This media is the finest biological & mechanical media available. Although it costs a little more, it will outlast other similar products and is extremely easy to clean.
Its tremendous amount of surface area, makes it an ideal biological media. It can be easily cut to any shape to fit any filter.
For best results mix layers of Matala using a coarse layer first for large solids removal followed by denser layers for fine debris. Due to its unique material design, Matala media is much more rigid than traditional polyester media. This makes it easier to clean but does not allow it to be rolled up like other media.