Glass Filter Media Grade 1 (25kg Bag) - Collect in Store Only


25kg Glass Filter Media Grade 1 - Collect in Store Only

Grade 1 Glass equivalent to 16/30 grade sand

Glass is an enviromentally friendly filter media and an excellent alternative to sand.  It is made from recycled glass that doesn`t involve intrusive mining and the use of scarce resources.  

The key features of glass media are:

  • Improves water clarity, removes upto 30% more material and pollutants than sand
  • Removes particles as small as 5 microns
  • Pay back period less than 12 months
  • Reduces chemical usage
  • Resists bacterial contamination
  • Longer lasting
  • Chloramines greatly reduced
  • 50% less water required to back wash
  • 10% less media required than sand 

The table below shows a selection of common filter types and sizes, and the amount of glass required for each - if you filter is not listed and you are unsure how much glass you require, please contact us on 01252 511292 and we will be happy to help you.

Filter Make / Type Filter Size Qty Glass Required
Atika Top Mount 19" 70kg (+25kg gravel)
Atika Top Mount 24" 140kg (+25kg gravel)
Atika Top Mount 30" 140kg (+25kg gravel)
Atika Side Mount 19" 50kg (+25kg gravel)
Atika Side Mount 24" 90kg (+50kg gravel)
Atika Side Mount 30" 190kg (+75kg gravel)
Lacron Side/Top Mount 16" 50kg
Lacron Side/Top Mount 18" 70kg
Lacron Side/Top Mount 24" 115kg
Lacron Side/Top Mount 30" 190kg
Vision Side/Top Mount 20" 85kg
Vision Side/Top Mount 24" 130kg
Vision Side/Top Mount 30" 200kg

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