Always disconnect from the electrical socket before performing maintenance.
Always ensure the pump is submerged in water.
Do not lift the pump unit by pulling the wire (Power Cord).
The power supply cord provided for this appliance cannot be replaced.
If the power head is attached filter intake (with filter media) than a clogged or dirty intake screen will reduce the performance of the pump. Hence you must wash away the surrounded debris frequently.
Performing regular maintenance can prolong the life span of the pump. During Installation, ensure the power plug is inserted to the power socket outlet at the higher point. This is to ensure that water will not back flow via the wire to the socket outlet or via the air pipe
Maintenance : Remove the front cover and the impeller cover, followed by the impeller unit. use a small brush to clean the cylinder or just wash away the debris under running water.
Trouble Shooting : If the pump fails to operate, please check and ensure there is a consistent power supply to the pump unit.
Power : 25W
Voltage : 220-240V
Frequency : 50/60Hz
H.MAX : 1.5M
F.MAX : 1500L/H
Ideal for 350-400 liter aquarium tank.
Filter media / sponge (Sold separately) is not a part of this product.
Ceramic rings have long been used as filter medium in domestic aquariums.
Pores in the ceramic rings helps and encourages build up of useful bacteria, which in turns converts harmful substances, like ammonia, to enhance quality of the aquarium water.
The ceramic rings can be used with all types of filtration system and in conjugation with other filter mediums, like sponge and activated carbons. (however activated Carbon may affect the potency of medicine and therefore while administering medicine, it is recommended to remove activate carbon to attain desired affect / impact of the medicine)
It is a high performance ceramic rings even in small quantity.
Simultaneous breakdown of nitrites and reduction in nitrites.
Healthy fishes and plants.
No emission of harmful substances.
Fewer water changes.
Can be used in most filters-both fresh and saltwater.
This product is suitable in almost all filter, both in fresh and saltwater aquarium. Briefly rinse the bag holding the rings under running water (it is recommended to use aquarium water and not Tap water for this purpose). Place the ceramic rings inside the filter or under the gravel filtration system.
Please note the formation of the useful bacteria is a long drawn process and patience is recommended. You could also add bacteria into the aquarium to expedite the process of nitrification.
For best results feed smaller amounts more often, instead of just two feedings daily.
Turning the water flow down / off when feeding discus can be very beneficial.
Remove any uneaten food after the feeding period to avoid any health-impacting water quality issues.
Do not over feed as it will lead to cloudy water and may promote and encourage development of harmful ammonia and other infections.
Hikari Tropical Discus Bio-Gold contains higher levels of natural ingredients which may cause a slight change in color from one production lot to another. However, each package meets the nutritional specifications.