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Aqua One (5c) Carbon and Wool Cartridge *** TRIPLE PACK ***

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Aqua One (5c) Carbon and Wool Cartridge *** TRIPLE PACK ***
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Brand:  Genuine Aqua One Branded Product
Range:  Aquarium Filtration

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Genuine and Original Aqua One Carbon and Wool Cartridge TRIPLE PACK for use with AquaStyle (AR) 850.


Genuine and Original Aqua One Carbon and Wool Cartridge TRIPLE PACK for use with AquaStyle (AR) 980

◾ Genuine Aqua One Spare
◾ Easy to Change
◾ Low Maintenance Costs
◾ Works in AquaStyle 980 only


Replacing an Aqua One 5c Carbon and Wool Cartridge

The Aqua one 5c carbon and polymer wool cartridge is one of our best selling products for a good reason - it works exactly as it should, trapping fish waste and purifying aquarium water for 4 to 6 weeks after which it gets thrown away and replaced. What could be simpler?

Aquarium Maintenance Made Easy...

The 5c cartridge itself is however quite a clever little thing designed with complex aims and objectives in mind. The polymer wool top layer is carefully manufactured to be a specific thickness - dense enough to trap a month's worth of solids yet not impede water flow. The polymer layer is also carefully bonded to the carbon tray, in such a way as provide support and prevent sagging when it gets dirty.

The carbon tray does indeed hold the carbon granules which are an essential and very purifying but can also be messy if left to roll around. Water always attempts to take the easiest path through a filter so the carbon tray not only neatly contains the carbon but also ensures that water is evenly distributed throughout the cartridge making the most efficient use of the available filter area. Water then leaves the cartridge in an even manner meaning that the black sponge layer and bio-noodles are also utilised in an even, efficient manner.

Beneficial Bacteria

The Aqua One 5c carbon and wool cartridges are not designed to grow the beneficial, nitrifying bacteria so often sought after by the fish keeper. Rather the 5c is around to stop harmful solids and excess chemical waste reaching the foam and Bio-Noodle layers which will grow a nice thick layer of good bacteria.

5c cartridges don't always last the full six weeks in between changes and it's worth checking on their performance once per week. Just lift the filter lid and peer in. If water is 'pooling' on the surface polymer wool layer rather than passing straight through, the cartridge is blocked and should be changed. Don't attempt to wash the cartridge under the tap, it has been used up - change it.

Change every six weeks

While the 5c carbon and wool cartridge needs changing every six weeks, the foam and Bio-Noodle layers are much longer lasting. However there is a limit to how long even these well designed items last. So, change a few Bio Noodles every month to stop them all becoming clogged up at once and change the foam/sponge layer yearly at least. In between, the sponge layer may be rinsed in a little aquarium water, which is then thrown away of course.


Average Rating (16 Reviews):  
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Triple cartridge pack
Saturday, 11 February 2017  | 

Very good value speedy post all arrived safe


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Great
Thursday, 22 September 2016  | 

Brilliant value for money


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Excellent value
Saturday, 28 May 2016  | 

This essential spare is hard to find except online. Aquarium Parts' price for this triple pack is exceptional. (I have paid 17.99 for just one in the past) Processing and delivery very efficient and smooth.


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Outstanding
Saturday, 14 November 2015  | 

Great service, rapid delivery, couldn't be better. Thank you.


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Aqua One - Triple pack
Sunday, 30 August 2015  | 

Excellent service, delivered within three days. Filters are just right for the Aqua One series aquarium.


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Genuine Parts at Great Prices
Saturday, 29 August 2015  | 

Great product, great price, great service - what else is there to say!


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Aqua one 5c filter pack.
Thursday, 2 July 2015  | 

Good product. Very good price. Quick delivery.


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AquaOne filter triple pack
Sunday, 5 April 2015  | 

Prompt despatch of item at very competitive price.


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all i needed
Thursday, 12 March 2015  | 

Works superb, happy fish happy me


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Aqua one 5c cartridge triple pack
Tuesday, 11 November 2014  | 

Very easy to change.
At best price I could find.


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