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Fish Tank Replacement Filter Bags

As you look around the Zen Pet Supplies’ online store, you will notice that we carry thousands of products, supplies, and pieces of equipment for all types of pets, and our fish store is quite large. We have all the parts necessary to set up and maintain any size fish tank or aquarium, and whether you’re a beginner or experienced aquarist, we have what you need to keep your fish thriving for a long time. Don’t be overwhelmed by the sheer number of parts you’ll see for a fish aquarium as not all parts are necessary for all types of tanks and fish. Medium to large-capacity tanks require a great deal more work and equipment than smaller, beginner tanks require, so if you want to start out small and work your way up to a larger system, you’re in the right place to start getting the supplies you’ll need. High-quality, affordable fish tank filter bags can be found in our current inventory, so simply place an order and your shipment will arrive in the mail in just a few days.

If you’re not quite sure if you need filter bags, let’s take a look at what they do. Reusable filter bags hold your carbon, ammonia remover and other media in order to prevent loose media from causing damage to your power filter’s motor. Filter media can be divided into three types: mechanical filter media for removing solid wastes; chemical filter media for chemically removing dissolved wastes; and biological filter media, which support the bacteria that neutralize dissolved wastes. Filter bags will work with a variety of different filters in your tank allowing for maximum convenience and optimal use. Also referred to as “media” bags, filter bags hold loose filter media. It’s important to choose a filter bag ideal for the type of media being used as very small media will go through the holes in a large micron bag. What are microns? When choosing a filter bag, the higher the micron number the larger the hole. If your media is very tiny, generally something in the 150 micron size or less will do just fine. A high-quality filter bag can be reused and refilled, so tie a knot in the drawstring that is easy to untie at a later date.

One of the most important things to remember when keeping a fish aquarium is that it must be properly set up, cleaned and maintained or your will fish will not thrive. If your aquarium is left unmaintained, your aquarium's water quality will decrease significantly which could lead to the death of your fish. Zen Pet Supplies has everything you need to keep a small, medium or large tank up and running smoothly and efficiently for years. The parts we carry usually come in a varied price range, so you’re in complete control of how much you spend. If you’ve got the means and the experience, you can spend a lot of money on your fish aquarium parts, or you can start out more conservatively and spend less as you learn more about being an aquarist. As you grow your aquatic habitat you can add more and more supplies and pieces of equipment to your collection. Please browse our online store and check out the filter bags in our current inventory.