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SPARE PARTS Matala BioSteps 10 Filter Parts




BioSteps Inlet Fitting

BioSteps Inlet Fitting

The Inlet Fitting at the top of filter is a clear threaded connector with an O-ring and a black nut. The clear fitting is a unique fitting. It has male threads on the outside and female threads on the inside. The easiest way to connect the inlet fitting is as follows:

  1. Place O-ring over the barb end first and slide it over the threads until it stops.
  2. Insert the barb end from the inside of the filter tank and push through to the outside of tank. The O-ring should be touching the inside wall of filter tank.
  3. Slide the black nut over the barb end (from the outside of tank) and tighten down the threads until fitting is secure.
  4. If you are also attaching a UV Clarifier to inside of BioSteps you must loosen the inlet fitting a little so it can spin. Position the UV Clarifier inside the tank and align the male threads of UV with the female threads of the inlet fitting. Twist the barb fitting to secure the UV as tight as it will go by hand. Do not use tools.
Item # Description Price Add to Cart
HOSECLR4BioSteps Inlet Fitting w/nut & O-ring$12.00 Add to Cart
INWNut and O-Ring for Inlet$8.00 Add to Cart
BSIORInlet O-Ring Only$5.00 Add to Cart

BioSteps 10 Outlet Fitting

BioSteps 10 Outlet Fitting

The Outlet Fitting is located in the filter at the opposite end of Inlet Fitting. It includes the nut, an O-ring and the outlet connector. Always install the O-ring on the inside of the filter tank. The outlet connector has two internal pipe sizes. PUt your finger inside the outlet connector and you will feel both sizes. The first pipe size is a European fit. The next pipe size is U.S. PVC SCH 40 1.5". Insert 1.5" sch 40 PVC pipe all the way into the outlet connector until it stops and then push and twist real hard and it will lock in. This is a compression fit so you do not need glue.

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Item # Description Price Add to Cart
OUTFITBioSteps 10 Outlet Fitting includes O-ring$13.00 Add to Cart
ONWNut and O-Ring for outlet$8.00 Add to Cart
BSOORO-Ring Only$5.00 Add to Cart

BioSteps Drain/Waste Fitting

BioSteps Drain/Waste Fitting

The Drain / Waste Fitting is located on the bottom of filter tank. It includes a barb, a nut with flat o-ring and a threaded plug with small round o-ring. Use the large flat O-ring on the inside of the filter tank. The plug has a small o-ring also. As an option to using the plug please consider the following: The end of the drain fitting has a 1" sch 40 PVC female thread. You can install a 1" PVC male adapter with wrapping tape and then glue on an optional 1" gate valve for more convenient cleaning and draining.

Item # Description Price Add to Cart
BSDFBioSteps Drain/Waste Fitting includes 2 O-rings$13.00 Add to Cart
BSDNWNut and Flat O-Ring for drain$8.00 Add to Cart
BSDORLarge Flat O-Ring Only$5.00 Add to Cart
BSDEORSmall o-ring for drain plug$5.00 Add to Cart

Replacement Media Pre Cut

Easy to replace your old media with our pre-cut sheets ready for drop into the BioSteps.

Available in green density, blue density, gray density.

Old style BioSteps used a piece of soft open cell foam as the last section in the BioSteps. This has been replaced with another piece of gray Matala instead. The gray Matala will not clog as quickly as the foam but will still give fine particle filtration.

Item # Description Price Add to Cart
BSG2BioStep Green Pad 2 pieces$40.00 Add to Cart
BSB2BioStep Blue Pad 2 pieces$40.00 Add to Cart
BSG2BioSteps Gray Pad 2 pieces$45.00 Add to Cart

Stainless Steel Bracket for BioSteps

Stainless Steel Bracket for BioSteps

The Stainless Steel Bracket is an optional brace. It can be installed across the top of the BioSteps 10 filter in order to prevent bowing of the filter tank walls. This helps hold the walls tighter so the media is a snug fit. This will help prevent channeling of water around the media. It is especially useful in warm climates where the filter is in a hot area and the walls may be bowing. Always be sure to keep your lid on tight because this will help to maintain the proper shape of the filter tank and prevent bowing.

Item # Description Price Add to Cart
SBStainless Steel Bracket for BioSteps 10$17.00 Add to Cart

Koi & Pond Tip of the Day
September 25th, 2017
An effective, and humane, method of warding off raccoons is to use Red Fox Urine near your pond.  This will keep away raccoons far more effectively than sprinklers or electric fences.
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