Category Archives: Filter Media

Lower Nitrate (and Phosphate) with BioPellets

Looking at these little plastic pellets, it is difficult to imagine how they actually lower nitrate (and phosphate to a small extent) in a reef aquarium! Well, in reality, it is bacteria that does the real work, but biopellets are the catalyst your tank needs to heavily produce this bacteria. Today we are going to […]

Filter Media Guide: Carbon, GFO and BioPellets

With all of the different types of filter media available for our aquariums, choosing the right kind can be extremely confusing. When keeping a reef aquarium, it is especially important because using the wrong media or using it the wrong way can have some pretty nasty effects on your tank. Carbon, GFO and BioPellets are […]

2 Days Left: Win Chemi-Pure Blue Filter Media!

We are giving away containers of Chemi-Pure Blue to 5 lucky hobbyists to celebrate the release of Boyd’s new all-in-one filter media! Chemi-Pure Blue contains a proprietary blend of premium, low-dust pelletized carbon and high capacity ion-exchange resins skillfully combined to create a superior filter media for marine and reef aquariums. Chemi-Pure Blue reduces organic […]

Black Friday Doorbuster #9: 50% off NPX BioPlastics Filter Media

Black Friday Doorbuster #9: 50% off NPX BioPlastics Filter Media

Southern California aquarium supply wholesaler brings aboard popular UK filter media line

Evolution Aqua PURE Marine Bio Balls National Aquarium Wholesale Supply announced today they have teamed with United Kingdom-based Evolution Aqua to distribute the company’s popular PURE filter media line to customers in the United States. “The addition of Evolution Aqua’s PURE product line is an excellent fit for us,” said David King, Chief Operating Officer […]

Marine Depot GFO and Carbon Filter Media Reactor Product Demo

If you’re shopping for a versatile and affordable aquarium filter,’s new GFO and Carbon Filter Media Reactors may be just the solution you’re looking for. In today’s video, we’ll take a look at these economical reactors and show you how to install and run the single chamber model with carbon filter media. Available in […]

AquaMaxx UltraMaxx AIO All-In-One Filter Media Product Demo

AquaMaxx UltraMaxx AIO All-In-One Filter Media is the only filter media you need for crystal clear water in your freshwater, saltwater fish or reef aquarium. It removes phosphates, silicates, organic pollutants and heavy metals while reducing nitrates and improving oxidation reduction potential (ORP). This long-lasting blend of super absorbent multi-resin media will only need to […]