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Matala® Biosteps10 External Filter w/ 18 watt UV

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SKU: FI20009

For PONDS up to 2,700 gallon

Matala Expandable gravity filter maximizes Matala® filter media performance. The rugged Biosteps 10 contains an amazing 200 sq. ft. of surface area for beneficial bacteria growth.

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Combined with a cross flow design that traps and processes more debris at high flow rates, you get unparalleled mechanical and biological filtration for superior water quality.

Combine multiple units for large or heavily stocked koi ponds, or use Biosteps 10 with optional UV Clarifier for improved water clarity.

Universal barbed inlet (1", 1-1/4", 1-1/2"), 1-1/2" outlet.

Measures 23-3/16" x 15" x 20-3/16" high.

For ponds up to 10,000 liter / 2,700 gallon, step-wise transition from mechianical filtration to high-efficiency bio filtration.

Features of BIOSTEPS10 filter:

  • State of Art Progressive Filtration.
  • Supplied with sufficient volume of Matala® filtermedia with progressive densities.
  • Filter design enhances growth of different ecological communities of bacteria and planktonic organisms that will colonies different sections of the filter.
  • Cross-Flow Pattern: Traps more dirt at high flow rates without plugging.
  • Flow rate up to 1060 gph maximum per unit.
  • Built-In overflow safety.
  • Easy maintenance.
  • Sloped bottom with extra sink at outlet for easy draining of waste.
  • Modular design allows for future expansion.
  • Rugged construction.

The chart below gives you number of units needed depending upon your pond size.

Garden Pond Size Koi Pond Size # of Units Unit Size Flow Rate
1,600 gals. 800 gals. 1 BioSteps10 w/9-13 watt UV Clarifier 660-1,000 gph
2,700 gals. 1,330 gals. 1 BioSteps10 w/13-18 watt UV Clarifier 1,060 gph
4,000 gals. 2,100 gals. 2 BioSteps10 w/13-18 watt UV Clarifier 1,060 gph per unit
6,000 gals. 3,200 gals. 3 BioSteps10 w/18 watt UV Clarifier 1,060 gph per unit
8,000 gals. 4,230 gals. 4 BioSteps10 w/18 watt UV Clarifier 1,060 gph per unit

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Maximum Filtration Capacity2,700 gallons
Maximum Recommended Flow1,060 gph
UV Bulb18 watt

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