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API FilStar Micro-Filtration Pad

API FilStar Micro-Filtration Pad


Item #: AP7351

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Canister filter media designed to fit the FilStar XP. For ultra-fine filtration and polishing.

Micro-Filtration Pad:
  • Removes extremely fine waste, sediment, and particles from water
  • Helps clear cloudy water
  • "Polishes" water to help make it crystal clear
Directions for use in all RENA® FilStar Filters:
  • Place pad in last filtration compartment, above all other filter media.
  • Replace pad once a month or sooner if it becomes clogged or if filter flow diminishes.

Manufacturer information

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.

4 Stars


Reviewed on
February 26, 2020

Yes, I would recommend this.


Pros: Cleans well

Cons: Pricey

These micro filters work well in my Filstar Filters.

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Reviewed on
November 07, 2019

No, I would not recommend this.

Efficient -- sort of --- but expensive

Pros: It does filter until it clogs up

Cons: Clogs up, slows water flow, expensive to replace, can't reuse it

The company does not tell you what "micro" means; i.e., the micron filtering size that most water filtration materials show. It sort of does a good job, but it is too small, needs to be replaced too often, and is expensive to replace. I have it a 3 star and not lower because it is efficient in my Filstar xp-xl canister filter, but really vacillated on whether it should be a 2.

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Reviewed on
April 01, 2019

Yes, I would recommend this.

Works Great with Filstar Canister

These are great for the filter they were designed to go with. I only use one 20 and 30 then use these to fill the basket because they seem to be the most effective mechanical filters before the polishing filter.

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Reviewed on
May 20, 2017

Yes, I would recommend this.


Pros: doesn't clog

Cons: last only couple weeks

sufficient filtration without clogging

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Reviewed on
June 18, 2010

Yes, I would recommend this.

clear water

Been using these pads for a couple of years now and love the fact they are cut perfect for my Rena filter. They do exactly what they say they do.

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jaime vasquez

Reviewed on
January 09, 2007

Yes, I would recommend this.

filter frenzy

this filter is very soft when taken out of the box,but it works hard to remove fine particles from your water ,i would recommend this to anyone with rena xp canister filter ,i get crystal clean water

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