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Biohome

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Biohome is a sintered glass filter media made of heat treated silica sand. It can be used as a biological media in canister filters, power filters, internal filters and sumps. It has an enormous surface area, which allows it to house large amounts of beneficial bacteria in a very small space. The surface of the media gets colonized by two types of aerobic nitrifying bacteria - Nitrosomonas and Nitrobacter. The first converts ammonia (NH3) into less toxic nitrites (NO2) and the latter consumes nitrites (NO2) and excretes nitrates (NO3). Biohome contains a protected labyrinth of tunnels that are occupied by anaerobic bacteria (denitrifying bacteria), which breaks down nitrates (NO3) into free nitrogen.

Biohome Maxi, Biohome Ultimate and Biohome Plus contain trace elements, which helps speed up colonization of the media by beneficial bacteria. The trace elements are responsible for the reddish colour of the media.

Because the available surface area is much larger than that of other media, using Biohome filter media in your filter will increase efficiency of your filter. Please make sure to provide sufficient mechanical filteration to prevent Biohome media from clogging with debris.

This media is quite new to North America but it has been used by Arrowana, Koi and Flowerhorn breeders in Asia for more than a decade.

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Biohome Ultimate 1kg
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Biohome Ultimate is the most popular Biohome filter media. It's enormous surface area supports g ...

$18.49
Biohome Ultimate 5kg
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Biohome Ultimate is the most popular Biohome filter media. It's enormous surface area supports g ...

$123.26
Biohome Ultimate 10kg
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Biohome Ultimate is the most popular Biohome filter media. It's enormous surface area supports g ...

$233.55
Biohome Mini Ultra 1kg
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Biohome Mini Ultra has the same structure as Biohome Ultimate, the difference between these two biol ...

$21.95
Biohome Mini Ultra 5kg
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Biohome Mini Ultra has the same structure as Biohome Ultimate, the difference between these two biol ...

$104.26
Biohome Mini Ultra 10kg
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Biohome Mini Ultra has the same structure as Biohome Ultimate, the difference between these two biol ...

$197.55
Biohome Biogravel 1kg
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Biohome Biogravel is the newest Biohome filter media and because of it's small size it is an ide ...

$25.95
Biohome Biogravel 5kg
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Biohome Biogravel is the newest Biohome filter media and because of it's small size it is an ide ...

$123.26
Biohome Biogravel 10kg
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Biohome Biogravel is the newest Biohome filter media and because of it's small size it is an ide ...

$233.55
Biohome Supergravel 1kg
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Biohome Supergravel is the newest Biohome filter media, larger type of biogravel.  It ...

$25.95
Biohome Maxi 1kg
 

Biohome Maxi is the largest Biohome media. It is suitable for sumps, large canister filters and tric ...

$25.95
Biohome Maxi 5kg
 

Biohome Maxi is the largest Biohome media. It is suitable for sumps, large canister filters and tric ...

$123.26
Biohome Maxi 10kg
 

Biohome Maxi is the largest Biohome media. It is suitable for sumps, large canister filters and tric ...

$233.55
Biohome Ultra 1kg
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Biohome Ultra is the same filter media as Biohome Maxi but it doesn't contain additional trace e ...

$19.95
Biohome Ultra 5kg
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Biohome Ultra is the same filter media as Biohome Maxi but it doesn't contain additional trace e ...

$94.76
Biohome Ultra 10kg
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Biohome Ultra is the same filter media as Biohome Maxi but it doesn't contain additional trace e ...

$179.55
Biohome Plus 1kg
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Biohome Plus is one of the original Biohome filter media. This biological media doesn't have the pro ...

$23.95
Biohome Plus 5kg
 

Biohome Plus is one of the original Biohome filter media. This biological media doesn't have the pro ...

$113.76
Biohome Plus 10kg
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Biohome Plus is one of the original Biohome filter media. This biological media doesn't have the pro ...

$215.55
Biohome Bio-motion 1L
 

Biohome Bio-motion is a round biological media designed for moving bed filters, sumps, external and ...

$21.95
Biohome Bio-motion 5L
 

Biohome Bio-motion is a round biological media designed for moving bed filters, sumps, external and ...

$104.26
Biohome Marine Small 1kg
 

Biohome Marine Small is essentially Biohome Ultimate with 50% porosity, however it contains trace el ...

$25.95
Biohome Marine Small 5kg
 

Biohome Marine Small is essentially Biohome Ultimate with 50% porosity, however it contains trace el ...

$123.26
Biohome Marine Large 1kg
 

Biohome Marine Large is essentially Biohome Maxi with 50% porosity, however it contains trace elemen ...

$25.95
Biohome Marine Large 5kg
 

Biohome Marine Large is essentially Biohome Maxi with 50% porosity, however it contains trace elemen ...

$123.26
Filter Starter Balls
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Filter starter balls are gell balls containing a large number of beneficial bacteria. Place them on ...

$5.00

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