FilStar Super Activated Carbon Information




Canister filter media designed to fit the FilStar XP. A high quality carbon for removal of dissolved organic wastes, foul odors and colors from fresh and saltwater.

Super Activated Carbon - for fresh and salt water:
  • Manufactured specifically for aquarium use
  • Removes dissolved organics, odors, colors, toxins, medications and much more
  • Will not raise phosphate levels in the aquarium
  • Will not affect pH
  • Safe and effective for all types of aquariums, even sensitive reef systems
The highest grade of activated carbon made especially for filtering aquarium water. It has 5 times the adsorptive power of standard charcoal. Super Activated Carbon removes dissolved organic waste that stresses tropical fish and discolors aquarium water.


Specifications

Directions for use in RENA® FilStar Filters:
  • Remove Super Activated Carbon pouch from plastic bag.
  • DO NOT open Super Activated Carbon pouch. One 285 g pouch should be used for every 55 U.S. gallons (208 L) of aquarium water.
  • It is important to rinse Super Activated Carbon pouch under tap water to remove any dust. The rinse water does not have to run completely clear.
  • Place filter pouch directly in FilStar filtration basket after (above) filter foams.
  • Replace pouch every 1 to 3 months, depending on stocking density and water quality.
Use Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Test Kits to monitor water quality weekly. Super Activated Carbon is designed for use with all Filstar filtration media.


Manufacturer Info

Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Aquarium Supplies
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals (API) has been helping people take good care of ornamental fish for over 40 years. Their research and development scientists have advanced the care of fish with all-natural medications, stable bacteria for biological filtration, one-bottle test kits, consumer-friendly dosing caps and much more. They’ve received over 25 global patents for their breakthrough innovations in the aquatics industry. And they continue to look for ways to improve the fishkeeping experience for hobbyists. Research. Experience. Dedication to scientific, quality treatment for healthy fish. It’s what makes API the first choice of aquarium owners. API manufactures and sells hundreds of products across many different product categories, including aquarium and pond treatments, aquarium equipment, aquariums and fish nutrition.

Aquarium Pharmaceuticals® API FilStar Super Activated Carbon Reviews



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Posted: 2/18/2014 from ALBRIGHTSVILLE, PA UNITED STAT
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Comments: very good only one i use


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Posted: 3/28/2012 from CA UNITED STATES
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Comments: I have a Rena FilStar xP3 on my turtle tank and only need to change this carbon every 3-4 weeks when using 1 packet. Turtles are notoriously messy, but this carbon keeps the water clear and odor-free with little effort. It's more expensive than bulk carbon, but it comes with the added convenience of being pre-measured in its' own filter sock.


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