Matala's newly released Biosteps II series of pond filters bring highly requested updates to the Biosteps 10 design. Keeping the compact footprint, upgradable modular design, and versatility of the Biosteps 10, the Biosteps II adds improved materials, functionality, and performance. Customizable to fit just about any pond, these gravity filters feature progressive density filter media and a cross flow design which is able to easily trap debris, even at high flow rates, without the rapid buildup of settled solids on the filter bottom.
The included Matala mats (2 green, 2 blue, and 2 gray) offer three progressive densities to ensure that particulate of all sizes get filtered while also providing 200ft2 of surface area to provide a home to the beneficial bacteria that keep your water chemistry pristine. A sloped filter bottom and bottom drain make backwashing fast and simple to reduce the amount of time spent cleaning. Automotive grade polymers ensure that your Biosteps II stands up to not only weather, but the hot and cold cycles that can quickly destroy lesser plastics.
The modular plug-and-play design ensures that whatever your pond needs, there is a Biosteps II for you, but as your pond grows and changes with time, your Biosteps II allows your filter to grow with you. Whether you decide to add ultraviolet clarification, a waterfall spillway, drain valve, or change your hose size to accommodate a new pump, the BioSteps has the option and you can add it at any time!
The Biosteps II has a dimensional footprint of 20" L x 15" W x 23" H, features a new "Swivel Inlet Fitting" with barb sizes for 3/4", 1", 1-1/4" and 1.5", as well as outlet fittings for 1.5" or 2" pipe connection. The pipe connection outlet utilizes an open flow "gravity return" to the pond but, of course, you can also use the optional 11" Waterfall Spillway, sure to create a stunning display!
The Biosteps II offers unbeatable mechanical and biological filtration at an incredible value.
|Model||Waterfall||16W UV Clarifier||Pump||Tubing||Max Pond Size (No Fish)||Max Pond Size (Heavy Fish Load)||Max Flow Rate|
|Biosteps II - Base||None||None||None||None||2,700 gallons||1,350 gallons||1,060 gph|
|Biosteps II - Base with Waterfall||Included||None||None||None||2,700 gallons||1,350 gallons||1,060 gph|
|Biosteps II - Base with 16w UV||None||Included||None||None||2,700 gallons||1,350 gallons||1,060 gph|
|Biosteps II Plus||None||None||Magna-Flow 1100||25' of 3/4" tubing||2,700 gallons||1,350 gallons||1,060 gph|
|Biosteps II Plus with Waterfall||Included||None||Magna-Flow 1100||25' of 3/4" tubing||2,700 gallons||1,350 gallons||1,060 gph|
|Biosteps II Pro||None||Included||Magna-Flow 1100||25' of 3/4" tubing||2,700 gallons||1,350 gallons||1,060 gph|
|Biosteps II Premium||Included||Included||Magna-Flow 1100||25' of 3/4" tubing||2,700 gallons||1,350 gallons||1,060 gph|