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Evolution Aqua K1 Filter Media

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In summary, the Kaldnes Moving Bed process offers fish keepers a scientifically validated filtration method that has been refined through years of practical application in fish farming and wastewater treatment. With its innovative design and high-performing media, this filtration system represents a significant advancement in aquarium filtration technology, providing fish keepers with the tools they need to maintain pristine water conditions and promote the well-being of their fish.

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Discover award-winning filtration media that has revolutionized the koi market! Evolution Aqua’s groundbreaking moving bed filtration technology, showcased in Nexus filters, offers exceptional benefits:

  • 500m2 per m3 Protected Surface Area for optimal filtration efficiency.
  • Dramatically enhances the performance of filter systems, ensuring cleaner water.
  • Provides a large surface area for beneficial bacteria colonization, promoting biological filtration.
  • Offers both mechanical and biological filtration capabilities for comprehensive water purification.
  • Suitable for use in static and moving bed filter systems, providing versatility for various setups.

Elevate your pond’s filtration system with Evolution Aqua’s acclaimed filtration media for unparalleled water clarity and quality.

Kaldnes Moving Bed process, which has been scientifically tried and tested in fish farming and wastewater treatment for over 10 years. It’s now available for fish keepers and is exclusively distributed worldwide by Evolution Aqua. The media is engineered in a wheel shape and is slightly positively buoyant. This allows a small amount of water flow to circulate the media throughout the vessel. This flow is created with your air pump and air stones or diffuser etc.

How it works: Maturing the Kaldnes bio-media is important because a delicate ecosystem is naturally developing for the bacteria involved in the nitrification process. Kaldnes media provides the maximum active surface area for the bacteria to colonise, more than other types of static media. It is this process which removes harmful ammonia and nitrite from the water.

How it is different to other media: As the Kaldnes media moves within the filter, it causes the old dead bacteria on the outside to be displaced. This makes space for new younger heavier feeding bacteria to rapidly colonise. Within the wheel is a protected surface which enables colonies of bacteria to naturally follow their lifecycle, of maturing, dying and then fueling the latter stages of the nitrification cycle. Kaldnes has been designed to provide the best possible habitat for both young and mature beneficial bacterial colonies.

Incorporating Kaldnes Moving Bed™ Process. Developed by Professor Halvard Odergard at Trondheim University of Science and Technology the Kaldnes Moving Bed™ bio film. The process has been designed specifically to create the most effective environment for the nitrification process to take place. The media is engineered in a wheel shape and is slightly positively buoyant, allowing a small amount of water flow (created by adding air to the process) to circulate the media throughout the vessel.

Oxygen and food (ammonia and nitrite) gives the bacteria the means to grow, whilst the Kaldnes media provides maximum surface area for the bacteria to colonise and produce bio film. It is this process, which removes harmful ammonia and nitrite from the water. As the Kaldnes media chaotically circulates within the bio tank, it causes old dead bacteria/bio film on the outside, to be removed making space for new younger heavier feeding bacteria/bio films to colonise. Within the wheel, is a protected surface, which enables colonies of bacteria to naturally follow their life cycle, maturing and dying, in turn fuelling the latter stages of the nitrification conversion process. It also assists in the breakdown of any small particles passing through from the mechanical stage. Therefore, the Kaldnes media maintains both a young bio film and a maturing bio film providing a more consistent filter performance, whilst improving water quality, encouraging healthier Koi and aiding in reducing green water and blanket weed.

Due to chaotic movement of the Kaldnes K1 media, the process is self-cleaning and requires no maintenance. This allows the filter to reach optimum effectiveness without the disturbance of periodic maintenance, avoiding unnecessary loss of bacteria within the filter preventing high levels of ammonia and nitrite within the water.

This amazing bio media which is reputed to be 10 times more efficient than matting and lowers Nitrate 100 litres can process 1/2 kilo of high protein food per day. Designed to be moving at all times, Kaldnes K1 is self cleaning, owing to its continual motion in both water and airflows and is also therefore massively oxygenated thus rendering it super efficient. Kaldnes has also proven to be a fantastic static media to improve mechanical filtration as it does not block, but is capable of removing very fine solids and is very easy to clean.

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Weight N/A
Dimensions 60 × 40 × 30 cm
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25ltr, 50ltr