Vertex Rox 0.8 Carbon Filter Media

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Vertex Aquaristik Rox 0.8 Activated Carbon is the highest grade acid washed extruded carbon available on the market today.

Features:
  • Steam activated produced to the highest quality Food-Grade required by the FDA.
  • Unmatched adsorption properties.
  • High mechanical strength and low dust content.
  • ROX Carbon offers superior pore size and structure, which makes it capable of adsorbing a wide range of molecule and particle sizes.
  • These superior adsorption qualities facilitate the capture and retention of: medication, organics, chemicals, color contaminants, odors, and water column impurities.
  • Electrostatic attraction and chemical bonding is utilized to accumulate and trap contaminants to pore walls and/or outer pellet surfaces.
  • Small pellet size and high porosity provides more surface area increasing adsorption rates to that required by the medical industry.
  • PH neutral.
  • For use in Saltwater, Freshwater, and Ponds.
Product Specifications:
  • Iodine Number: 1000min.
  • Ball-Pan Hardness: 97min.
  • Particle Size <0.6mm, MASS-%: 0.5max.
  • Iron (ACID EXTR.), MASS-%: 0.02max.
  • Moisture (AS PACKED), MASS-%: 5max.
  • PH: Neutral

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Manufacturer Info

Vertex Aquaristik Aquarium Supplies
Vertex Aquaristik is a German company with many fresh ideas and innovations new to the aquarium hobby. Their products are developed only after extensive research and testing in simulation and field trials. They purposely abuse products during the test phase to determine if they can handle the wear and tear of aquarium keeping. The company is determined to provide solutions that stand the test of time. No expense is spared during the production process to ensure customers enjoy uncompromising quality and value. Vertex Aquaristik manufactures high-quality calcium reactors, protein skimmers, zeolith-based filters, wavemakers and accessories.

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If you run GAC for your reef, Rox 0.8 is the way to go. This one from Vertex is priced similar to BRS and Aquamaxx and is comparable in quality. Vertex Rox has been around for longer, so I trust this brand more.
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