Mechanical and chemical filter cartridges for Penguin power filters
Traps debris and removes dissolved organic aquarium pollutants
Replace filter cartridge every 2-4 weeks for optimum aquarium water quality
Ready-to-use cartridges keep power filter maintenance simple and convenient. Marineland Penguin Rite-Size Filter Cartridges feature a double-thick polyfiber pad on one side to efficiently trap dirt and debris. The other side features a patented ribbed backing that allows even distribution of aquarium water through the super effective Black Diamond Carbon that quickly removes discoloration and dissolved organic pollutants. The result is superior mechanical and chemical filtration to maintain superior aquarium water quality.
Mechanical filtration can greatly improve the health of most aquariums, and is also important for the efficiency of your biological filtration. The process is simple: mechanical media strains solid debris.
Biological filtration is the action of bacteria breaking down dangerous ammonia, converting it to nitrite, and then converting nitrite to less toxic nitrate. This article discusses how the process works.
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