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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Pond Filtration Matala


BioSteps 10  FREESHIPALT

BioSteps 10

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.

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.

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

Features of Biosteps 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.
Garden Pond Size  Koi Pond Size

 # of Units

 Size Unit

 Flow Rate
1,600 Gals.    800 gals      1   

BioSteps 10  w/ 9-13 watt UV Clarifier 

660 -1,060 gph
2700 Gals.  1330 gals      1 BioSteps 10  w/ 13-18 watt UV Clarifier 1,060 gph*
4000 Gals.  2100 gals      2 BioSteps 10 w/13-18 watt UV Clarifier 1,060 gph per unit*
6000 Gals.  3200 gals      3 BioSteps 10 w/18 watt UV Clarifier 1.060 gph per unit*
8000 Gals.  4230 gals      4 BioSteps 10 w/18 watt UV Clarifier 1,060 gph per unit*
* Please Note: Orders for this item being shipped to California will be responsible to pay CA Sales Tax.  Tax will be added after your order is placed.
Item # Description Price Add to Cart
MF001BIOSTEPS 10$216.00 Free Shipping
MF002BioSteps With 9w UVC Phillips bulb$335.00 Free Shipping
MF003BioSteps with 13w UVC Phillips bulb$350.00 Free Shipping
MF004BioSteps with 18w UVC Phillips bulb$381.00 Free Shipping

BioSteps 10 with Waterfall Discharge  FREESHIPALT

BioSteps 10 with Waterfall DischargeNow you can add an instant waterfall spillway to your BioSteps filter. The optional Waterfall Spillway connects easily to the discharge port of the BioSteps. You can simply position the BioSteps with Waterfall Spillway right next to the pond's edge and let the waterfall spill directly to your pond helping create better oxygen levels. If you want to get fancy, you can position the BioSteps hidden within the rockwork of your ponds waterfall. If you use rubber liner underneath your rock waterfall you can attach the rubber liner to the Waterfall Spillway. Doing this will hide the BioSteps within the rockwork of your pond's waterfall. This will disguise the whole filter and make your pond look more natural.

BioSteps with SpillwayMaximum Flow for BioiSteps Waterfall Spillway is approx 1000 gallons per hour.

You may also purchase the Waterfall Spillway by itself to create a little "Mini Falls" around your ponds edge. Disguise it with rockwork and you'll get a natural looking waterfall easily. The Minifalls 11 comes with a green Matala pad to help filter and distribute flow and a media bag which you can add gravel or carbon to help filter the water and make look more natural.

Maximum Flow for MiniFalls is 1200 gallons per hour.

* Please Note: Orders for this item being shipped to California will be responsible to pay CA Sales Tax.  Tax will be added after your order is placed.

Item # Description Price Add to Cart
BSTPWFBioSteps 10 with Waterfall$258.00 Free Shipping
WFWaterfall for BioStep 10$46.95 Add to Cart

Matala Minifalls

Matala Minifalls The Matala Minifalls 11 is a simple way to add a waterfall feature to the pond and create turbulence to increase the oxygen level. The Minifalls 11 is a stand alone unit which can be hidden behind rocks in your waterfall. The Minifalls11 acts as a header tank. Run your rubber pond liner up underneath the Minifalls 11 during installation. Then arrange your rocks around the Minifalls 11 to disguise it. Be sure it is in a level positon so the water flows evenly over the falls. You will need to use a can of waterfall spray on foam (not included) around the rocks to make sure that the water goes over the rocks instead of under the rocks. The Minifalls11 acts as a header tank and also contains a pad of Green Matala and a mesh bag for gravel or carbon which will increase your filtration.

Maximum flow through the Minifalls 11 is 1200 gph.

Pack includes:
  • Matala Minifalls box
  • Flex-Matala Green filter mat
  • Minifall mesh bag 
Inlet: universal hose adapter (1", 1-1/4", 1-1/2")
Item # Description Price Add to Cart
WF11Waterfall with Green Matala pad and Mesh Bag$53.95 Add to Cart

EZ-Bio 11 Pre Filter Single Core

EZ-Bio 11 Pre Filter Single CorePond pump pre-filters prevent flow reduction due to clogging Help extend pump life by reducing pump stress and damage Offer additional mechanical and biological filtration for pondsSimple and effective biomechanical pre-filters improve pump performance.

Prevents pump damage and flow reduction due to debris and clogs. Expandable units available in single or double Matala filter media core for superior biological filtration. Universal barbed fittings accept 1" to 1-1/2" tubing or 1-1/2" MPT.

The versatile EZ Bio Filter can be used as a biomechanical pre-filter for circulation pumps, filtration pumps, and water fountain pumps.

Max Flow-through Rate EZ Bio 11 Single Core 4-5/16" x 7-7/8" 1,980 gph.

Please Note: The EZ Bio 11 has a single gray core filter element. This gray core element is 4 inch diameter and 7.5 inch long. The older style Blue cores are no longer available.

Replacement core elements are available in Gray size 4"dia. x 7.5" .

The core element slides over a rigid slotted pipe. This rigid slotted pipe has a 1.5" male thread on one end and a 1.5" female thread on the other end. It is possible to connect multiple slotted pipes together to extend the length of the EZ Bio.

* Please Note: Orders for this item being shipped to California will be responsible to pay CA Sales Tax.  Tax will be added after your order is placed.

Item # Description Price Add to Cart
MF005EZ-Bio 11 Pre Filter Single Core$26.95 Add to Cart
EZ11CEZ Bio Grey Replacement Core only 4 in dia x 7.5 in L$14.00 Add to Cart

EZ-Bio 20 Pre Filter Double Core

EZ-Bio 20 Pre Filter Double CoreEasy-to-install pump pre-filter

Simple and effective biomechanical pre-filters improve pump performance. Prevents pump damage and flow reduction due to debris and clogs. Expandable units available in single or double Matala® filter media core for superior biological filtration. Universal barbed fittings accept 1" to 1-1/2" tubing or 1-1/2" MPT. The versatile EZ Bio Filter can be used as a biomechanical pre-filter for circulation pumps, filtration pumps, and water fountain pumps.

The EZ Bio 20 has 2 filter core elements; an internal Gray core combined with a larger Green outer core element. The outer Green core element is 8 inch diameter and 7.5" long.

Please Note: The blue filter media has been replaced with Gray

Replacement core elements are available in Gray size 4"dia. x 7.5" and Green size 8"dia. x 7.5".

The core element slides over a rigid slotted pipe. This rigid slotted pipe has a 1.5" male thread on one end and a 1.5" female thread on the other end. It is possible to connect multiple slotted pipes together to extend the length of the EZ Bio.

EZ Bio Filters Features

Improves Pump Efficiency:
  • Prevents flow reduction due to premature clogging Improves energy usage by reducing pump stress caused by clogs
  • Helps extend pump life
Highly Efficient Filtration:
  • Multiple pore size Progressive density dramatically reduces clogging
  • Large filter volume captures, stores, and biologically processes more organic particles
  •  Large specific area for beneficial bacteria colonization
Easy to Install:
  • Connects to many types of pumps
  • Expandable for increased filtration capacity
Easy Clean:
  • Minimal maintenance - long interval before cleaning
  • Clean by simply dunking in a bucket of pond water
Easy to Integrate:
  • Can be placed at any distance from the pump
  • Expandable to increase filtration capacity to suit your needs
Cleaning Procedure:
  1. Disconnect power to pump.
  2. Remove EZ Bio Filter and the attached pump completely from the pond.
  3. To disconnect EZ Bio Filter from the attached pump: Hold the pump in one hand and twist the EZ Bio Filter clockwise to unthread.
  4. To disassemble the EZ Bio Filter: a) Twist and unthread the black top section of the EZ Bio Filter. b) Pull the Yellow and Blue Filter Core of the bottom section away from the white, hard plastic core. c) Push the center Blue Core out of the Yellow Core.
  5. Vigorously dunk the filter cores in a bucket of pond water until they are clean. This will maintain more of the beneficial bacteria on the filter core. Spray wash the white, hard plastic core.
  6. Reassemble the EZ Bio Filter: a) When completely clean, push the Blue Core back in to the Yellow Core. b) Push the Filter Cores back onto the white, hard plastic core. c) Twist the black top section clockwise onto the white plastic core.
  7. Reattach the EZ Bio Filter onto the pump. Twist pump counterclockwise until firmly attached.
* Please Note: Orders for this item being shipped to California will be responsible to pay CA Sales Tax.  Tax will be added after your order is placed.
Item # Description Price Add to Cart
MF006EZ-Bio 20 Pre Filter Double Core$41.95 Add to Cart
EZ11CEZ Bio Grey Replacement Core only 4 in dia x 7.5 in L$14.00 Add to Cart
EZ20CEZ Bio Green Core only 8 in dia x 7.5 in L$20.00 Add to Cart

Koi Clear V-105 Vortex Filter

Koi Clear V-105 Vortex Filter

One single standard unit suitable for water gardens up to 20 Ton / 5,300 Gallons.

Versatile and modular application, state of the art progressive filtration, the Matala filter media with 3-dimensional structure and high free volume, easy installation, transport friendly.

Features and Benefits:

  • Versatile and Modular Application
  • Dimensions: 42 inch diameter x 40 inch tall.
  • Contains approx 150 gallons volume.
  • Can be used as Vortex or as combined Vortex + Filter.
  • One tank can be applied as a single filtration unit.
  • Several tanks can be applied as modules in a multi-chamber filter.
  • State of the Art Progressive Filtration
  • For better step-wise transition from mechanical filtration to bio-filtration.
  • The Matala Filter media with 3-Dimensional Structure and High Free Volume
  • Active, self-cleaning vortex flow below and throughout the filter media.
  • Very resistant to clogging.
  • Easily maintained: Top to bottom rinsing.
  • Easy Installation
  • Thanks to the sloped square bottom of the KoiClear105, no extra supports are needed for positioning and equilibration.
  • Transport Friendly
  • Tanks are fully stackable.
*This item ships truck freight and does not qualify for free shipping. Please contact us for a shipping quote*

* Please Note: Orders for this item being shipped to California will be responsible to pay CA Sales Tax.  Tax will be added after your order is placed.
Item # Description Price Add to Cart
KCSTANDStand for Koi Clear 105$250.00 Add to Cart
MF007KoiClear 105, tank only$388.00 Add to Cart
MF008KoiClear 105, complete filter w/ 3 Matala$764.00 Add to Cart

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