Your filter foam pad will trap debris that is in the aquarium resulting in clean and clear water whilst trapping fish waste, uneaten food and plant matter, allowing you to clean this waste from your aquarium. Doing this will help reduce the production of nitrogenous waste and helps aid and maintain your water quality.
Why do we need foams
Filter foams are mechanical media and are the simplest of the filtration options . The mechanical media collects the waste . It becomes your job as the aquarist to remove the foams . If the foams are not changed this could lead to them rotting and could lower your water quality.
The Filter foams will trap fine and coarse debris , uneaten food , fish waste and therefore reduce the production of nitrogenous waste . This will , in turn help to maintain good water conditions and ensure your aquarium thrives.
Hugo say ” having good water quality means you have happy fish therefore you are a happy person”
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